Sam Rodriguez

Director of Connectional Relations
Vital to Sam’s work is building relationships with leaders throughout the connection to assess needs and form partnerships while sharing what we do at GCORR. From these relationships and partnerships, Sam helps to shape the stories of how GCORR is making a difference in creating a more diverse and inclusive United Methodist Church. 

In His Own Words

What do you do (in 5 words or fewer)?

I am an Ambassador.

What brought you to GCORR?

A passion for a more diverse UMC.

What languages do you speak?

English and Spanish

What brought you to the United Methodist Church?

Born into it, 4th generation UM.

 What’s the best advice you’ve ever got?

Don’t burn any relationship bridges.

What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever had?

Filling envelopes with advertisements.

Tell me about the happiest you’ve ever been?

The day my two children, Samuel Joseph and Vanessa Rae, were born.

GCORR is building the capacity of The United Methodist Church to be contextually relevant and to reach more people, younger people, and more diverse people as we make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.