Hispanic Youth Ministry Convocation 2017

Hispanic Youth Ministry Convocation

APRIL 6 - 8 

This event, commencing with the Barton Lecture on Thursday evening and concluding on Saturday at lunch, will gather those engaged in ministry with Hispanic youth for an enriching time of learning and networking. Participants will select a focus area of ministry and attend workshops led by field experts. The experiences of Hispanic youth and young adults will be highlighted.

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Participants will:
1. Identify new ways of conceiving of Hispanic/Latino ministry with youth and young adults.
2. Learn from the lived experiences of Hispanic youth.
3. Be exposed to academic and practical resources to aid participants in ministry with Hispanic youth and young adults.
4. Be challenged to create the foundation of a network that will support ongoing dialogue on ministry with Hispanic youth and young adults.


To attend, register at: regonline.com/hymc2017.

Registration Fees (meals included):
Last day to register is Thursday, March 31 at 5:00 p.m. CST.

Youth, 18 years or younger                             $25.00
College Student/College Seminarian  $50.00
General Attendee $95.00


Thursday, April 6
5:30 p.m.   Sign In
6:00 p.m.   The Barton Lecture featuring Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier. The lecture and dinner will be held at
                  Great Hall in Highland Park United Methodist Church.
                  More details and parking instructions will be sent to all attendees closer to the event.
8:00 p.m.   Dessert and Fellowship

Friday, April 7
8:30 a.m.    Opening Team Devotion
9:30 a.m. -  11:00 a.m.  Morning Workshops
12:00 p.m.  Lunch & Lecture by Rev. Elizabeth Tamez: Let the Times Declare! – Rethinking Youth Ministry
1:30 p.m. -  5:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshops
6:30 p.m.    Dinner & Youth Plenary

Saturday, April 8
8:30 a.m.     Opening Team Devotion
9:00 a.m. -   11:00 a.m. Team Reflections & Presentations
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Worship Service
12:00 p.m.   Dismissal

For more details, view the full agenda and the Workshop Leaders and Workshop Schedule.

The Barton Lecture

Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier: Latin@ Jovenes: Children of the reign of God
Vice President of Education & Dean of Esperanza College
Eastern University

The Barton Lecture will be held at Great Hall in Highland Park United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 6. Dinner is included. Parking information will be emailed to attendees. 


We have reserved a room block with the Magnolia Hotel Dallas Park Cities at a special rate. To make your reservations online, go to the booking website.

The hotel is located at: 

Magnolia Hotel Dallas Park Cities
6070 North Central Express
Dallas, TX 75206

If you choose to call the Magnolia Hotel and make your reservation via phone, please let them know you are attending the Hispanic Youth Ministry Convocation.


Representatives from the following organizations will be present at the event.



The activities on Thursday, April 6 will take place at Highland Park United Methodist Church located within walking distance of the SMU campus:

3300 Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75205

Friday and Saturday activities will take place at the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall located:

5901 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205

If you have any questions, please contact Jazmin Cabrera or call 214.768.2265.