The Rev. Ruben Duran

Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Organization: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

The Rev. Ruben Duran serves as Director for New Congregational Development in the Evangelical Outreach and Congregational Mission unit of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, headquartered in Chicago, IL. He is responsible for promoting the development of area strategies, local initiatives and emerging models for the multiplication of new communities of faith in the USA and the Caribbean.

Ruben is a native of Lima, Peru, South America. He was introduced to the Lutheran Church through the work of missionaries. He received a BA in Business Administration from the Escuela Nacional de Turismo, and worked as a Travel Agent prior to coming to the Lutheran Bible Institute of Seattle.

He served parishes in the Seattle, Washington and Los Angeles, California areas prior to becoming Associate to the Bishop and Mission Director for the Metropolitan Chicago Synod, ELCA.

He has also served as Associate Director for Latino Outreach in the former Division for Congregational Ministries, ELCA and Executive for Congregational Outreach Services in the former Division for Outreach, ELCA prior to his current position.

Ruben is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California

Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Ruben Duran

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Re-programming Life

Friday October 24, 2008
Rev. Ruben Duran call us to an intentional time of reflective living during Lent to uproot the things we don't need and allow God to plant the seeds we do need, so that new life can spring up.

Life With Purpose

Friday October 24, 2008
Rev. Ruben Duran is Director f invites us you to follow Jesus and define our own lives in relationship to God.

Do I Have a Witness?

Friday October 24, 2008
Rev. Ruben Duran reminds us that we are called in our Baptismal covenant to be witnesses to the work of Christ on behalf of all of humanity on every time and place.