Latin America Area

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Affiliated Units

Argentina Iglesia Evangelica Metodista de Argentina
Bolivia Iglesia Evangelica Metodista de Bolivia
Brazil Iglesia Evangelica Metodista de Brazil
Chile Iglesia Metodista de Chile
Costa Rica Iglesia Evangelica Metodista de Costa Rica
Cuba Iglesia Metodista de Cuba
Mexico Iglesia Metodista de Mexico
Panama The Evangelical Methodist Church
Paraguay Comunidad Evangelica Metodista de Paraguay
Peru Iglesia Evangelica Metodista de Peru
Uruguay Iglesia Evangelica Metodista de Uruguay

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Thursdays in Black Ambassadors

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The World Council of Churches has produced a series of interviews with Thursdays in Black ambassadors highlighting those who are playing a vital role in increasing the impact of our collective call for a world without rape and violence. Alison Judd is the world president for the World Federation of…

Thursdays in Black

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Bishop Rosemarie Wenner who is Geneva Secretary for the World Methodist Council, supports the Thursdays in Black campaign. She has sent a link which invites us to contribute to a “Waterfall of Solidarity and Resistance” https://www.oikoumene.org/en/press-centre/news/contribute-to-a-thursdays-in-black-global-exhibit-waterfall-of-solidarity-and-resistance

World Federation Day Study Program 2019

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The 2019 World Federation Day Study Program is now available to download from our website.   This program is designed to be used as close as possible to October 26th – Federation Constitution Founding Day.

2019 Latin America Area Seminar

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Latin America Area Seminar, Sao Paulo, Brazil April  2019 Report by Alison Judd, World President. Three World Officers were able to attend the Latin America Area Seminar in Sao Paulo, Brazil in April 2019. It came very soon after the East Asia Area event in Hong Kong, so we could…

LEILA DE JESUS BARBOSA

Area President

Latin America Area

[Brazil]
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My Story

Leila de Jesus Barbosa was born in Rio de Janeiro and she is an Elementary School Teacher by profession. Leila is married with Edmo Cardoso Barbosa, and they have a daughter, Liliane, and two boys, Claudio and Ricardo, who bring them many joys. All three children are married and have given them five grandchildren. Leila was actively involved with the work of the Women’s Society, where she held the position of President for three terms and has also worked as a District Secretary, Recording Secretary, Secretary and Correspondent, and Vice President. After all these functions, Leila was elected as Vice President of the Brazil Confederation for a period of eight years. She attended the World Assembly in London and the Women’s Methodist Assembly in Saint Louis, Missouri and Louisville, Kentucky, Houston and also in Johannesburg. Her will is to serve God.

East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa AreaWorld Federation
October 11, 2019

Thursdays in Black Ambassadors

The World Council of Churches has produced a series of interviews with Thursdays in Black ambassadors highlighting those who are playing a vital role in increasing the impact of our collective call for a world without rape and violence. Alison Judd is the world president for the World Federation of…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa AreaWorld Federation
July 28, 2019

Thursdays in Black

Bishop Rosemarie Wenner who is Geneva Secretary for the World Methodist Council, supports the Thursdays in Black campaign. She has sent a link which invites us to contribute to a “Waterfall of Solidarity and Resistance” https://www.oikoumene.org/en/press-centre/news/contribute-to-a-thursdays-in-black-global-exhibit-waterfall-of-solidarity-and-resistance
Latin America Area
January 31, 2017

A Message from Ivonne Pereira

Dear Sisters, In Chile, thousands of hectares, villages, animals and other damages have been destroyed in the terrible forest fire, the largest in the history of our country. For two weeks, fighting against the huge flares. Some turned off and others turned on. The hours pass, the days pass, the…