Office: 956-992-0766

Office: 956-992-0766


Edward De La Rosa


Edward De La Rosa is married to Norma who is also a credentialed minister, they have been blessed with 3 sons, Alex, Esteban, and Eric. His Ministerial Education consists of Graduating from Instituto Biblico Magdiel (1989), he also graduated with a Licenciatura en Teologia from Instituto de Superacion Ministerial (ISUM) (2005). Edward has Pastored 2 churches, Lirio de los Valles in El Campo, Texas (1991-1997), and Templo Cristiano in Uvalde, Texas (1997-Present). He served as Presbyter of the Rosenberg Section (1994-1997), and the Uvalde Section (2000-2009). As a Pastor he has helped pioneer churches in Knippa , Tx., Batesville, Tx., Hondo, Tx. of which all are growing congregations. Edward taught Theology at Instituto Biblico Gethsemani Eagle Pass, Texas (1997-2007), and at Instituto Biblico Gilgal Uvalde, Texas (2000-Present). He also served as Asst.DYD for GLAD (1994-1998), and is serving as the Representative of Instituto de Superacion Ministerial (ISUM) for the United States (2002-2011).

Rick Reyes

Assistant Superintendent

Pastor Ricardo Reyes and his wife Becky were married January 2, 1982. They are the proud parents of three young men; Ricky, Robby and Reggie. These young men have actively helped their parents in ministry. Ricky is married to Elizabeth Reyes. Robby is married to Brittany Reyes and they are the parents to our first granddaughter, Riley Marie Reyes. Our youngest son Reggie, is not married yet and is a student at UTRGV.

Pastor Reyes took his first pastorate in the month of October  of 1990 and has served in full time ministry to the present time. His ministry experience includes being Associate Pastor, Lead Pastor, Bible School teacher and Director of Bethel Bible Institute.

In the Gulf Latin American District, he served as Sectional Secretary/Treasurer, Assistant Presbyter and Sectional Presbyter for the Rosenberg Section and the Upper Valley Section.

Pastor Reyes also served the Gulf Latin American District, and the Texas Gulf Hispanic District, on the Finance Committee, Missions Awareness Team (MAT) and as General Presbyter.  

Currently, Pastor Reyes is the Lead Pastor at Templo Bethel Asamblea de Dios in Pharr, TX. He first came on staff to serve as Associate Pastor. He served in that capacity from June 1997 to early 2002 when he was elected as Lead Pastor.

Most recently, Pastor Reyes was elected Assistant Superintendent of the Texas Gulf Hispanic District in June of 2016, in the city of Weslaco, TX. As such, he will serve as the District Missions Director (DMD) and also as the Advisor to the District Ministry Leaders.

Pastor Reyes looks forward to working alongside Rev. Edward De La Rosa and Rev. Maricela Hernandez.  Together, they are the district Executive Leadership Team that will lead the Executive Presbytery, the General Presbytery, the ministers and congregations of the Texas Gulf Hispanic District.

Maricela Hernandez

Secretary / Treasurer

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. 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 serves as Secretary Treasurer of the Texas Gulf Hispanic District of the Assemblies of God.

Standing Left to right:  Rev. Raymundo Silva, Rev. Teófilo Aguillón, Rev. Peter Piñón, Rev. David Silva, Rev. Dionicio Garza. District Officers Left to right:  Rev. Maricela H. Hernández, District Secretary Treasurer; Rev. Edward De La Rosa, District Superintendent; Rev. Ricardo Reyes, District Assistant Superintendent.

Executive Presbyters

Rev. Dionicio Garza Jr

West Region

Laredo Network
West Valley Network

Rev. Teófilo Aguillón 

Central Region

Mission Network
McAllen Network

Rev. Peter Pinon

South Region

Harlingen Network
Brownsville Network

Rev. David Silva

North Region

Corpus Christi Network
Uvalde Network

Rev. Raymundo Silva 

All Regions

General Presbyter

Rev. Dino Espinoza 

General Presbyter

Network Presbyters

Rev. Jorge A. Reyes

Harlingen Network

Rev. Raul Rodriguez

Corpus Christi Network

Rev. Juan Alvarez

West Valley Network

Rev. Samuel Trevino

McAllen Network

Rev. Misael N. Reyes

Laredo Network

Rev. Vidal Garza

Brownsville Network

Rev. Norma DeLa Rosa

Uvalde Network

Rev. Francisco Garcia

Mission Network

District Office Staff

Rev. Janie Gonzalez

Financial Operations Executive Assistant

Rev. Edgar Alfaro

Administrative Operations Assistant

Rev. Priscilla Sanchez

Office Support Assistant