AMPS3354-Edit-600x900Secretary of Social Assistance of the Apostolic Assembly
Bishop Samuel Rojas

Bishop Samuel Rojas is the Secretary of Social Assistance of the Apostolic Assembly, elected for the 2022 to 2026 term.

He was born on September 11, 1969, in La Puente, California. Since childhood, the Lord placed in his heart a calling to serve the church. He was baptized in the Name of Jesus Christ in September 1988 in Compton, California. The next year he was elected Treasurer of the district youth.

He began to prepare himself for ministry by attending Christian Life College in Stockton, California, wherein he graduated with a Bachelor’s in Theology in 1994. In 2012 he graduated with a Master of Arts in Religion from the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico. He graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary in 2017 with a Doctor of Ministry degree.

The bishop was appointed Pastor of the Apostolic Assembly (The Experience Church) in Glendale, Arizona in 2008. He was elected Auxiliary Elder for Sector 1 from 2013 to 2015. From 2015 to 2018 he served the Arizona Apostolic Assembly as District Secretary. In 2019 he was elected by his peers to serve as Bishop Supervisor of the Arizona District, he led and cared for his district through the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2022 General Convention elected him Secretary of Social Assistance.

He lives with his Edna in Litchfield Park, Arizona. Together they have two children, Mikayla and Luke.