Marchers celebrated Christian Day Saturday in Huntington Station, parading from 15th Street to Church Street to mark their faith.
Members of three Latino evangelical churches carried American flags and signs expressing their beliefs as they walked the route.
Also participating in the parade, led by Suffolk County police cars, were the Huntington Manor Fire Department and local elected officials and candidates,including Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci.
Light of Salvation Church said the eighth annual parade served to show that its mission goes beyond the four walls of its church.
Community members included:
Willie Perez, Hombres de Palabra and organizer
Pilar Moya, founder of Latinos Unidos de Long Island
Patty Pastor and Halle Brenner from Families Belong Together LI and Immigrant Justice Now
Libardo Ramos, Chairman Huntington Hispanic Task Force
Gloria Robles, Law Office of David Sperling and member of Huntington Hispanic Task Force
Rev. Danny Rivera, Huntington Assembly of God and Suffolk County Hispanic Advisory Board member
Rosa Moya from Housing Help Inc.
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