Hispanic Heritage Month is coming up on September 15th through October 15th. The NC Conference Media Center has books, DVDs, and curricula for use in Hispanic/Latinx Ministries including some resources in Spanish.
You can find a complete list of these resources on our Hispanic/Latinx Ministry Pathfinder. This pathfinder contains the following types of resources.
Books in Spanish
We have 16 books for adults that are completely in Spanish. They include books on ministry leadership and Spanish versions of some bible studies. Here are a few from the list:
- Fiesta Cristiana: Recursos para la Adoración
- Rezando en Colores: Dibujando un camino nuevo hacia Dios
- América Latina: La Gente y la Fe
- La Inmigración y la Biblia: Guía para una Bienvenida Radical
- Doctrina Metodista: Los Fundamentos
We have ten DVDs that cover topics such as immigration, Latin American culture, and Mexican American civil rights.
- The Guestworker
- One Border, One Body: Immigration & the Eucharist
- Brother Towns / Pueblos Hermanos
- A Class Apart: A Mexican American Civil Rights Story
In our children’s collection, we have the Zona Bíblica children’s curriculum in Spanish starting at age 3 and going up to grade 6. We also have picture books that are in English and Spanish on the same page. Several of our animated children’s DVDs include captions or language tracks in Spanish.
English Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Ministries
We have 19 English resources that focus on issues of interest to those working with Hispanic/Latinx ministries. Topics include outreach to Hispanic/Latinx communities, church development for Hispanic/Latinx congregations, immigration, and learning to speak Spanish.
- A Future for the Latino Church: Models for Multilingual, Multigenerational Hispanic Congregations
- Viral Multiplication in Hispanic Churches: How to Plant and Multiply Disciple-Making Hispanic Churches in Twenty-First-Century America
- Who is My Neighbor? = ¿Quién es Mi Vecino? : Learning Spanish as Church Hospitality
- Pentecost Journey: A Planning Guide for Non-Hispanic/Latino Congregations
For a complete list of our resources for Hispanic/Latinx Ministries divided into the categories given above, view our Hispanic/Latinx Ministry pathfinder.
You can also try searching our online catalog for “Spanish” to discover 140+ resources that use the Spanish language.
Request These Resources
These resources can be borrowed for free by anyone involved with a United Methodist church in the North Carolina Conference. We can even mail them to you! All you need to do is fill out the Resource Request Form.