Luis Orteza

Luis A. Orteza was born in Manila Philippines, graduated from Morgantown High School in West Virginia. He received his B.S. in Psychology/Sociology from Fairmont State University, a Masters of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Birmingham Theological Seminary.

He is married to Linda Catherine Combs and they are the parents of Audrey Margaret Vermilyea and Carrie Francis.

Luis has served two churches in the Columbus, Ohio area from 1988 till 2005. Served as interim pastor in Marion, Alabama from 2009-2010; and Luis also has taught seminary level module classes in Uganda in 2010 and 2012.

Luis completed CPE internship and residency units with the Ingalls Center of Pastoral Ministries at Princeton/Shelby Baptist Medical Centers.

Originally ordained in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Luis now serves a local church with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). He is in the process of completing his board certification with the Association of Professional Chaplains.

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