Staff

Dr. Roberto Miranda : Senior Pastor

Roberto Miranda attended Phillips Academy at Andover and graduated in 1974. Upon graduation, he entered Princeton, and studied at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs as a Woodrow Wilson Scholar, graduating in 1978. He spent a year working at the admissions office in Princeton, and then entered Harvard in 1979 to do graduate work in the Department of Romance Languages, graduating in 1989 with a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures. In 2013 he received an honorary doctorate (D.Min.) from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Read More »

Samuel Acevedo : Associate Pastor

Samuel Acevedo is an Associate Pastor at Congregación León de Judá, where he leads several social justice efforts aimed at influencing Latino society in New England for the Kingdom of God. To that end, Pastor Sam serves as the founding Executive Director of the church-based Boston Higher Education Resource Center (HERC), dedicated to the ministry of helping inner-city young people go to college. Read More »

Gregory Bishop : Associate Pastor

Gregory Bishop often refers to himself as an “Adopted Gringo” who has served here at Congregación León de Judá as Associate Pastor since 1998. He feels called to impact lives with the reality of Jesus Christ by shepherding in a multi-ethnic setting. Read More »

Mick Da Silva: Assistant Pastor

Mick Da Silva has been a part of Congregacion Léon de Judá since 2012. He started his career as a pastor when he was very young. At the age of 16 he was already involved in pastoral ministry. He worked several years as a missionary and base director of Youth With A Mission, (YWAM). Mick had the opportunity, as a missionary, to serve in different countries in Asia, South America, North America and Africa. For more than 10 years he trained missionaries and helped them to establish their ministries around the world. Read More »

Sarah Gautier: Associate Pastor

Sarah Gautier is the Youth Pastor at Congregacion Leon de Juda. Sarah is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar. She completed her Bachelors in Arts in English Literature at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. Read More »

Mercedes Lopez-Miranda: Associate Pastor

Mercedes Lopez-Miranda (Meche) was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She moved to Boston to pursue a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy. Professionally, she specializes in serving children with developmental delays. She has been pastoring at Lion of Judah along with her husband, pastor Roberto Miranda since 1984. She has led our congregation’s women’s ministry for the past 23 years, organizing a yearly regional retreat for women. Read More »

Isaías Rivera: Assistant Pastor

Isaias has been part of Congregacion Leon de Juda since 2009. He is currently involved with pastoral care, prison ministry, pastoral counseling, discipleship and men's ministry. Before he moved to Massachusetts he was a Pastor in Puerto Rico and New York City. Isaias has traveled several times to Guatemala and Mexico as an advisor to student groups from Gordon College. In 2008 he was the main speaker at the Global Missions week conference at Gordon College. In the summer of 2008 Isaias passed the Microsoft Certifications in internet security and managing and maintaining servers. Read More »

Jonatán Toledo : Associate Pastor

Jonatan Toledo has been part of Congregation Lion of Judah since 2007. He currently serves as one of our Associate Pastors overseeing our Children and Family ministry. Prior to moving to Boston, Jonatan served five years as a summer intern with TIME Ministries in the Dominican Republic and Camino Global, formerly CAM International in Mexico City. In 2011 he earned an M.Div. in Urban Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and is currently working on his D.Min. in Marriage and Family Counseling.. Read More »