Primera Iglesia Bautista Laredo
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
La Raiz de la obra Hispana Bautista en los Estados Unidos

History

      
     En 1880, Juan O. Westrup es nombrado como misionero foráneo a México por la Convención Bautista del Sur.  Su hermano Tomas comenzó la obra en Laredo, TX después que su hermano Juan fue asesinado en México 1881, y la Primera Iglesia Bautista Mexicana de Laredo, TX es organizada en 1883.  
     
     In 1880, John O. Westrup is called as a foreign missionary to Mexico by the Southern Baptist Convention.  His brother Thomas started the work in Laredo after his brother John is assassinated in Mexico in 1881, and the Primera Iglesia Bautista Mexicana of Laredo, TX is organized in 1883.
 
Lista de pastores/List of pastors
1881-1886          Tomás Westrup
---------              Donaciano Mata
1905                  Toribio S. Hernández
1913 - 1915        Santos P. Mireles              
1915 - 1917        Washington Westrup
1917 - 1919        Santos P. Mireles
1919 - 1921        Washington Westrup 
1921 - 1928        Joel E. García
1928 - 1947        Andrés R. Cavazos
1949 – 1953        Ernesto León
1954 - 1958        Ramón Vásquez
1959 - 1976        Rafael Aurispa
1976 - 1983        Leo Samaniego  
1984 – 1989        Fernando Amaya
1990 – 1991        Santos Hernández
1992 - Present    Dorso Maciel
 
 March 13th, 2016, evening services were officially postponed tonight in order to begin the process of removing everything from the current worship center in order to begin a much needed face lift to the worship center. All the carpeting, flooring and pews will be replaced. Along with painting the walls and replacing the ceiling tiles and replacing the platform and reconfiguring some of the wiring.  Several of the men and some of the ladies and youth helped in this removal and tear down process. Thank you goes out to the following people for their contributions in terms of man hours which helped us lower our expenses. Dorso Maciel, Luis Lozano, Raul Garcia, Ruben Harrison Jr, Hector Pina, Saul Gonzalez, Jose Suarez, Humberto Cortez, Vanessa Harrison, Juan Rodriguez, Ana Laura Harrison, Rebecca Harrison, Sararaquel Harrison, Caleb Saenz, Karissa Cervantes, Marta Rangel-Cervantes, Francisco Martinez, Marissa Harrison, Ruthie Landin, Jose Manuel Cordova, Jennifer Suarez, Stella Maciel, Anny Rodriguez, Juan Tamez, Juan Mendoza,...
 
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