Jordan Sauceda

Bethesda Baptist Church, Burleson, Texas, New York

Lead Church Planter
Bronx  New York
Bethesda Baptist Church, Burleson, Texas
April 9

About My Family

Becky and I were raised at the same church in Tulsa, Okla., where we found Jesus. She felt the call to missions work back in high school, but I didn't respond to the call to vocational ministry until college. We have been married since 2007. After 10 years of youth ministry in some great churches in Oklahoma and Texas, we have answered God's call to plant a church in New York City. We have one daughter, Maria, who was born in October 18, 2013, and our son, Moses, was born December 25, 2016.

About My Church Plant

We moved to New York City (NYC) in June 2016 and have begun to meet people. God has drawn us to Pelham Parkway in the Bronx because of its diversity in cultures. We are currently working to build a core team, research the community and form relationships within the neighborhood. There are no known evangelical churches in the neighborhood. The area is historically Jewish, but is now one of the most culturally diverse corners in NYC. We moved to the Bronx in January 2017, and we hope to launch English-speaking weekly services soon.

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