Rev. Joel Aviles


Joel Aviles has had a passion for preaching the word of God since his childhood, and has ministered in different countries in North, Central, and South America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Being bilingual, he has fulfilled his calling from a multicultural platform, reaching lives and edifying believers from diverse backgrounds.

He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Sure Foundation Theological Institute, and is also a graduate of Rock of Horeb Bible Institute.  He is married to Damaris Aviles, who worships God through her singing and is an integral piece of the ministry they fulfill for the Lord.

Monique Hinds


Monique was born in Queens, NY, to a Panamanian mother and a Guyanese father. From a young age she knew that she had a passion to help and teach people, especially children. Monique has worked in field of education for the past 14 years, mainly as a teacher in the Montessori setting. And now, she is delighted to serve as the Catalyst Kidz Director.

Monique is wholeheartedly committed to the Lord, and is excited to share God’s love and wisdom with our children, preparing them to serve Him! She has great anticipation of what God has in store for our children and our wonderful church family. Amen!

Lanre Asiru


Lanre Asiru is originally from Lagos, Nigeria, and has a background in law, with a Master’s degree from the Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire. From a very young age, Lanre has always had the heart to serve, with a deep compassion for the underprivileged and abused. His heart’s desire is to be a vessel in helping people come to a full understanding of who they are in Christ. Lanre serves in various capacities at Catalyst, including his role as the Head Usher. Lanre and his wife, Nike, are blessed with two sons, Tobi and Shayo.