WHO WE ARE?
We are the Hispanic and Bilingual Fellowship of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the U.S. and Canada. We are a group that responds not only to the need of worship in the Spanish language, but also to the fact that culturally, socially, historically and traditionally our Hispanic people has been a town within a town.
We, the Obra Hispana, belong to Jesus as one family, sharing our resources to grow together through our relationships. We are a group of churches united in covenant, interests, culture, distinctive worshiping, different languages and Christ-centered theological differences.
We are a social and theological voice to the Hispanic people and we must respond to the needs, realities and challenges of the Hispanic community in the U.S. and Canada with a sense of support, commitment and affirmation of the dignity of the Hispanic community.
Support the immigrant community, documented or undocumented, with a pastoral accompaniment in their crises and asserting their identity as part of the body of Christ.
Being and proclaim the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ through our witness of love and service, from the doors of our church to the end of the world. (Acts 1:8)
A church that grows and matures in fidelity to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, showing a community of faith that heals, restores hope, through a comprehensive Christian spirituality and a deep passion for social justice
Each local church will separates the tithes and
send lt as sugested
in three equal parts:
1/3 to Missions Fund
(Disciples Mission Fund)
and the Region
1/3 to Central Pastoral Office for Hispanic Ministries
1/3 The Hispanic Convention
We assume a pact of mutual work in unity of purpose with the whole Church, for God's mission in the world. Proclaiming reconciliation with God and with others, and affirming the eradication of racism and prejudice in our Church and communities around.
Reaffirm the validity of the Central Pastoral Office for Hispanic Ministries (OPCMH) as a the structure that properly creates and channels programmatic solutions to the Obra Hispana of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada.
In the covenant of faithful stewardship and responsibility to the whole Church, we affirm the voice of Scripture in the validity of tithing as a measure of support to the local, Regional and General Church.