Miguel & Margarita Perez

Miguel & Margarita Perez

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Area Director Latin America and Hispanic Ministries

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Miguel Perez was saved as a young child in his home country of Venezuela and attended Seminary in order to serve the Lord in full time ministry.  Miguel completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology in 1986 and a Master’s Degree in Children and Youth Ministry as well as a certification in Christian Coaching in 2011.

Miguel has been involved in full time ministry since 1984, working in Christian education and training. He has been involved in various roles with Awana since it started in Venezuela in 1985 including serving on the Venezuelan National Board, and as an Awana Missionary, Program and Training Director for Latin America and Hispanic Ministry Consultant. During that time, he and his team have developed very successful Awana resources for use in Venezuela and all of Latin America.

Miguel currently serves as Area Director for Latin America and Hispanic Ministries. In his role, Miguel now oversees the Hispanic Awana ministry in the United States and in 17 Latin America countries where more than 100,000 children attend Awana in 1,600 clubs each week. 

Miguel is a native Venezuelan, however after his appointment to Area Director in 2014, Miguel and Margarita joined their two grown daughters and son in-law and now live in the Chicago area. Miguel and his family are passionate about using the Awana ministry to evangelize and disciple children in Latin America for Christ.

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