Puerto Rico

Country Statistics

    Provisional Annual Conference

  • Population: 3,622,000 (93.59% urban)
  • Evangelical Christians: 32.76%
  • FM Work Opened: 1967
  • FM Churches: 7
  • FMC Membership: 647
  • Ordained Ministers: 13
  • Ministerial Candidates: 12
  • Superintendent: Mercedes Reynoso
  • Overseer: Dr. Ricardo Gómez, Latin America Area Director
    Major City
  • San Juan (2 million)


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• continued recovery for the nation after the massive devastation from Hurricane Maria in 2017
• stamina and health for Mercedes Reynoso as she pastors the largest church and serves as superintendent
• the Barrio Obrero FMC as it continues to proclaim words of hope to some of the most problematic strata of Puerto Rican life, and for physical safety for those who minister among the housing projects
• the FM churches meeting in rented storefronts to find inexpensive and strategically located properties to purchase
• continued focus on outreach, particularly cross-cultural outreach to Puerto Ricans
• effective discipleship of new believers and active development of new leaders

Puerto Rico

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Funding the Puerto Rico Church Planting and Development (CPD) will help resource the following people and strategic initiatives:

Pastor Mercedes Reynoso who pastors the largest church and serves as superintendent of the provisional conference (She is uniquely gifted in mentoring leaders and effective evangelism.)

Radio, TV and evangelistic campaigns reaching thousands of people all over the island with the gospel

The Barrio Obrero FMC as it continues to proclaim words of hope to some of the most problematic strata of Puerto Rican life and as it ministers among those living in the housing projects

Preparation of new ministerial candidates and multiplication of new churches

Effective discipleship of new believers and effective development of new leaders