September 18 – September 26, 2018
Tijuana, Mexico. Learn More »
The Rev. Elivette (Elly) Mendez Angulo joined BPFNA ~ Bautistas por la Paz at the end of 2017. In her role as Summer Conference Manager (serving in this role alongside George Oliver) Elly will refine and implement the chosen theme through: the selection of speakers, development of workshops and special events, collaborating on enrichment activities for attendees of all ages, abilities, understandings, and providing language integration from both English and Spanish!
Elly is a God-fearing/respecting/loving, daughter of Puerto Rico. She is a 2015 graduate of Andover Newton Theological School with a Masters (Mistress) in Divinity degree. A Pastor and Teacher, Elly is the National Coordinator of the United Church of Christ’s Proyecto Encuentros de Gracia y Bienvenida, which focuses on repairing the breach formed between the church and the Latinx and LGBTQIA communities. She also leads efforts to preserve and expand the history of Franklinton Center at Bricks in North Carolina through their Social Justice Museum and Library. A committed Christian in the UCC tradition, as well as a lifelong Progressive Pentecostal, Elly has dedicated her service toward strengthening the bonds of communities across lines of distinction, be they ethnic/racial, linguistic or religious. Contact Elly at [email protected].