• Chuy and Maria   

    Chuy and Maria Avila

    3404 Morelos Drive
    Laredo, Texas 78046

    Chuy's Birthday: May 31

    Maria's Birthday: April 13

    Hometown: Juarez, Mexico

    Children: Claudia, Javier, Rafael, Lidia

    Hobbies: Reading, witnessing, collecting eagle figurines and coffee mugs

    Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 40:31



    When you see a sombrero, think of the Avilas in Texas! Chuy is a church planter missionary in Laredo. He helps churches in the area work together to share the gospel. He also helps start new churches for people groups like cowboys and Hispanics.


    Read his story: Planting churches, family by family 


    Video: "One Laredo Family"

    To download, right-click on one of the links below and select "Save Target As," "Download Linked File As" or "Save Link As." 

    English: MPEG-1 | MPEG-1 HD | MPEG-4 | MPEG-4 HD 

    Spanish: MPEG-4 | MPEG-4 HD 

    Korean: MPEG-4 | MPEG-4 HD 


    Hispanic People Portrait 

    Mexican People Portrait 

    Cowboy People Portrait 

    People Portraits help you pray for the peoples of North America. They provide snapshots of cultural groups and communities, filled with specific information to assist your ministry in reaching and connecting with various people groups. Share them with your church to learn what you can do among a people group to join God on mission. People Portraits are great for mission leaders, prayer coordinators, and small group leaders! They are quick and easy to read. Find more people portraits at www.churchplantingvillage.net/peopleportraits .


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