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Rev. William Rosa, Jr.

Rev. William Rosa, Jr.


Rev. William Rosa, Jr., Calvary Pentecostal Church, a Puerto Rican from New York, has lived and ministered over the past 35 to 40 years in Pentecostal, Presbyterian and United Methodist Churches and institutions in New York, Chicago, IL., New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Mexico, Spain, Panama and India.

He has held leadership positions for the following organizations and groups:

·     American Bible Society in the Midwest, The Hispanic Representative for the

·    Board of Global Ministries for The United Methodist Church, Hispanic Executive

    for National Health

·       El Centro de Estudios Teológicos in Chicago, IL, The Director Interdenominational effort to bring theological education to el Barrio, Chicago IL.

·      New York State AssemblyAssembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force /, One of the original Organizer of the Somos el Uno (now Somos el Futuro) Conference

     which is the largest gathering of Hispanic/Latino in the Northeast, Albany & New York.

·      A community advocate and activist organizing Puerto Rican and Latino communities against social and political injustice.

·     Shenandoah Ecumenical Ministerial Association Shenandoah, Iowa, Migrant Minister 

·    New York State State Department of Correction Community Chaplain

·  New Jersey State Department of Correction, Hispanic Chaplain. 


·      Graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary with M.Div. (1982)

·      Baruch College with Masters in Public Administration (1986)

·      Fund for Theological Education Fellow classes of 1978-82

·     National Urban Fellow class of ‘86