Jorge Rodriguez

Grace Family Church, Illinois
Lead Church Planter
Chicago Illinois
Grace Family Church
July 24

About My Family

Jorge was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and emigrated to the U.S. at the age of 9. While living in Miami, Fla., the Lord called him to pastoral ministry. He received his B.A. in Pastoral Studies and M.A. in Ministry Leadership from Moody Theological Seminary, Chicago, Ill. He has served in pastoral ministry since 2003 in Miami and Chicago as associate pastor, lead pastor and church planter of two churches.

His wife, Belkis, was born in Cuba but had to flee to New York at the age of 12 under persecution. She earned a B.A. in French and Cross-Cultural Ministries (1994) at Liberty University. She enjoys discipling women and serving alongside Jorge.

Jorge and Belkis have seen God's grace in their marriage since 1997 through their three children, Abigail (19), Aviel (18) and Aidan (13), and in their move to Rogers Park since 2015.

About My Church Plant

Grace Family Church is a gospel-centered, diverse, urban community of people in Rogers Park who proclaim and seek to live out the life-changing message of Jesus Christ, to all peoples, for the flourishing of our city, and the glory of God.

NAMB Church Planting

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Pray for the our family as we work together in ministry. Pray God would continue to open relational doors with people, schools and companies from the community where the gospel can be shared. Pray the church will be established and faithfully trust Christ to give the increase as we make disciples of all nations in Rogers Park. Pray the community of Rogers Park would flourish because the Kingdom of God is advancing. Pray the Lord brings leaders who can help within the church. Pray for stamina and longevity for ministry amidst attacks from the enemy.


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