Current and upcoming events, Latino/Hispanic Communities, News, Liturgical, and Formation Resources.
Please let us know of any information you think we should include here by contacting Sylvia Sepulveda at email@example.com or 206.325.4200 x2042.
Nuevo Amanacer 2121 was wonderful! Watch the plenary sessions and presentations using the Facebook video links below.
Hope you can join in next year – June 16-19, 2022.
Important General links:
The Latino / Hispanic Ministry of The Episcopal Church wishes to keep our thriving and entrepreneurial community informed and in contact.
Episcopal Church Foundation Vital Practices is a ministry of the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) whose mission is to be a comprehensive and holistic resource that helps vitalize Episcopal faith communities.
Episcopal News Service (ENS) offers in-depth reporting and analysis of local, regional, national and international news for Episcopalians and others interested in the church’s mission and ministry. Providing written and multimedia coverage, Episcopal News Service is the officially sponsored online news source of the Episcopal Church.
What Are Your Community Demographics? This racial dot map is an American snapshot; it provides an accessible visualization of geographic distribution, population density, and racial diversity of the American people in every neighborhood in the entire country.
Reports on research on Latino population gathered by Pew Research Center (in English.)
Free census data for Washington state, distributable by various ethnicities, by town (in English.)
Study Your Neighborhood – The Episcopal Church offers research and statistics about your community from annual Parochial Reports. Find Washington state under “Olympia.” Select a church, then “Explore Neighborhood” for a demographic overview of the area within a 15 minute driving distance of your congregation’s physical location.
The Episcopal Church is pleased to announce the release of trial transliteral translations of the Book of Common Prayer in Spanish and French, with Haitian Creole to follow. Directed by the 79th General Convention through resolution A070, the Task Force on Liturgical Translation plans to seek feedback from native speakers in those languages.
Book of Occasional Services 2018
The Book of Occasional Services is a collection of liturgical resources related to occasions which do not occur with sufficient frequency to warrant their inclusion in The Book of Common Prayer.
Here we offer files with the Sunday Lectionary that follow the REVISED COMMON LECTIONARY: EPISCOPAL EDITION for use in your congregations.
There are liberation theologians … and there are “liberation painters.” Maximino Cerezo Barredo is one of them. His drawings have been running, over the past decades, through Latin American publications and passing from one to another without copyrights or royalties, from photocopy to photocopy until they wear out and become almost unrecognizable … as true “property of the Latin American People” they are. Now they’ve entered the era of digitization …
Church Publishing Incorporated (CPI) was founded in 1918 as the Church Hymnal Corporation, a nonprofit affiliate of the Church Pension Group. Today, CPI’s 14 staff professionals produce about 50 new books and resources each year, and manage a portfolio of more than 2600 active products, many sold worldwide.
Publications – Blue Book, Constitution and Canons, Journal, Liturgical Resources, Model Policies, Other Reports, Policies and Forms, Summary of Actions.
Fiesta de Guadalupe (pdf) – from The Book of Occasional Services 2018.
- Background and guidelines for celebrating the Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe (pdf) by Rev. Josefina Beecher.
Las Posadas resources – a short guide, video, and music, from Forward Movement.
Quinceañera (link) – Written by Padre Isaías A. Rodríguez, Edited by Padre Daniel Caballero.
Rosario Anglicano Tradición Celta (video link) – Praying the rosary is a sublime act of adoration where we give ourselves body and soul to God our creator. We remember Christ’s teachings, proclaim his praises, and reflect on our lives. By praying the rosary we seek to be heard by our Lord. We must give ourselves to God with love and making a purpose for change. It is an eminent act of reflection and meditation that should lead us to a radical change of life.
Rosario Anglicano Dolorosa Pasión (video link) – The Anglican Rosary reminds us that Christ is the center of our lives and we form one body with him. Praying the rosary is an eminent act of reflection and meditation that should lead us to a radical change of life.
What We Believe – We Episcopalians believe in a loving, liberating, and life-giving God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. As constituent members of the Anglican Communion in the United States, we are descendants of and partners with the Church of England and the Scottish Episcopal Church, and are part of the third largest group of Christians in the world…
What is Anglicanism (pdf) by Rev. Fr. Isaías A. Rodríguez
“A fairly comprehensive understanding of our Anglican ethos.”
Jesus Was An Episcopalian
This brilliant little book invites both newcomers and long-time Episcopalians to take a fresh look at all the Episcopal Church has to offer. Chris Yaw uses his journalism skills to tackle church history, modern changes and deeply rooted theology in a light-hearted, down-to-earth, very readable style that helps us look at who we are and who God is calling us to be.
Altar Manual – from the Episcopal Church in Colombia, for the benefit of Spanish-speaking congregations.
Resources for Children:
Pura Belpré Awards, 1996-2021 – Resources for the titles recognized by this award since its inception in 1996 — portraying, affirming, and celebrating the Latino cultural experience.