Serviendo con Amor

Serving with Love


Home Building

Medical Clinic

Vocational School

Kingswood School

Nuevo Pacto Congregation

Sublima Gracia Congregation


Serviendo con Amor ~ Serving with Love

Proyecto Abrigo is a nonprofit, ecumenical ministry serving people in Juarez, Mexico, for the last 17 years, primarily through building cement block homes for families that live in cardboard houses.

  • Home Building
  • Medical Clinic
  • Vocational School
  • Kingswood School

Ministry Team

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Jose Luis Portillo

Executive Director, Proyecto Abrigo
Rev. Jose Luis Portillo is 1 of 10 children born and raised in Juarez, Mexico. He raised money for his family when he was a child by selling cigarettes and cigars on the streets of Juarez. He and his sister, Juana, received scholarships to go to Lydia Patterson Institute in El Paso…READ MORE
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Martin Lechuga

Associate Director, Proyecto Abrigo
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Juana Portillo

Director, Kingswood & Scholarship Ministries
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Charles Harrison

Chair, Board of Directors
Charles Harrison has been actively involved in ministry since 1988. After leaving a career as a retail sales executive with a flagship department store chain, he served for 3 1/2 years in the area of Single’s Ministry. He then began working with Youth and Families in 1991…READ MORE
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Lisa Hamilton

Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
Lisa Hamilton is a member of University Park UMC in Dallas, Texas. She works as a Certified Academic Language Therapist and a Licensed Dyslexia Specialist at Dallas Academy. She and her husband, Alan, have two children, Jordan age 6 and Jacob age 3…READ MORE
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Larry Cox

Mission Director, Juntos Servimos
Larry Cox serves as the Mission Director of Juntos Servimos. Larry, a permanent volunteer, has dedicated himself since 2000 to responding in a caring manner to the suffering of colonia residents. In addition to coordinating volunteer mission groups…READ MORE
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Nancy Rodriguez

Medical Director, Juntos Servimos
Nancy Rodriguez serves as the Medical Director of Juntos Servimos. Dr. Nancy guides all of the activities at Casa Bugambilia. She is a licensed medical doctor with over 20 years of practice experience in the Matamoros area. Since 1997, she has focused her practice…READ MORE



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