Hispanic/LASA Heritage Events

2024 Events

Hispanic Ministries

 Every Thursday · 8:00 pm · Junior Room

Nuestra Iglesia

 Every Sabbath · 10:30 pm · Village Hall

Jaime Jorge Concert

April 6

Location: University Church @6PM

Free admission. Spread the word.

Jaime Jorge, the internationally recognized violinist is coming to Walla Walla. On Saturday April 6th starting at 6pm at the Walla Walla University Church, Jaime Jorge will be playing a free concert and you are invited! This concert, organized by WWU Hispanic Faculty Staff Association, will be benefiting Hispanic Ministries, LASA Club, and Nuestra Iglesia, the student lead organizations at the WWU campus. During the concert you will have the opportunity to pledge donations from the heart to support the campus organizations. They will not only be benefitted by your donation, but they will have the funds needed to enhance different projects and provide new opportunities for the future. Jaime Jorge will be selling merchandise that will be available for everyone to purchase. So come on down early, to get a great seat, and enjoy an evening of beautiful pieces.


Annual Events

September 25th: Welcome Back Bash (Sunday, 6-8pm) 

Welcome Back Bash is a celebration of the start of a new school year. Stop by the HFSA, Hispanic Ministries, Latinx, and Nuestra Iglesia booths! 

October 1st: The Longest Table (Sabbath)

Look for the HFSA tables and make sure to stop by for homemade and delicious authentic Latin-American food and tons of amor.

October 3rd: HMM Celebration 

Hispanic Heritage Month special lunch @ the CAF by Sodexo.

October 8: Local Mexican Folklore Group

Location/Time: @ the FAC / 5PM. 

October 10: Cooking Class & Special Lunch

Location/Time: @ the CAF / 11AM - 2PM. 

October 12: HFSA X Hispanic Ministries

Location/Time: @ Junior Room / 8PM.

October 14: SABADO JOVEN 

There will be breakfast at 10:30AM, a special speaker with a great message you do not want to miss, following with celebration lunch Conard Chapel!

Breakfast: 10:30AM @ Village Hall

Sermon: 12:00PM  

October 17: Special Lunch

Hispanic Heritage Month special lunch @ the CAF by Sodexo from 11:00AM - 2:00PM

October 20: Hispanic Heritage Month Vespers

Location: U-Church @ 8PM

October 21: Hispanic Heritage Month Sabbath(Neutra Iglesia Special HMM Service)

Location: Village Hall @ 10:30AM 




Through our weekly worship services, our goal is to provide a space where students feel at home. We hope people can learn more about the Latin-American culture and experiences of the Hispanic community at Walla Walla. We aim to create a community around worship and fellowship by facilitating an engaging worship service. 

The WWU Hispanic Faculty Staff Association (HFSA) provides opportunities for students, faculty, and staff who identify with and/or embody the Hispanic/Latino culture. Our mission is to create a supportive and inclusive environment that values and celebrates Hipanic contributions in our diverse communty. We exist to provide opportunities for cultural, social, spiritual, and professional growth; to build and sustain a community of belonging and advocay for all Hispanic faculty, staff, and students. 

Faculty Chair: George Perez (George.Perez@wallawalla.edu)

Student Worker: Elizabeth Hernandez (Elizabeth.Hernandez@wallawalla.edu)


Our mission at the Latinx Club is to foster a sense of community and support among individuals who identify as Hispanic or any other race, while incorporating our faith in God. We aim to celebrate and promote diversity and cultural heritage of the Hispanic community through education and social events. As a faith-based organization, we seek to integrate faith in all aspects of our activities and provide opportunities for spiritual growth and reflection for our members. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming environment that embraces and encourages dialogue and mutual respect among all members.

Sponsor: Alma Alfaro (alma.alfaro@wallawalla.edu)

Presidenst: Dolores D Mora Tejeda (dolores.mora@wallawalla.edu)


"Nuestra Iglesia" is a church family that everyone is welcome to be part of. Whether you are involved through greeting, singing, playing an instrument, preparing food, programming, preaching, praying, or even just showing up and supporting, you become a part of this family and you belong. We have created a safe space to praise God, inspire relationships, and celebrate our beautiful Latin-American culture. Our mission is to help lead people into a growing relationship with Christ by creating a dynamic environment for authentic worship while also building a strong community through our Sabbath services, small groups, AY programs, and collaborations.

Co-Pastors: Andy Anaya and Emily Martinez


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