Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Hispanic Couple Working with Area Churches to Implement Missions Across Western Kentucky

mission1 300PADUCAH, Ky. (7/2/13) – A Hispanic couple living in Paducah spends most if not every weekend on the road doing God’s work to spread the gospel.
 
Antonio Santos and his wife, Ada, have served as missionaries for nearly 10 years, and felt called to develop relationships with churches in other parts of western Kentucky after the Baptist Association located in Mayfield contacted them about helping lead a Hispanic ministry.
 
Santos said the work began in Paducah, where he and his wife established a mission that now serves as many as 100 people. Two years ago, they began working through the aid of their son, Jonathan, and his wife, Lori, to set up a mission at the First Baptist Church in Henderson. With the support of the leadership and church pastor Dodd Lynn, the mission in Henderson has grown into a service that worships to between 40 and 50 people weekly.

mission2 500

More recently, Santos said Lynn introduced him to Owensboro’s Pleasant Valley Community Church Pastor Jamus Edwards, and the two began to discuss the possibility of establishing a third Hispanic mission under the Santos’ leadership. The mission held its first service at the church on Pleasant Valley Rd. in early June, and has been working to expand ever since.
 
“We are praying for every opportunity,” Santos said.

mission3 500

Among the efforts Santos said he and his wife have taken on were the placing of posters in prominent locations for local Hispanics, visiting Mexican restaurants, and encouraging people who attend the services to invite family and friends to come with them.

mission4.1 500Dennis Beard
SurfKY News
Photos provided by Dennis Beard

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

In Other News...

MPD Detectives Investigate Hanson Residence for Drugs

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/23/14) — Detectives from the Madisonville Police Department Narcotics Unit executed a search… Read More

U.S. Bank Offering Reward for Info on Hanson Branch Robbery

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/23/14) - U.S. Bank is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone providing information to law… Read More
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

April 22, 2014 10227

18 EPA Earth Day Events Take Action on…

in News by EPA
April 24, 2014 5532

Meet The Hopkins County Magistrate…

in News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 23, 2014 5410

Dawson Springs Letter Carrier Sentenced…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 22, 2014 4545

Three Juveniles Charged in Connection…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 4019

Fire Destroys Old Tobacco Building in…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

April 22, 2014 2714

Madisonville Woman Charged with Internet…

in Top Stories by Christopher Rogers
April 23, 2014 1535

MPD Detectives Investigate Hanson…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2014 857

Injuries Sustained in Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 21, 2014 614

Hanson Student Among 25 Receiving…

in Top Stories by Abbie Darst
April 22, 2014 506

Hopkins County School Board Approves…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

April 21, 2014 3757

'Heath & Molly' Benefit Concert…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 1997

Owensboro Chamber Plans First ‘Lunch…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
April 22, 2014 1134

DCPS Among Top 100 Nationally for Finance…

in News by Lora Wimsatt
April 22, 2014 889

New Hwy. 54 Traffic Light to Go Into…

in News by Keith Todd
April 22, 2014 355

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art Plans Exhibit

in Top Stories by Mary Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

April 22, 2014 4545

Three Juveniles Charged in Connection…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 4019

Fire Destroys Old Tobacco Building in…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 21, 2014 2204

One Injured in Rosewood Wreck

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
April 22, 2014 1781

Muhlenberg Last Day of School

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 22, 2014 1404

Parsons Named Student of the Month

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03