The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership announces that Aida Sánchez has been named the new coordinator for Spanish-language ministry training programs. Sánchez began her duties March 9, 2020, and will work from her home in Florida.
As a 2019 graduate of Seminario Biblico Anabautista Hispano de la Iglesia de Los Hermanos, the Academy’s ministry training program for Spanish speakers, Sánchez has first-hand experience in the programs she will be working with. Sánchez also attended the Interamerican University of Aguadilla in Puerto Rico, where she majored in education with an emphasis in English as a Second Language.
Recently ordained in the Church of the Brethren, Sánchez is a church planter with the Nuevo Comienzo Church of the Brethren in Kissimmee, Florida. From 2009 to 2016, she copastored the Nuevo Amanecer Church of the Brethren in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She also serves as a circuit rider for the new Part-Time Pastor/Full-Time Church program and was recently appointed as the director of district programs for the Atlantic Southeast District.