Pastor Roy has an extensive background in ministry and has been a very well seasoned Minister of the Gospel. He has an AA Degree in Theology, BBA in Finance, Economics, Masters of Arts, Religious Education and a Masters in Theology. Roy Garcia speaks English, Spanish, and Hebrew and has been a much sought after key note speaker at many conferences around the world. He is a teacher of Prophecy and worked for the Israeli Government, U.S. Mission for 12 years. Presently, he is in contact with Thomas Nelson for the publication of his book: Beginnings, Hebrew Insights to the Scriptures.
Before all of this, long before birth, Roy has had ministry running thick in his veins, stemming from his family tree of ministers. The call of ministry can’t seem to escape the Garcia family and is still very much alive in Pastor Roy’s family. Roy is married to Mari Garcia who is from the Canary Islands, Spain. Mari has been in ministry since she was 18 years old and was the founder of Teen Challenge in the Canary Islands. She continues to do many great things for God. Roy is also father to 5 wonderful children who truly love the Lord. The oldest, Candace Joy Hyslip, pastors in Phoenix, Arizona, beside her husband Tim Hyslip. Baruch Roy Garcia is at the University of Texas in Austin and is in the Physics Program. Joshua Troy Garcia is a Jr. at the University of San Antonio getting his degree in Business. Benjamin Raphael Garcia is a freshman at U.T. in Austin, Texas, and his youngest daughter, Natanya Victoria Garcia is 13. Pastor Roy is a family man who has stood strong as the spiritual head of his house and is seeing the fruit of his un-wavering faith in Christ.
Pastor Roy and Dr. Dan Thomson formed a working relationship which quickly flourished into a friendship when Pastor Dan and “Church on the Rock” began a new beginning as “Emmanuel Worship Center”, some time ago.
Though Pastor Roy has had a highly successful track record in ministry and all that he has done in his life, he is still humbled by the all-consuming love of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He is a man of integrity and his heart is to truly see the sinner reconciled to Christ and come into a deeper and more intimate relationship with the Savior.
Pastor Roy Garcia is dedicated to fulfilling the Lord’s desire wholeheartedly!