The Urban Ministry Institute of Los Angeles held itsseventh commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Los Angeles Christian School. Three students graduated with a Certificate in Christian Leadership Studies. Graduate, Gabriela Rivera, was honored with the Distinguished Student Award for academic excellence and ministry involvement.
The Urban Ministry Institute of Los Angeles Class of 2017
TUMI-LA Graduates (L-R): Gabriela Rivera, Mario Galicia, Ana Arevalo
Student Recognition & Awards
The 2017 Distinguished Scholar Award is presented to graduate, Gabriela Rivera, in recognition
of her academic excellence and dedicated Christian service while a student with TUMI-LA.
Ana Arevalo I didn't think that I had time to take TUMI class so I made excuses...but TUMI has been
a wonderful experience for me. I can see the Ana before TUMI and the Ana of today
and I can honestly say that I have learned plenty...
Introduction: Pastor Carlos Pizarro
Audio: 7:42 min.
Mario Galicia I thank God because at TUMI I found a good mentor who took the time to teach me
about who God was. And the more I learned about God, the more I fell in love
Introduction: Pastor Gustavo Delgado
Audio: 7:37 min.
Gabriela Rivera When we think about all that we've learned at TUMI, the responsibility is great.
The question we need to ask ourselves is, "Are we going to put it aside or are