Rev. Maricela Hernandez, Founder/Program Director
Maricela H. Hernández is a dynamic and inspirational speaker married to Rev. Rafael Hernández Jr, Pastor at Centro Cristiano Familiar in Peñitas, TX. She is the founder of Women of Fire Ministries, and Director of Flames of Fire Bible School, accredited by the Association of Ministerial Schools of the Gulf Latin American District of the Assemblies of God. She served as Women Ministries Director of GLAD 2004-2008. In her tenure, she was appointed Hispanic Representative for the Women Ministries National Advisory Committee (2 year term). She holds a BA in Secondary Education from the UT Pan American University, Edinburg, TX (1991). She completed her Bible Studies at Bethel Bible Institute in Pharr, TX in 1995. She served as Senior Pastor of Templo Paraiso in Sullivan City, TX (1995-2004). Presently, she's a member of the Executive Presbytery serving as Regional Secretary Treasurer for the GLAD South Conference. Rafael and Maricela are the proud parents of : Mario and Abigail.