Immanuel Community Church
Now you are the body of Christ. (1 Cor. 12:27)

Our Pastors & Staff

Reverend Dr. Paul de Vries SENIOR PASTOR

among Immanuel Preachers for English speaking congregants, has tremendous academic background as a dean or associate dean of three Christian Schools (Wheaton College, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and the Seminary of the East), which serves to nourish congregational life. Being an ordained minister, his passion and purpose for God’s Great Commandment and Great Commission is now applied to serving as the pastor of Immanuel New York. He and Victoria have been married, and they have a daughter and a son, and grandchildren.

Reverend Gerardo Francis Helguero LEAD PASTOR

is currently serving as Lead Pastor. With thanks and humility for Jesus’ calling, he wishes to co-work with his brothers and sisters in Christ at Immanuel for God’s mission. Rev. Francis has a passion for urban mission and a great vision for the impact Immanuel church planting will have in NYC. He and his wife have one young daughter together.

Alma Osorio DIRECTOR OF YOUTH EDUCATION

heads the Immanuel Church Planting Project and leads numerous educational programs at Immanuel. Also, her service for church planting continues with her God-given pastoral vision and dream for hispanic people. God will surely use her greatly in raising the next generation in the gospel.

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