MINISTERS & STAFF

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Cathy Roman, Deaconess

Deaconess Cathy Roman received Jesus Christ as her savior and Lord on Easter Sunday of 1993. She has a passion for single parents, worship and prayer. She is the proud mother of three boys, who are all serving the Lord and very active in ministry.

Deaconess Cathy Roman oversees our Worship Ministry as well as our Prayer Team. She is a teacher of God's Word and has a prophetic gift of worship. Deaconess Cathy finds pleasure in seeing lives changed and relationships established with Jesus Christ.  In her free time, she enjoys worshipping the Lord, spending time in prayer, reading the Word of God and spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends.  She is also the mother to 3 boys (Rev. Ricky, Rev. Carlos, and Bro. Anthony) all of which are fulfilling their purpose in God and are highly active in ministry.

Mike Ventola, Deacon

Deacon Mike Ventola and Deaconess Roe Ventola have been serving the Lord since December 1976 and have been serving at Agape since it was established in 1996.

 

It all began when family members invited them to attend a local church Christmas Play. It was through that small Christmas play that their hearts were touched and they accepted the Lord into their lives and have served Him ever since.​

They both love to praise the Lord. Mike has always enjoyed singing for the Lord, and he has been involved in the Worship Team and Choir throughout the years. Deaconess Roe oversees the Greeter Ministry and the Dance Ministry.

Mike and Roe have been married for 48 years, they have two children and six grandchildren, whom they enjoy spending time with. Their hearts are to see the lost come to the Lord and to serve the ministry and people of Agape Worship Center.

Ricky Lugo, Reverend

Reverend Ricky Lugo received Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday of 1995. He has a passion to see people changed by God and has a unique and humorous ability to present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people of all ages. Reverend Ricky has oversight of our camera/video department, he is the church's in-house photographer and he also works as a liaison to our youth department (Sold Out Youth Ministry).

Reverend Ricky married the love of his life on June 11th of 2001. He also is one of the Armor Bearers to our Senior Pastor – Reverend Anthony Ventola. Rev. Ricky’s hobbies include photography (he has his own photography business, Lugo Studios), worshipping the Lord and spending time with his wife.

Marcus Diaz, Reverend

Reverends Marcus and Alexis Diaz are firm believers in Christ and the Bible as the Word of God. They have been married since 2010 and have been faithful members of Agape Worship Center for considerably longer.

 

Both Marcus and Alexis have a heavy heart to seek the lost and see them saved, bring as many as possible into the kingdom of God and disciple believers through the preaching and sharing of the full counsel of the Gospel,  according to Mark 16:15, Luke 14:23, Romans 1:16 and Matthew 28:19.

Having had thousands of witnessing conversations between them, they can help you rightly divide the word of truth (2 Timothy 2:15) and peacefully reach your coworkers, friends, family and even complete strangers with the only message that can save their eternal souls and reconcile them with the One, True and Living God. 

Dee Rodriguez, Deaconess

Deaconess Dianex Rodriguez reconciled her life back to the Lord in July 1999, during a powerful Sunday service. She has a passion for worship and for seeing lives transformed. She proudly has raised two boys who also serve and love the Lord.

Deaconess Dee oversees our Hospitality Team, Audio Ministry, leads worship and plays the tambourine unto the Lord. Her ultimate joy is to see lives touched as the praises of His people fills the sanctuary. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, studying the Word, and worshipping the Lord in song and instrument.

Roe Ventola, Deaconess

Deacon Mike Ventola and Deaconess Roe Ventola have been serving the Lord since December 1976 and have been serving at Agape since it was established in 1996.

 

It all began when family members invited them to attend a local church Christmas Play. It was through that small Christmas play that their hearts were touched and they accepted the Lord into their lives and have served Him ever since.​

They both love to praise the Lord. Mike has always enjoyed singing for the Lord, and he has been involved in the Worship Team and Choir throughout the years. Deaconess Roe oversees the Greeter Ministry and the Dance Ministry.

Mike and Roe have been married for 48 years, they have two children and six grandchildren, whom they enjoy spending time with. Their hearts are to see the lost come to the Lord and to serve the ministry and people of Agape Worship Center.

Shirley Lugo, Reverend

Reverend Shirley Lugo received Jesus Christ in 1998. She has a passion to see children and teenagers serve the Lord and also find their future path in life. She is wife to Rev. Ricky Lugo. She has an AA of Arts in Education with the University of Phoenix and is currently working on her Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Education. She also works alongside her husband in our camera/video department and she aids her husband as the church's in-house photographer.

Reverend Shirley, like her husband, also works as a liaison to our youth department (Sold Out Youth Ministry). Rev. Shirley’s hobbies include baking, working with children and spending time with her husband. 

Alexis Diaz, Reverend

Reverends Marcus and Alexis Diaz are firm believers in Christ and the Bible as the Word of God. They have been married since 2010 and have been faithful members of Agape Worship Center for considerably longer.

 

Both Marcus and Alexis have a heavy heart to seek the lost and see them saved, bring as many as possible into the kingdom of God and disciple believers through the preaching and sharing of the full counsel of the Gospel,  according to Mark 16:15, Luke 14:23, Romans 1:16 and Matthew 28:19.

Having had thousands of witnessing conversations between them, they can help you rightly divide the word of truth (2 Timothy 2:15) and peacefully reach your coworkers, friends, family and even complete strangers with the only message that can save their eternal souls and reconcile them with the One, True and Living God. 

Vincent Scuttaro, Reverend

Reverend Vincent Scuttaro grew up in the church and his parents raised him in the faith. He received Jesus as his savior in Children's Church at the age of 10. Then, at age 15 his mother passed away.

High School became a very tough time in his life. In his grieving, he lost his faith, but God never gave up on him. He was led back to the Lord, and then baptized and filled with the Holy Spirit. In 2016 he graduated from Nyack College with a BA in Pyschology.

As the current Youth Minister of Agape, his heart is set on seeing today's generation of youth come to know the fullness of life that is only found in Christ. Rev. Vinny is married to his wife Tori and they have a beautiful baby boy.

Donna Salinas, Receptionist/Office Staff

Dolores Cetrulo, Administrative/Office Staff

Janine Esteves, Administrative/Office Staff