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Baptizing in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. 
Pr Rafael Familia of the Spanish Intervale SDA Church

Personal Ministries director Hugo de Leon preaching in the street
The fire of faith is burning in the Spanish Intervale SDA Church in the Bronx. For the past twelve months, Elder Rafael Familia, along with his Personal Ministries director Hugo de Leon, have been working together leading the church in an aggressive soul wining effort which has produced positive results. In the last twelve months the Holy Spirit impressed sixty-one souls who decided to join God’s remnant church, the church that awaits Jesus second coming, through the rite of baptism.



Another member of the evangelistic team was Elder Yeury Ferreira who has been helping church missionary leaders through seminars and missionary counseling. Satan’s efforts to hinder the progress of the Lord’s work have been frustrated through the faith and effort of church leaders and church members. But then, we know that the Lord Jesus himself is leading this spiritual battle and He will definitely lead us to the final victory.  

L-R:  Pedro Polanco and his proud mom on baptism day

One of the last persons to accept Jesus as his personal savior was Peter Polanco, house engineer for the well known Spanish radio station Radio Vision Cristiana. He was given the Spanish Bible course La Fe de Jesus (The Faith of Jesus), he accepted Jesus as his personal Savior and was baptized on June 2009.

Pastor Familia and his soul winning team are working hard and expect to bring many more souls to the feet of the Master before the year is over.

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By Carlos Munoz Medina
Communication Leader
Spanish Intervale SDA Church