Ministerial & Evangelism
The purpose of the Ministerial Department is to L.E.A.D.
The mission of the Ministerial Department is to equip pastors and evangelize the world.
Our vision is to support our conferences in developing healthy, thriving, Christ-centered Adventist pastors.
The Southern Union Conference Ministerial Association provides nurture and support to conference leadership, pastors, and evangelists as they minister to and share the good news of salvation with hundreds of small groups, companies, and churches in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
The Ministerial Association, in conjunction with conference leadership and Andrews University Seminary, also provide educational opportunities to pastors pursuing continuing education, graduate and post-graduate degrees.
Roger Hernandez accepted the call to serve as the Southern Union Conference’s Ministerial and Evangelism Director. His wife, Kathy, works alongside Roger as the Ministerial and Evangelism Coordinator. They came to the Southern Union Conference from the Oregon Conference, where they served as the Associate Ministerial Director for Hispanic Ministries. They have been part of the Southern Union since summer 2012.