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OBED OROZCO
Lead Pastor

         

 

Pastor Obed Orozco Bonilla was called by God into ministry at a young age. A third-generation minister, he delivers the Word of God from a rich depth of wisdom, yet with relevance, humor, and humility. His unpretentious approach to the Word has caused him to be much in demand as a speaker for Youth and Church Leadership Conferences around the world.  He travels extensively throughout Latin America, Europe, Asia, Canada and the US crossing denominational, racial and generational barriers with his fresh inspiring message.

 

Pastor Obed, together with his wife Rae Casteel Orozco, pastor the vibrant and multicultural church, Grace to the Nations in Tucson, Arizona.  The church has emerged as a model for multi-cultural and multi-generational ministry in the nation, leading in gathering, lifting and uniting people of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Grace To the Nations gathers over 1500 people weekly, to hear the message of hope and life.

 

Pastor Obed frequently is invited to speak into Church Denominations, Ministry Organizations and to even Governmental Agencies for counsel dealing specifically with Latino-American issues.  He is a part of the Latino Alliance of Pastors of Arizona, the Foursquare Church – Latino Church-Growth Council, and the Hispanic Pastoral Leadership Committee for the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. He has been an encouraging voice to ambassadors, Senators, and Congressmen, imparting faith, courage, and wisdom.

 

Pastor Obed has a BA in Music from the University of Arizona and a Master’s in Pastoral Ministry at California College, He is also an Ordained Bishop with the Church Of God and holds minister’s credentials as well with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel.

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RAE OROZCO
Pastor

         

 

Pastor Rae Orozco is a woman with unstoppable passion. She is passionate that people believe what God has said about them and move into the fullness of God’s purposes for their lives. This passion has led her all over the world, expounding the message of Christ’s love and power to bring dignity and hope to even the most desperate soul.

 

Because of her unique style of bringing the Word of God with clarity, humor, and fire, she travels extensively and is a highly sought-after speaker.  Messages are often punctuated by the miraculous work of the Holy Spirit, making her a must see orator of the Word of God.

 

She has served in pastoral ministry in a local church for more than 25 years, most recently as Lead Pastor of Grace To the Nations, in Tucson, Arizona. During her leadership, the church grew exponentially and become known as a model for multi-ethnicity and missional impact.

 

The first women invited to speak for the All Nations Chapel service at the United Nations in New York, Pastor Rae is also the recipient of the Tucson Women of Influence award, an honor bestowed upon her by peers in the city.

 

As an ordained minister of the Church of God, she presently serves on the USA Missions Board advising and mentoring pastors and leaders concerning multicultural ministry and women in positional leadership.

 

Pastor Rae is founder and president of Grace Culture International, a conglomerate of pioneering ministries who share the Word of God with power and authority through media and ministry to an international audience, using a multi-cultural focus.

 

Pastor Rae resides with her husband Pastor Obed Orozco in Tucson, Arizona, and is mother to their three children: Pierce, Ester and Gigi.  

OUR TEAM

 

PASTOR JORGE APODACA
Executive Pastor 
Spanish Adult Ministries
jorgeapodaca@gttn.org

 

 

LIZ SCHILLINGER 
Worship & Arts Ministry
lizschillinger@gmail.com

 

 

PASTOR CHRISTY PUNNOOSE
Community Life Pastor
christy@gttn.org

 

 

PASTOR CAROL TORRES
Administrative Pastor 
English Adult Ministries
caroltorres@gttn.org

 

 

MANNY GAMBINO
Youth Ministry
mannyg@gttn.org

 

ZULMA TAPIA
Executive Pastoral Assistant
zulma@gttn.org

 

 

PASTOR ISMAEL BENCOMO
Young Adults Ministry
Media Ministry
ismael@gttn.org

 

 

CHRISTINA GILLIAM
Children's Ministry
christina@gttn.org