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Bishop Andy Provencio
AAFCJ Secretary

Bishop Andy Provencio is the General Treasurer of the Apostolic Assembly, elected for the 2022 to 2026 term.

Originally from New Mexico he was born in Santa Rita on June 16, 1952. His father was Pastor Albino Provencio who started the Apostolic Assembly in Santa Rita. The first missionary for the Assembly to Spain, Patriarch Richard Almaraz, baptized the bishop in the Name of Jesus Christ on February 23, 1969.

The Bishop studied at Western Apostolic Bible College (today Christian Life College in Stockton, California) and was ordained to the ministry at the 1972 General Convention. He served as National Secretary of the Messengers of Peace from 1974 to 1976 and began his pastoral ministry in Clovis, California, in 1976.

The Lord first called him to be a missionary to Spain in 1981, he led the mission there until 1987. When he returned to the United States he was appointed pastor of the church in Gilroy, California, for two years until he was called again into missionary service. The Bishop was President of the Apostolic Assembly in Argentina from 1990 to 1992 and was the first Regional Supervisor for South America from 1992 to 1994. As the Regional Supervisor he sent the first missionaries to Paraguay, Bolivia and Peru.

In 1994 he was appointed Pastor of the historic Apostolic Assembly in Donna, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley. During his time in the South Texas District he also served as District Treasurer. He was later appointed to the First Apostolic Assembly of San José, California. Soon after this appointment he was elected as District Secretary for the North Pacific Coast District of California. He served as Pastor and District Secretary until he was elected Secretary of International Missions in 2014. In 2014 there were 23 countries with Apostolic Assembly missionary presence, as Secretary of International Missions he grew that to a total of 43 countries with Apostolic Assembly churches or missionaries. The 2022 General Convention elected him General Treasurer.

The Bishop is married to sister Nancy, they live in Merced, California, and they have two children, Aaron and Karen.

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