america: May 28, 2012

News from Mexico and Peru

Another group of CE societies in Mexico

According to WCEU Vice-President Eliseo Vílchez-Blancas there is another group of CE societies in Mexico beside the UNSEC (Unión Nacional de Sociedades de Esfuerzo Cristiano). In the conservative Presbyterian Church (Iglesia Nacional Presbiteriana Conservadora de México) are CE societies who had a convention in April in the town of Tabasco. The far bigger union UNSEC grew at their 31st convention last year by two new area unions. They have now 20 area unions.

Leadership election in Peru

At their general assembly in Huancavelica, 19-22 April, the Peruvian Endeavorers changed the directiva (board) and the name of the National Union. The former UNDEC (Union Nacional de Esfuerzo Cristiano) is now active under the name DENEC (Departamento Nacional de Esfuerzos Cristianos). Presidenta for the next three years is Mercedez Pizarro Chamorro from Chosica, Lima. VP is Rómulo Huamani, Secretaria Liliana Raza, and treasurer Ezequiel Meneses.

Information by E. Vilchez-Blancas, VP Americas

You can read the whole WCEU newsletter 2012/2 here.

WCEU-VP Eliseo Vílchez-Blancas with the president of USECPN (Unión de Sociedades de Esfuerzo Cristiano del Presbiterio Nacional), two students who write their thesis about CE in Mexico, and Ibzán Campirán, Foreign Relations Committee.

May 28, 2012, 10:44 h by Anna Visky.