Rev. Martha Patricia Valencia born and raised in Dallas, TX received a Master of Church Ministries with an emphasis in Urban Ministry from Perkins School of Theology at SMU in 2009. The same year, Rev. Valencia was ordained in the Pentecostal Church at Christ For the Nations Institute in Dallas and is an Associate of the Fellowship of Ministers and Churches. Rev. Valencia also completed her year-long Chaplain Residency at Parkland Hospital in 2008-2009 and served as a Chaplain until transitioning into her current appointment in the United Methodist Church at Agape Memorial. Rev. Valencia completed her MDiv at Perkins School of Theology at SMU in 2013. Prior to her appointment at Agape Memorial Rev. Valencia served as pastor of Iglesia Mi Casa De Oracion, a Hispanic congregation in Southeast Dallas. She has also served as Worship Director at Christ's Foundry/La Fundicion de Cristo and interim pastor at La Trinidad, both congregations in the UMC. Rev. Valencia is committed to & passionate about working with the Hispanic and Immigrant communities in Dallas. Rev. Valencia has begun her path to ordination in the United Methodist Church.
Eliana Sillas is the Not Home Alone Director for the 2014-2015 academic school year. She attends the University of Texas at Arlington and is majoring in Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations. She is also double minoring in Spanish and Mexican American Studies and will graduate Spring of 2016. Eliana has served at Iglesia Mi Casa De Oracion in Dallas, a Hispanic congregation, as Youth Director and is part of the worship team. Eliana SIllas is passionate about serving the Lord and others in any way possible and desires to use her knowledge and talents to give back to the East Dallas Community, the neighborhood in which she grew up in. She feels called and looks forward to working with the families and children of the Not Home Alone Program.
Administrative Council Chairperson
Roland Vasquez Send Email
Roland is the Administrative Council Chairperson for 2016. He has also served as the UMM President at AMUMC.
United Methodist Men President
Mike is currently serving as president for the United Methodist Men for 2016.
United Methodist Women-President
Pat Flores Send Email
Pat is currently serving as President of the United Methodist Women for Agape Memorial for the year 2016.