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“But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.” -Acts 20:24

Executive Pastors
The Executive Pastors oversee the administrative functions and overall vision of Covenant Life.

Senior Pastor
David Acosta
Pastor David Acosta is the founding pastor of Covenant Life Ministries.
He is the lead preaching pastor and oversees all sub-ministries within Covenant Life.

Associate Pastor
Carmen Acosta
Pastor Carmen is the co-founder of Covenant Life Ministries. She is the secondary preaching pastor and administrator of Covenant Life Ministries. She is also the Founder of Ladies of Virtue.

Ministry Directors and Leaders

The Ministry Directors lead and manage vital functions, which are essential to the operation of Covenant Life Ministries.

Children’s Co-Leaders
Joe and Yvonne Cannaverde
Joe and Yvonne are Co-Leaders who manage all class levels, teachers, teacher’s assistants, and events pertaining to Covenant Kids Children’s Ministry.

Youth Director
Brandon and Lissette Abner
Brandon and Lissette lead and manage Redeemed World Changers Youth Ministry. 

Host and Welcome Team Directors
Jack and Mariel Torres
Jack and Mariel lead and manage all Parking Assistants, Ushers, Greeters and Security personal for Covenant Life Ministries.

Prayer Ministry Director
Edy Skovira
Edy leads a network of men and women who are dedicated to intercessory prayer.

Music Ministry Director
Brandon Abner
Brandon is the lead pianist, and orchestrates CLM’s musicians. He is also the lead singer and directs all vocalists.
CLM’s music team is known as, “The Good News People.”

Couple’s Ministry Directors
Benny and Dawn Hatchett
Benny and Dawn lead, manage, teach and coordinate events for the Covenant Couple’s Ministry.

Covenant Cafe Co-Directors
Anita Brown and Mariel Torres
Anita and Mariel manage the church cafe which provides fellowship, coffee and specialty breakfast/lunch offerings.

Men’s Ministry Co-Directors
Benny Hatchett, Joe Cannaverde, David Young,
The Co-Directors lead, manage, and coordinate events for the Covenant Warriors m­en’s ministry.

Women’s Ministry Director
Pastor Carmen Acosta
Pastor Carmen is the founder, lead director, and voice for Ladies of Virtue.  She coordinates and oversees all events for the Ladies of Virtue women’s ministry.

Maintenance Directors
Jack and Mariel Torres
Jack and Mariel  lead and manage all volunteers for the weekly cleaning, all maintenance work, and all building projects for Covenant Life Ministries.

Church Activities Committee Director
Christina Gonzalez
Christina leads, manages and coordinates all of the activities and events for the church to engage our members, neighborhoods and communities.

Kingdom Bridge Builders (KBB)
Administration – Edy Skovira
In-Reach – Dawn Hatchett
Outreach – Velma Taylor

Media Ministry
Administration – Jane Scarpetti