Tim and Janelle have served as the Pastors of Highest Praise Apostolic Church since 2014. Before becoming the Pastors of HPAC they served as Co-Pastors for several years, assisting the founding Pastor, and Tim's father, Bishop Lupe Arroyo. They are both children of apostolic pastors and have many years of experience in serving in ministry. Janelle's family spent several years in the foreign missions field, serving as missionaries, and establishing churches all throughout South America. They both have heart for the church and have dedicated their lives to the work of God.
Janelle also serves as the Director of our Welcome Team.
Lupe Arroyo, and his late wife, Arlene Arroyo, are the founding pastors of Highest Praise Apostolic Church. God brought Lupe and Rachel together, in His perfect timing, after both lost their spouses to terminal illnesses. They both serve in the role of Bishop over the local church. Together they have a combined 30 years of experience in ministry and happily serve and support the local church body.
They also serve as the Directors of our New Members Ministry. Any new members that come to HPAC will interact directly with them!
Marciano and Arlene Duran both serve as Ordained Ministers at Highest Praise Apostolic Church. Arlene, one of Bishop Arroyo's daughters, was raised in HPAC and has been serving the Lord faithfully with her husband, Marciano, for their entire lives. Marciano was also raised in an apostolic church and they were ordained into the ministry in 2001. They both bring a lot of passion and experience to HPAC.
Marciano also serves as the Director of our Ministry of Defense, our church safety ministry. Together, they both serve as our Coordinators for Ceremonies.
Gilbert & Vickie both serve as Ordained Ministers at Highest Praise Apostolic Church. Vickie, the daughter of a pastor, and Gilbert, having been raised in the church, have been faithfully serving the Lord for many years. They were ordained into the ministry in 1995. They both bring much experience and wisdom to the leadership of HPAC.
Gilbert also serves in the capacity of counseling those who are dealing with addictions and troublesome lifestyles.
Gabriel and Marina both serve as Ordained Ministers at Highest Praise Apostolic Church. Both Gabriel and Marina were raised in apostolic churches and have come from families who faithfully serve in ministry. God brought them to HPAC in 2012, where they faithfully served as Deacons of the church for six years and were recently ordained as ministers in 2019.
They both also serve as the Directors of our HPAC Worship Ministry, Dream Team Coordinators, and Administrators of the church.
Chris & Nicole both serve as Deacons at Highest Praise Apostolic Church. Both Chris and Nicole were raised and have attended HPAC their entire lives. They have faithfully served in many capacities in the church throughout the years and have a heart for God's Kingdom.
Chris also serves as the Director of our Multimedia Ministry. Nicole serves as the Director of our Kingdom Kidz Ministry.