Monthly archives for November, 2005

Karen Valentin Book Signing

by Luis Alvarez   Jose and I had the pleasure of attending the first book signing of Karen’s new book "The Flavor of Our Faith" at the American Bible Society Book Store this past monday. The event was accented with Puerto Rican "cantos y musica navideña" (Christmas songs and music) as Karen read portions of…

Latino Convergence

By David Ramos             This weekend I was the guest speaker at a Leadership Summit in Lakewood, New Jersey.  While my topic was “Engaging Models of Leadership for This Generation,” my focus was upon the Emergent Dialogue.  The crowd was mixed with young and older Latino/a Pentecostals and other evangelicals.  At…

LLC December Meeting

The Latino Leadership Circle will be meeting for its December meeting: Date: Thursday, December 15th, 2005 Time: 6:00pm–9:00pm Location: American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway, New York, NY 10023 Please RSVP ASAP at valiantmystic@yahoo.com. Devo

Book Review

By: José Humphreys The Flavor of Our Faith by Karen Valentin, is a series of inspirational reflections, and cuentos (stories) about the experience of growing up Puerto Rican and Christian in New York. With humor and wit, the book recounts an array of childhood experiences that many Latinos and non-Latinos, from a "traditional" background can…

Perpetual Learning

"In the end, everyone is our teacher, our friends, our family, the stranger on the street.  Every experience is a challenge; a teaching is always hidden in it.  Every thought that bubbles up in our minds can teach us things about ourselves, if we are able to learn." David A. Copper "Keep learning about the…

Latino Leadership Circle’s November Meeting

The Latino Leadership Circle will be meeting next Thursday. Date: November 17, 2005 Time 6:00pm–9:00pm Location: American Bible Society Please RSVP as soon as possible.  You can contact me at: valiantmystic@yahoo.com Devo

Hermanas S.O.L Event

From: Belinda Passafaro Hermanas SOL invites you to experience the artistic diversity of Latinas in an evening filled with cultural expressin highlighting the works of NYC Latina Artists who specialize in photography, visual art and spoken word poetry. . "Profiles of Latinas" A Celebration of Latina Artists Saturday, December 10, 2005, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm At:…

LLC Fall Meeting

American Bible Society was the site of the LLC’s first fall meeting for 2005. Core members(missed you Jose & Belinda) of the circle  checked in and discussed the future of Latino Leadership Circle. The group felt it was undergoing change and that it was at the threshold of a decisive transition.  Plans for a winter…