Pastor & Sister Gutierrez
Pastor Joe Gutierrez was the youngest out of the 5 boys and 7 girls that made up his family of 12 children.
Pastor Gutierrez grew up in the country doing odd and ends jobs for neighboring farmers. When he was only 6 months old his father was invited to a United Pentecostal Church that made the impression upon his life. There, pastor grew up being taught the Word of God from a very young age.
At the age of 23 he decided to leave his home town, church and family to attend Christian Life College in Stockton, California. There he received an Associates Degree and Bachelors Degree in Theology. After completing college he moved to Oregon where he was the Assistant Pastor, Youth Leader, Sectional Youth Leader, Oregon District Youth Committee, and Campus Ministries Director for the Oregon District. While in Oregon he also was involved in teaching multiple home Bible Studies.
After serving 9 years in the Klamath Falls Church, Pastor felt the release of the Lord and moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana to become the Assistant Pastor and Youth Pastor of New Hope Worship Center where he served for 7 years.
Pastor & Sister Gutierrez then moved to Merrillville, Indiana for 2 years. While living in Merrillville they served as the Associate Pastor for Abundant Life Tabernacle in Gary, IN. There they saw the church grow from about 200 to 450 members. They both were involved in outreach areas including Home Bible Studies. Pastor had five other ministers under his direction.
They then felt the call for Global Missions. They packed up and went to Cochabamba Bolivia, South America for five months in preparation for the Country of Paraguay. They studied the Spanish Language while in Cochabamba. They then evangelized for the first five months upon returning from South America. Pastor has traveled around the world and all over the United State. He has been involved in Crusades in the Philippians, Ethiopia, and Paraguay.
Pastor and First Lady have been involved in different ministries such as, Sunday school, Home Bible Studies, Ladies Ministries, revivals and much more.
To contact Pastor Gutierrez please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org