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Pastor José de los Reyes Ordoñez, bilingual service, Balboa, Panama City, Panama, communion service, Sunday service, ecumenical, multidenominational, interdenominational, Christian faith

Guest Pastors

As we are currently transitioning to a new pastor, we have had the privilege of listening to various visiting pastors and members of the congregation who have led us through services and enlightened us. These include Pastor José Reyes Ordoñez (who is assisting with Communion services, baptisms and weddings), Beth Gray, Phil Edmonston, Noris Bustamante, as well as…

Miguel Loban

Miguel Loban and his family joined Balboa Union Church in February 2011, when they moved to Panama for Miguel to work as a Marine Surveyor for Det Norske Veritas covering all of Central America, the Caribbean, Colombia, and Venezuela. While Miguel has a heavy travel schedule, he still finds time to volunteer at the Church…

Colombino Headley

Colombino began attending Balboa Union Church in January 2004 and formally became a member in March 2005.  He replaced Patricia Thomas as the administrator in 2010, strongly supporting the mission committee from 2012-2015, quietly working behind the scenes. In 2018, he accepted to become Treasurer of the Council. Colombino can always be found helping with…

Mitchell Quijano

Mitchell Quijano and his family moved to Panama in March 2016, and started attending Balboa Union Church shortly thereafter.  During 2016, Mitchell was actively involved in the AAAM program (previously the Bridging Families program, which was renamed AAAM – Asistencia Alimenticia para Adultos Mayores), and began helping with the technology needs and social media matters…

Betsy Farah-Moran

Betsy has been with Balboa Union Church since 2010, and has actively participated as a member of the Worship & Ministry Committee since 2011.  In 2014 she accepted the role of Vice-President of the Council (with a lot of convincing and some understatement of what her responsibilities would be). In 2015, Betsy accepted to take…

Balboa Union Church, lay leader, Noris Bustamante, prayer, support, chaplaincy, prayer chaplain, service, elderly, AAAM, missions program

Noris Bustamante

Noris Bustamante joined Balboa Union Church in September 2016, after moving back to Panama from Sacramento, California.  She was elected as Vice-President of the Council in the January 2017 elections, and then moved to Treasurer of the Council in the April 2017 elections. Noris is now (2018) the Chair of Worship & Ministry, responsible for…

David Bivin

David Bivin has been a member of Balboa Union Church since ________, and his wife has been an active member of Gamboa Union Church since _________. We are blessed to have David’s active involvement in Balboa in 2018 in Finance & Stewardship.

speaker, Balboa Union Church, Sunday, English service, Panama City

Beth Gray

Beth has been an active member of Balboa Union Church since 2009. She has served on Worship and Ministry Committee, being Council Secretary her last service; she has served as a Council President. In 2015, to take up the challenge of Membership Committee she started in the roll of Council Secretary until she was replaced…

Luis Villar

Luis arrived at Balboa Union Church in November 2014 as a refugee from Cuba, and asked for temporary assistance.  He became a live-in caretaker of the Church, and has grown into a role of missions and care of the poor and needy that arrive at the Church.  Luis formally joined the church as a member…