Puerto Rico Ordination and Installation

An ordination and installation service for licentiate Roberto Quinones, Pastor-elect of Iglesias Presbiteriana Ortodoxa Jesus es la Verdad, took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, March 10, 2018. As the two OP churches and one OP mission work in Puerto Rico are part of the Presbytery of New Jersey (PNJ), pastors from the PNJ traveled to San Juan to participate in the service.

  • Pastor John Keegan (Grace OPC, Fairlawn, NJ) moderated on behalf of the Presbytery of New Jersey
  • Pastor Bradney Lopez (Iglesia Uno Reformada OP Mission Work, Arroyo, Puerto Rico) translated
  • Rev. Benjamin Alvira also assisted in translation
  • Pastor Dick Ellis (Faith OPC, Pole Tavern, NJ) preached
  • Pastor Carlos Cruz (Iglesia Presbiteriana Reformada del Caribe OPC, San Juan, Puerto Rico) gave the charge to Roberto
  • Pastor Tom Church (Immanuel OPC, Bellmawr, NJ) gave the charge to the congregation
  • Newly installed Pastor Roberto Quinones gave the benediction

Also in attendance from the Presbytery of New Jersey:

  • Jon Stevenson (Clerk of the Presbytery of New Jersey; Central Bible Church, North Wildwood, NJ) and his wife Marion
  • Elder David Haney (OPC Director of Finance; New Hope OPC, Bridgeton, NJ)
  • Pastor Claude Taylor (New Hope OPC, Bridgeton, NJ)
  • Pastor John Keegan’s wife, HaeSung
  • Rev. Benjamin Alvira’s wife, Milca

Members of the Puerto Rican OP churches and mission work were also in attendance.

The service was followed by a delicious meal of traditional Puerto Rican food.

VIDEO: Special music was prepared for this occasion by members of Jesus es la Verdad.

Installation Service for Roberto Quinones as Pastor at Jesus es la Verdad OPC in San Juan, PR from OPC Disaster Response on Vimeo.


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