Pastor Paco Amador
Pastor Paco Amador was born in Mexico City.
At the age of 14 he
came to North Carolina where he
finally committed his
life to the Lord Jesus during his
high school years.
While studying at Chicago's Moody Bible Institute
in 1991 Paco
visited Little Village, the largest Mexican immigrant neighborhood in the Midwest, and immediately felt like he
had arrived at the place of his
Following a two year missionary experience with Operation Mobilisation in Spain, Paco returned to Chicago where he learned the transformative community principles of the Christian Community Development Association while working at the Lawndale Christian Health Center.
After a nine year stint as a public school teacher, in 2005 Paco was called into full time pastoral ministry leading the New Life Community Church congregation in Little Village.
New Life Community Church
is a multi-site church with 14 different locations throughout the Chicago area.
The Little Village campus is a young bilingual congregation with multiple services throughout the neighborhood in English and Spanish and a growing gang prevention ministry among many other efforts.
"Pastor P" and his
wife Sylvia have been married for seventeen years and have seven children.
Paco is currently serving as the chairman of the board of directors for the Lawndale Christian Health Center.
is pursing a doctoral degree from Bakke Graduate University.