El Paso, TX

Background
The church in El Paso, TX was established in 1986 and has about 100 active saints meeting in two districts. It is largely Hispanic, most of whom speak English. Through the saints’ visitation and shepherding, nearby churches have been raised up in Horizon City, TX (2014), Las Cruces, NM (2016), and Deming, NM (2017). A campus club was started this semester at the University of Texas at EL Paso (UTEP). There is a meeting for students on campus on Tuesday evening and Lord’s Day morning.

The City of El Paso
El Paso is the county seat of El Paso County, situated in the far western corner of Texas. It stands on the Rio Grande river across the Mexico-United States border from Ciudad Juárez, the largest city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. The two cities, along with Las Cruces in neighboring of New Mexico, form a combined international metropolitan area sometimes referred to as the Paso del Norte or El Paso-Juárez-Las Cruces. The region of over 2.7 million people constitutes the largest bilingual and binational work force in the Western Hemisphere.

The city is the headquarters of Western Refining, a Fortune 500 company, and three publicly traded companies. It is also home to the Medical Center of the Americas, the only medical research and care provider complex in west Texas and southern New Mexico, and the University of Texas at El Paso, the city’s primary university.

El Paso has a strong federal and military presence. William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Biggs Army Airfield, and Fort Bliss call the city home. Fort Bliss is one of the largest military complexes of the United States Army and the largest training area in the United States. For more information see City-Data Profile and Official City Website.

City Stats
City Population – 683,080

Campuses
University of Texas at El Paso – 23,922 students
El Paso Community College – 29,460 students

Contact Person
Antonio Aguirre
haeaguirre@gmail.com
(915) 309-4012

Jorge Carrillo
jorgecarrillo13@hotmail.com
(915) 502-9743

El Paso Reports