Samuel Rodriguez

Samuel Rodriguez is the President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), the world’s largest Hispanic Christian organization with 42,000 plus U.S. churches and many additional churches spread throughout the Spanish-speaking diaspora.  

[Media Advisory] Imminent: Rev. Samuel Rodriguez of NHCLC with Convoy of Hope, To Hold Tele-Conference Briefing on Latest Puerto Rico and Mexico City Recovery and Relief Efforts at 2pm EST Today

Sep. 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), the world’s largest Evangelical Latino organization along with its Puerto Rico chapter heads, in partnership with Convoy of Hope, will hold an imminent press conference today, Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 2pm EST to address the latest updates from on the ground in Puerto Rico and Mexico City. Time will be allotted to media for Q&A.

The NHCLC — in partnership with mega-churches throughout America — has identified Convoy of Hope as the primary conduit for the distribution of immediate resources to address the basic needs of families across the island of Puerto Rico and Mexico City. The NHCLC is encouraging 40,000 + U.S. based churches to donate to Convoy of Hope for this response.

Originally planned for Monday, the tele-conference has been moved to today, Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 2pm EST, due to worse than expected conditions in both locations.

Rev. Sam Rodriguez, President of the NHCLC

Rev. Tony Suarez, Executive Vice President NHCLC, Governmental Affairs

Fernando Cabrera, New York City Councilman

Eddie Rentz, National Church Spokesperson Office of the President, Convoy of Hope

Jeff Nene, National Media Spokesperson, Convoy of Hope

Bishop Angel Marcial of Church of God for Southeast Region U.S.

Moderated by Andrew Kolvet, The KAIROS Company, Spokesperson for NHCLC

WHAT: Pressing updates on relief efforts progress; current status from on the ground in Mexico City and Puerto Rico

WHEN: 2 PM EST – 2:45 pm EST, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, with time allotted for Q&A

HOW TO JOIN CALL: Dial In (no pin required) Tele-conference; 949-667-3723


Rev. Samuel Rodriguez is president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. He has been named by CNN and Fox News as “the leader of the Hispanic Evangelical movement” and TIME Magazine nominated him among the 100 most influential leaders in America. 

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference is recognized and identified by Time Magazine, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Christianity Today, Charisma Magazine, NBC, Telemundo, Univision, Fox News, CNN, and a number of additional media outlets, publications, and periodicals as America’s largest and most influential Hispanic/Latino Christian organization with 40,118 certified member churches in the United States and chapters in Latin America. 

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