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Read the August Visitor Feature: A Place of Their Own
Story by Sylvia Garcia Urrutia; photos by Al Peasley
“We basically only speak English in school … and most parents know a little bit of English, so we really don’t practice Spanish,” shares Paola Sorto, a youth at Potomac Conference’s Germantown Spanish church in Germantown, Md. “On Saturday, during culto divino (divine service), preachers … use words I don’t understand!”
At the beginning of this year, the Germantown Spanish church started a bilingual youth church that meets once a month. Sorto says that she is able to get more out of those services spiritually. Click here to read the full story, which features the many ways Columbia Union churches are reaching second-generation Hispanic youth. Lea esta historia en Español aquí. Click here to watch a video story about Spanglish worship services.
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