Carlos Ortiz & Linda Nolan
In 1974 while a Project Manager Officer at Chemical Corp N. Y. Carlos accepted an invitation to church by a group of bible school students working in his department. This began his spiritual journey with Christ several months later. During his tenure in banking Carlos served The Lord as church community outreach coordinator, worship leader, deacon and trustee. In 1987 he left banking and accepted the call to plant Church of the Rock in Brooklyn, NY.
Following that call Carlos brought together members of two churches moving his ministry to Staten Island by taking the reigns of Elim Christian Assembly. Following the September 11attack he joined the staff of Concerts of Prayer serving to assist World Vision and Concerts’ efforts to help heal New York City Churches and people. Later Carlos served as Church Network Coordinator serving to help grow New York’s United Prayer Movement.
Carlos has now served as Pastor for 26 years. In that journey he also brought Board of Director leadership to Turning Point Brooklyn, SIAE, Concerts of Prayer, Habitat for Humanity- Brooklyn, 2020 Vision for Schools, and currently International Arts Movement where he assists Mako Fujimura in crafting Culture Care. Presently he is the Broadway Prayer Network Director partnering with Hollywood Prayer Network, HPN. He and Lee share a marriage of 36 years.