Michael Carrion serves as the Senior Pastor and General Overseer of the Promised Land Covenant Church, He also serves as the Regional Coach for Church Planting and Development for the East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church and assists with community and regional mapping, the discernment and assessment process of identifying and training new church planters in the NY/NJ areas.
Rev. Carrion has received national recognition and awards from Government, Community Based Organizations, Faith Based Organizations in several contexts through out the Metro New York & New Jersey. Rev. Carrion was nominated and acknowledged as the Latino JSEC Community Champion for the poor – A United States Department of Labor achievement award for his civil rights efforts and community development contributions in bettering the Bronx community. Rev. Carrion was also nominated for and serves on the board of the executive committee of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition under the leadership and covering of Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguedo.
NALEC which is an ecclesial community comprised of over 3000 congregations is focused on building a national coalition and movement of Hispanic Evangelicals that will educate their constituencies around public policy issues that contribute to the common good. NALEC provides established and promising Hispanic Evangelical leaders an access-ramp to a public policy education and increase the number of voices that educate for solutions to some of the most intractable national challenges facing Hispanic communities.