Hispanic/Latino Ministries

Hispanic/Latino Task Force

The South Carolina Conference Hispanic/Latino Task Force was established under the Ethnic Local Church Concerns Committee in 2015. Our mission is to raise awareness, advocate, and be in ministry with our Hispanic/Latino(a) brothers and sisters in Christ.

Task Force members:

South Carolina statistics

  • 229,482 – Methodists in South Carolina (2016)
  • 286,389 – Hispanics in South Carolina (2017 Census Estimate)
  • 380 – Hispanic/Latino members of the South Carolina Annual Conference (2016)

Strategy for Local Churches

What if I don’t speak Spanish?

  • Reach out to children
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Partner with schools
  • Partner community agencies (ie. PASOs – six locations around the state working with moms and children)

Want to know more?