Leadership Matters: The Role of Latino/a Religious Leadership in Social Ministry



This report’s applied research information about Latino/a congregations and their leaders offers an informed portrait of the needs, aspirations, and challenges facing Latino/a ministers and leaders of faith-based organizations. We look at the role of religious leaders’ both clergy and laypersons’ who act as catalysts by mobilizing congregations and building grassroots organizations. Also included are specific action steps for pastors and lay leaders who are interested in advancing social ministry in their communities.


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Document Type
  • Report

  • Marciana Popescu

  • Edwin I. Hernández

  • Rebecca Burwell

  • Milagros Peña

  • Juan Carlos Rivera

Date Created
  • 2006-03-01

  • Religion

  • English

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  • All rights reserved

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