Lisa is the pastor of the Hispanic Community Church in Jamaica Plain, Boston, a new church founded in 2001 by Lisa and her husband Cesar, at which Lisa has focused on the spiritual and numerical growth of the church in order to become a multiplying church. Since then, they have started four more churches in Massachusetts. Lisa also has served as the women's representative and interim president of the UCC Council of Hispanic Ministries, and currently is president of the New England region. She also has served on a variety of committees within the Massachusetts Conference.
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