11:00 AM - 11:10 AM (EST)

Greetings, prayer and words of welcome


11:10 AM - 12:30 PM (EST)

Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities of Hispanic Theological Education in the 21st Century

At this opening shared lecture, Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier and Dr. Luis Rivera help us understand Hispanic Theological Education as part of a broad social movement that has its origins in the 1960s that today, in its many expressions of which AETH is one of them, invites us to a challenging but promising collaboration between seminaries, biblical institutes and other ministerial training organizations.


02:00 PM - 02:45 PM (EST)

Meeting time and informal dialogue, and exploration of the "3ELET site"


03:00 PM - 04:30 PM (EST)

First Round of Conversations

Conversation 1

Post-millennial generations and leadership in the Hispanic-Latino/a church

Conversation 2

Genetics, human dignity, and ministerial formation

Conversation 3

Hispanic students, faculty, and leaders in mostly Anglo-Saxon institutions: achievements, challenges, and opportunities

Conversation 4

Theological education in a globalized world

Conversation 5

Present and future of educational resources for ministerial training


05:00 PM - 05:45 PM (EST)

Meeting time and informal dialogue, and exploration of the "3ELET site"

Establish contacts, visit virtual exhibitions, talk about topics of interest, etc.


08:00 PM - 09:30 PM (EST)

3ELET: Historical background, theological context and pastoral reality

In his lecture, Dr. Justo González offers us a quick glance at the background of the Third Encuentro and present and future opportunities for Hispanic-Latino/a theological education. A group of panelists will respond to his presentation


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EST)

Theological education in times of change

Theological education is between one era and another. And so it’s more important than ever to think about what theological education is for. In this panel, a varied group of theological educators, members of the Theological Education Between the Times Project, share their reflections and invites to think about the meanings and purpose of theological education.


02:00 PM - 02:45 PM (EST)

Meeting time and informal dialogue, and exploration of the "3ELET site


03:00 PM - 04:30 PM (EST)

Second Round of Conversations

Conversation 6

Online adoration and preaching: theological implications, technological Challenges

Conversation 7

Organizational foundations for Hispanic-Latino/a Theological Programs in times of change

Conversation 8

Collaborative models for solving common problems in theological education

Conversation 9

Social realities and ministerial training: migration, racism, and poverty as case studies.

Conversation 10

Forming the Church for the service of children


05:00 PM - 05:45 PM (EST)

Meeting time and informal dialogue, and exploration of the "3ELET site": establish contacts, visit virtual exhibitions, talk about topics of interest, etc.


07:30 PM - 09:30 PM (EST)

ReDET’s 3rd Virtual Encuentro

All 3ELET participants are invited to attend the ReDET’s 3rd Encuentro 2021, at 7:30, EST. This is a gathering where network members and partners are invited to celebrate and affirm the many results and the impact of our collaboration and contributions with each other as theological educators. There have been many lessons learned that have shaped us for the journey ahead. Together, with our diverse cultures, context, gifts, and talents, we move forward as co-creators empowered by the spirit of collaboration and "acompañamiento.


08:00 PM - 09:30 PM (EST)

Meeting time and informal dialogue, and exploration of the "3ELET site"


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EST)

Theological education in times of pandemic: challenges and promises

At home and around the world, the pandemic has affected how theological education institutions carry out their mission. In this panel, leaders from a variety of theological institutions and organizations from across the continent share the challenges they have faced during these difficult times. More importantly, they invite us to enter a conversation that calls us to see continuity, innovation, and solidary collaboration in the post-Covid future.


02:00 PM - 02:45 PM (EST)

Meeting time and informal dialogue, and exploration of the "3ELET site"


03:00 PM - 04:30 PM (EST)

3rd conversations round

Conversation 11

Opportunities for interinstitutional educational collaboration at national and global levels

Conversation 12

Certification of the quality and relevance of theological programs: achievements, challenges, opportunities

Conversation 13

Self-care and pastoral care in a pandemic context

Conversation 14

Improvement and development of the theological curriculum from a Hispanic-Latin perspective

Conversation 15

Theology, Ecology and Climate Change


05:00 PM - 06:30 PM (EST)

The next 10 years: what we can dream and do together

This will be a time to share, collectively and in groups, images and dreams about what Latino/a theological education should be in the next ten years, and to establish lines of collaboration in our common effort to form leaders capable of serving the church and society within a framework of a holistic mission according to the values of the reign of God.


06:30 PM - 07:00 PM (EST)

Closing Devotional