Columbia Union Sets Goal of 3,000 Hispanic Small Groups
Story by V. Michelle Bernard / Photo by Jorge Pillco
Spanish-speaking church leaders across the Columbia Union Conference attended Vida GPS Caravan meetings throughout November. The caravan, with speaker/evangelist Alejandro Bullón and Rubén Ramos, the Columbia Union’s vice president for Multilingual Ministries, stopped at 24 locations throughout the territory, with the goal of motivating and educating attendees about the essential role small groups play in carrying out the church’s mission.
Ramos hopes that by the end of 2019, members will have increased the number of small groups around the union from 900 to 3,000. “The number of baptisms is not the important thing,” says Ramos. “What matters most is that the members get involved in mission.”
Attendees received materials to help strengthen their ministries and to prepare for the week of evangelism, April 12–19, 2019, happening across the North American Division (NAD). The NAD Multilingual Ministries event will feature a week of evangelism presentations by Bullón that participants can show in their local groups.