Rev. Dr. Michael Carrion serves as the Senior Pastor and General Overseer of the Promised Land Covenant Churches located in the North and South Bronx. He also serves as the founding Chairman and Superintendent of the Bronx Academy of Promise K-8 Charter School in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx and the Regional Coach for Church Planting and Development for the East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, assisting with community and regional mapping, the discernment and assessment process of identifying and training new church planters in the NY/NJ areas.
Dr. Carrion currently serves as the VP of Church Planting and Leadership Development at City to City, where he oversees the NYC team prayerfully and discerningly recruiting, training and resourcing church planters called to plant healthy missional churches in the five boroughs of NYC. Michael has successfully planted several churches and charter schools across the South Bronx. He is a social justice activist, community organizer who has been nationally recognized for his work among the poor across the city. Prior to working with CTC, Michael held appointments with the city of New York HRA/CAS and the Fedcap Group as the Senior Director of Workforce Development. As well as a prior role as the Deputy Director of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS).
Rev. Carrion has been married to his wife Elizabeth for over 30 years. Pastor Mike and his wife love spending time together with their 5 adult children Michael, Matthew, Tirza, Joshua and Tiffany, 2 granddaughters, 1 grandson, son-in-law Demar, and 3 pitbull dogs.