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OUR STAFF

  • REV. GUILLERMO (WILLY) FIGUEREDO - PASTOR

    Pastor Willy has been the Transitional Pastor at CPC since December 2019. He enjoys the warm and loving people of Central Pres and is excited to work alongside them in their Miami community.  Pastor Willy graduated from the Moody Bible Institute at Chicago IL, with a B.A. in Pastoral Ministries.  He got his Master of Divinity at the Reformed Theological Seminary at Orlando FL.  He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 2013.  He has served in a variety of ministries from youth minister, jail ministry, and more recently as a Hospice Chaplain with the Broward Vitas Hospice Care.


    Pastor Willy was born in Elizabeth NJ, but raised in Boca Raton FL, since the age of three.  He enjoys reading books on theology, philosophy, and history.  He also loves building legos, and watching Psych, Monk, and Magnum PI reruns.  He and his wife, Sandra, have three children in their 20’s: Vanessa, Gabriel, and Emilio.

  • EMILU ALVAREZ - CREATIVE LEARNING CENTER DIRECTOR

    Emilu has been the CLC Director since 1996.  She understands the mission and the important role CLC plays in the community.  As a childcare director, Emilu is proud to be a part of the school and the support that Central Presbyterian Church has shown the CLC children, families, and staff.  She believes herself to be a lifelong learner, enjoying reading, webinars, and her volunteer work with Florida Association for the Education of Young Children an affiliate of NAEYC. Emilu has an amazing family, being married to her husband for 45 years, and enjoying her daughters, son-in-laws, and grandchildren. 

  • BEVERLY COULTER - MINISTER OF MUSIC

    Beverly Coulter has been the Minister of Music at Central Presbyterian Church since 2010. She is dedicated to providing a meaningful musical landscape for our worship experience through her work with the choir, instrumentalists, and soloists. A native of Dallas, Texas, she holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. In addition to her extensive work as a conductor and director, she maintains an active schedule as a singer, solo pianist, coach/accompanist and clinician. Dr. Coulter’s love of teaching began when she taught music and English to orphaned children in Mexico City as a seventeen-year-old United States representative to the Salvation Army’s Mexico Youth Corps ministry. Her work in sacred music has been a lifelong endeavor and continues to be a vital part of her artistic life. Dr. Coulter is a Professor of Music and Director of Opera at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida.

  • LAURIE MAY - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE

    Laurie May is a Miami native and life-long Presbyterian.  She has served on the staff of Central over 20 years and is currently the Administrative Associate.  She attributes her long tenure at Central to the fact that “it is more than a job…or a church; Central has been my second family.”  Laurie and her husband are the proud parents of two adult children who now live out-of-state.  Her favorite pastime???  Travelling to visit their kids, of course! 

  • JEAN MORALES - BUSINESS MANAGER

    Jean has been working at Central Presbyterian Church and The Creative Learning Center since 2004.  She regards her work environment as a  "piece of heaven", since it has provided her with the  invaluable opportunity of being a working mom with flexible hours.  Jean values the caring and nurturing environment, that is "exceptional in their professionalism, dedication, teamwork and vision."  She is grateful for being entrusted to serve the church and preschool as their Business Manager.  Jean is a graduate of Florida State University, and began a career in non-profit financial administration in 1995. She also enjoys traveling with her children, spending time at the beach, working out, cooking, baking, reading, and biking.


CENTRAL

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

12455 SW 104th Street

Miami, FL  33186

T: 305-274-4007

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