Néstor A. Gómez-Morales
Lead Pastor, First Congregational Church, Stamford, Connecticut
Field of Study: Religion and Society
Néstor Gómez-Morales is the middle son of three boys and one girl, and is originally from Medellín, Colombia. He is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and has served in both Spanish and English-speaking churches, at various times as associate pastor and pastor in the Central Rocky Mountain Region. He is active in Regional Church activities working in the New Congregation Nurturing Team. He has also served as a Member of the Administrative Committee of the General Board and member of the Division of Overseas Ministries Board of Directors and representative of Common Global Ministries Board. Néstor earns a PhD in Religion and Social Change at the University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology, postgraduate studies at the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, and is currently training in coaching and leadership development. He has been an affiliate faculty at Universidad Bautista, Regis University, Columbia College, and Claremont School of Theology. He enjoys reading, walking, and listening to music. He loves sharing with people of all ages and knowing about other cultures.