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Potomac Youth Lead Evangelism Meetings, Hundreds Commit to Follow Jesus
Story by Visitor and Potomac Hispanic Ministries Staff
A praise team leads song service at the Mount Vernon Spanish church in Alexandria, Va.
At the beginning of the year, Hispanic young people in the Potomac Conference received a CD chockfull of sermons, posters and other materials to help prepare them to become evangelists. Nine months later, those who accepted the challenge stood in front of friends and family preaching about Jesus during a recent youth evangelism week at their churches. Some 27 churches participated, including youth from the Bealton (Va.), Oxon Hill (Md.) and District of Columbia Spanish churches.
“We were blessed in having the opportunity to lead during the week and to see the youth participate actively,” said Juan Del Cid, a member of the Takoma Park (Md.) Spanish church.
The conference sets aside one week a year for youth, women and children to participate in a week of evangelism. The youth week is special because this is a way to “engage the youth with the mission of the church and have them experience the joy of bringing people to meet Jesus Christ,” said Pastor Eliasib Fajardo, the conference’s Hispanic Youth Ministries coordinator.
At the time of this article’s publication, hundreds of young people who attended the youth-led meetings made commitments to serve Jesus and 37 new members were baptized.
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