Claudio and Pamela Consuegra
An ordained minister, Claudio holds a BA in Theology from Columbia Union College, now Washington Adventist University, an MS in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Counseling from Radford University, and a Doctor of Ministry in Family Ministries from Andrews University.
Most recently, Claudio served as the VP for Administration, Ministerial Association Secretary, and Director of Family Ministries and Ethnic Ministries for the Minnesota Conference. During his 28 years of ministry in the Seventh-day Adventist Church he has served as pastor to English and Spanish-speaking congregations in Oklahoma, New Jersey, Virginia, Wisconsin, Delaware and Minnesota.
Pamela’s most recent position was Education Director for the Minnesota Conference. She holds a BS in Elementary Education, an MS in Curriculum and Instruction, and is completing her work on a PhD in Educational Leadership from Andrews University.
As published authors, Claudio and Pamela have written many articles on marriage and family issues for the Adventist Review and the Mid-America Union’s Outlook magazine. Claudio published a Dictionary of Religious and Theological Terms in Spanish. Claudio and Pamela co-authored a baptismal preparation book, entitledv, “Making Jesus my Best Friend” for children ages 8-10. The book has already been published in English, Spanish, and Romanian. For three years Claudio and Pamela hosted the weekly, live, call-in radio program Love for a Lifetime on Life Talk radio. They have spoken for many family and couples’ retreats, as well as Family Ministries training events in the United States, Canada, France, Belize, Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico. For the last five years Claudio and his wife Pamela have also served on the From This Day Forward marriage conferences speaker team with Elaine and Willie Oliver, General Conference Family Ministries Directors.
The Consuegras have been married for almost 30 years. They are the proud parents of two daughters: Diana, an English teacher at North Dallas Adventist Academy, and Hadassah, a student in Osteopathic Medicine who is married to Greggory Anderson currently working on a graduate degree in Communication Disorders.