A Latinx ordained minister in a progressive Pentecostal Christian tradition, Apostolic Fellowship International Revival Ministries (AFIRM). Edwin is on the Board of Directors for the “Together-As-One” newly forming conference in the United Church of Christ (UCC). He has written for Proyecto Encuentros de Gracia y Bienvenida, a Latinx LGBTQ faith initiative of the UCC. Edwin is a member in discernment, seeking ordained standing, in New Haven, CT. At United Church on the Green, New Haven, he co-created a bilingual (Spanish-English) worship service he led for 2 years as Lay-minister, while working for the City of New Haven Board of Education. Edwin attained an Associate of Arts degree from Gateway Community College and attended Korsino’s Bible College in CT. Edwin is now completing a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Minor in Religious Studies at Southern Connecticut State University, as he continues his itinerant ministry of preaching and living the love and justice of Jesus Christ.