Pastor Ruben Velasco is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church. He is a graduate of Florida State University and has a Masters of Divinity Degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. Pastor Ruben was born in Bogota Colombia and has lived in South Florida since age two. Ruben attended Miami Jackson senior high and graduated from North Miami senior high. He is married to Adriana Velasco and they have two children Gabriela (Gaby 16) and Nicolas (Nico 11).
Pastor Ruben has been in ministry for almost 20 years, and he has served as senior Pastor of Key West United Methodist Church. Ruben has served as the senior Pastor of Key West United Methodist Church, as well as Youth Pastor at Miami Shores Presbyterian Church, Trinity United Methodist Church in Lighthouse Point Florida, and as Assistant to the Pastor at Faith United Methodist Church in Boynton Beach. He loves sports, music, meeting new people and going on mission trips around the world. Pastor Ruben and his family love living in such a beautiful community and serving this wonderful church.