Across is blessed to have in its ranks ministers and professionals dedicated to the planning, development, and administration of the resources provided by God to the expansion of his kingdom. You are invited to join us in our effort to glorify God through the gifts given by Him.
Hector Andrade was born in the state of Veracruz, Mexico and arrived to the United States at the age of 16. He moved to Worthington, MN in 1992, where he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. After serving as senior pastor of Christian Community of Worthington from 1996 to 2012, he moved to Minneapolis in pursuit of God’s calling to plant a church there. Rev. Andrade also serves as Bishop of the Across Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, which comprises 30 Hispanic and African churches. He travels around the United States and Mexico teaching leaders about the importance of church planting as the best tool for evangelization.
Hector has worked as a middle and high school teacher and Spanish interpreter for clinics and hospitals. He also worked at General Mills in the Human Resources department. Hector holds a Bachelors degree in Theology. Hector, Tania, Melody, and Adriel currently reside in Minneapolis, MN. USA.
Pastor Miguel is married to Carolina Barajas and they have three children, David, Hazel and Carla Sifuentes. Graduated from the Holy Trinity Bible Institute in Mexico City and the Kirios Seminary in Missiology. He has 35 years of pastoral ministry in Mexico and the USA. He currently serves as the general pastor at Casa de Rey Church in Minneapolis, MN. USA.
Geronimo Orozco serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the Across Conference. He has a B.S. in Management from Southwest MN State University and has worked under pastor Hector Andrade's leadership for the last 12 years. Geronimo and his wife Marlene are expecting their first baby due in October 2019.
Raquel M. Andrade was born and raised in Tamaulipas, Mexico. Her parents raised her as a Christian while attending a Pentecostal Church in Mexico. After High School, she relocated to Edinburg, TX where she attended and supported a church ministry led by her uncle Dr. Pablo Sanchez. After moving to Worthington, MN she founded Comunidad Cristiana de Worthington in 1992 and served the church in different leadership roles for many years. Raquel has a B.S. in Spanish Education form Minnesota State University and a M.S. in Education Leadership from Minnesota State, Mankato. She is married to Rev. Hector Andrade and is the proud mother of Aimee and Kelcey.
Raquel M. Andrade