Pastor Raúl Pérez serves as the Compassion Ministry pastor of Calvario City Church in Orlando. Prior to coming to CCC, he served as Senior Pastor at Tesalónica A/G Church in Haines City, FL and also as the Spanish Associate Pastor of Kingsway Christian Center in Cape Coral, FL.
With a heart for the lost and a deep compassion for people’s suffering and addictions, he has directed “Casa Betesda” for the past ten years. A ministry designed to reach out to men and women, 18 years and older who struggle with addictions. He also leads the church’s food and clothing pantries and other social services programs that serve the community. The passion of his heart is to be the extended hand of Jesus to needy and hurting people.
Pastor Raúl was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He is married to Elizabeth, who partners with him in ministry while also serves in an administrative position at CCC. They have three children and four grandchildren.
Pastor Raul studied Business Administration at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and completed a BA in Church Business Administration and Leadership Development w/a minor in Theology at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. Pastor Raul also has extensive training in management and supervision.