Program Areas

The Hispanic/Latin@ Ministries Program (HLMP) has eight primary areas of service:

  • A concentration in Hispanic Studies, which prepares students for ministries in Hispanic settings. 
  • The student group L@s Seminaristas. 
  • The Spanish-Language Licensing School. 
  • The Regional Course of Study School in Spanish.
  • The Roy D. Barton Lectureship on Hispanic Ministry. 
  • Publishing Apuntes, a journal providing theological reflection from the Hispanic-Latino perspective. 
  • Sponsoring the annual Hispanic Youth Leadership Academy, beginning July 2020 at Perkins. 
  • Serving as Perkins' representative on The Hispanic Summer Program's Board of Directors and promoting The Hispanic Summer Program for Perkins' students and "Through Hispanic Eyes" as a continuing education opportunity for Perkins faculty. 

For more information, contact Dr. Paul Barton, HLMP director and L@s Seminaristas advisor, at 214.768.2768 or pbarton@smu.edu.

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