Our Conexión is a sacred space for dialogue that reflects the realities of ethnic communities. It is a place where our experiences, perspectives and humanity come together in the form of a discussion that, hopefully, contributes to the growth of our faith communities. We cover topics that range from societal and systemic issues, spirituality and relationships.
This is done in partnership between United Methodist Communications and the Plan for Hispanic Latino Ministry of the United Methodist Church.
The Advent Season of 2020
In this episode, the Rev. Chebon Kernell offers a word of hope as we talk about the advent season of 2020, from an indigenous person’s perspective.
The PK experience from a Latino Perspective
In this episode, we take an underground look into the experience of four different pastors’ kids and hear about their faith journeys.
Intersection of Race, Faith and the Elections pt. 2
In part two of our series on race, faith and the elections we chat with Bishop LaTrelle Miller Easterling of the Baltimore Washington Conference on the day after the general election.
Intersection of Race, Faith and the Elections
In this episode, we tackle the intersections of race, faith and the elections in a fluid bilingual manner. We will be speaking with one of our bishops from the United Methodist Church, a Dreamer, and a second-generation leader in her community and church. We’re also joined by the Rev. Gustavo Vasquez, director of UMNews for the Hispanic/Latino audience.
Racial Justice pt. 2: Hispanic Heritage Month
Paul speaks with Bishop Joel Martínez, pastora Dorlimar Lebrón Malavé, and Andres De Arco about Hispanic Heritage month and our successes, challenges, and experiences during the pandemic.
Racial Justice pt. 1: Racism and Christianity
In this episode, Aileen talks to Tim Tanton and Dr. Rev. Giovanni Arroyo to discuss studies that show racism among white Christians is higher than the non-religious and how existing structural systems support that. Title of article discussed: Racism among white Christians is higher than among the nonreligious. That’s no coincidence.