Pastor Ulysses Mariño
As the primary teaching pastor, Pastor Ulysses Mariño has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He has served at Global Harvest Fellowship (formerly known as First Filipino Baptist Church of Bayonne,NJ) for twenty five years. Pastor Uly has ministered in over 20 countries, and heads the board of Blessed to Bless Community Development Corporation (B2BCDC), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Pastor Uly is passionate about mission work and has a heart for the poor. He is a husband, father, and grandfather.
Melody del Rosario, Music Director
Music is in Melody’s blood, and her passion is for the Lord. Not surprisingly, she serves the Lord through her music and has blessed many a member and guest at Global Harvest Fellowship through this. She has been leading the GHF Chancel Choir since 1999, and has been directing plays and musicals for over 25 years now.
A wife and homeschooling mom, she is also a talented singer and mentor. She went Word of Life Bible College in Schroon Lake, New York for biblical studies.
Jonathan Dejesus, Praise & Worship Director
Jonathan has been leading the GHF Praise & Worship team since 2007. His love for the Lord knows no bounds, and his desire is to lead people to praise and worship God through music. He attended numerous praise and worship seminars and was challenged to use his God-given talents in this area. His leadership every morning directs the hearts of many a member and guest to open up and receive God’s message.
His is a father of 4, married to the Junior Choir Director, and a Sunday School teacher. He went to Philadelphia Biblical University (now Cairn University) in Langhorne, PA for biblical studies.
Larissa Dejesus, Junior Choir Director
Larissa is a wife and homeschooling mother of four, has a passion for music and delights in teaching children. She has been teaching Junior Choir for over twelve years at Global Harvest Fellowship Church.
“Children are children but for a moment, and if in that moment we could make a positive impact in their lives, then that child will carry that experience with them to adulthood and hopefully look to do or be the same in another child’s life.” – Larissa de Jesus
Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.