Our Pastors

Freddy Perez
Freddy Pérez

Freddy is the founder of The Rock Church. The church started in 1974 as a mission to Hispanics of Southwest Community Church. Pastor Robert Miller asked Freddy to take over a small group of believers that numbered 12. Freddy prepared for ministry by attending Florida Bible College for four years.

Freddy was born in Habana, Cuba, in 1950. He married Aurora Guerrero in 1972 and they have two daughters: Priscilla and Damaris.

Gerardo van Dalen
Gerardo "Jerry" van Dalen

Jerry is a member of The Rock Church since 1980 and was ordained as a pastor in 1995. His academic training includes a Doctorate from the Florida Center for Theological Studies in Miami, an MBA from Nova-Southeastern in Ft. Lauderdale, a BA in Biology from St. Thomas in Miami and an AS in Medical Technology from Miami Dade College’s Medical Center.

He was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela in 1958. Jerry married Maria Elena Alvarez in 1991 and they have six children: Jerry Jr., Samuel, Sasha, Marcos, Daniela and Diana.

Staff

Del Anderson
Del Anderson

Administrative Secretary

Roman Benedit
Roman Benedit

Operations

Odalys Martinez
Odalys Martinez

Secretary

Bernabé González
Bernabé González

Maintenance

Axel Rivas
Axel Rivas

Maintenance

Angel Patino
Alfred Patino

Bookkeeping