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Clergyman

Cecilio Nicolas Lajara, Puerto Rican, American clergyman. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church in American, 1969. Member North Georgia Presbytery.

Background

Lajara, Cecilio Nicolas was born on April 22, 1942 in Lares, Puerto Rico. Son of Eduardo Lajara and Camelia Rodriguez.

Education

Bachelor, University Puerto Rico, 1966. Master of Divinity, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia, 1969. Master of Theology, Columbia Theological Seminary, 1971.

Doctor Ministry, Luther Rice Seminary, 1981.

Career

Pastor, Atlanta Presbytery, 1969-1974;missionary, Mission to the World, Mexico and Guatemala, 1974-1979;missionary to Latin American, Mission to the World/Logoi, Miami, Florida, 1979-1981;Latin American vice president, Evangelism Explosion International, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1981-1986;senior vice president, international director, Evangelism Explosion International, Fort Lauderdale, 1986-1988;international director, PEF-Sola Fide Ministry, Decatur, Georgia, since 1989. Director, organizer School Theology, Mariano Guatemala U., Guatemala City, 1976-1979, adviser to rector, 1977-1979. Member Guatemala Commision on Higher Education, 1978-1979.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church in American, 1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Community Action: A Christian Approach, 1972, Un Pueblo Con Mentalidad Teologica, 1975. Translator: Mensaje desde la Cruz, 1974.

Membership

Member North Georgia Presbytery.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, reading, jogging, photography.

Connections

Married Carmen Sanchez Lugo, August 10, 1963. Children: Iris, Mariselle, Juan Cecilio.

father:
Eduardo Lajara

mother:
Camelia Rodriguez

spouse:
Carmen Sanchez Lugo

child:
Iris Lajara

child:
Mariselle Lajara

child:
Juan Cecilio Lajara