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Texas Louisiana Hispanic

Girls Ministries

About Us​

What is Girls Ministries?

Girls Ministries is a church-based discipleship program that has a legacy of godly women coming alongside girls, guiding them on a path to become mature and godly women. Our goal is simple: To see every girl moving toward a deep relationship with Jesus Christ, and to realize her importance and potential in the kingdom of God.

Meet Our Team

Rocio Carballo

Rocio Carballo

Girls Ministries Director

Rocio is a proud wife and mother and is our new Girls Ministries Director.

Originally from Tyler, TX, she grew up as a proud Missionette at Primera Asambleas De Dios before moving to San Antonio to study at Latin American Bible Institute, where she had the honor of being the Student Body President. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministries at Southwestern Assemblies of God University. She is currently a student at Houston Baptist University, where she is pursuing her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy.

Professionally, Rocio has dedicated her time as a social worker, working day to day at a local High School as a Student Support Specialist for Communities in Schools.

She and her husband George are the pastors of VIVE Houston, an inner-city church plant in Houston, TX, that they founded in 2019, where she also serves as the Kids Pastor. Rocio and her husband have recently transitioned from their time serving as District Youth Directors of the Texas Louisiana Hispanic District. Rocio also ministers in her community as a corporate chaplain For Marketplace Chaplains. In addition, Rocio has served in ministry as a youth leader, Bible school teacher, and Speed the Light Director for TLYM.

Presently, Rocio is a new mother of a precious baby boy, Georgie. She is also a proud dog mom to Osito and Cafesito.

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Ashley Gomez

Assistant Director

Ashley Gomez is a military wife and mother of two girls. Both of her daughters are active in their local Girls Ministries clubs at Templo Cristo Para Todos in Alvin, Texas where Ashley is a Friends Club sponsor working with junior high aged girls.

Girls Ministries is very special to Ashley as she is a product of this program, formerly Missionettes. Ashley has been a club sponsor for Daisies Club and Friends Club for 5 years, but has been certified to teach GM clubs for close to 20 years. In addition to serving as a club sponsor at CPT, Ashley assists in many ministries including Fine Arts Festival coaching and the social media ministry. She is also going to begin teaching adult ESL classes at her church in partnership with Alvin ISD. As a preacher’s kid, Ashley is using to serving where there is a need, so she is always ready to jump in wherever she is needed.

Ashley currently works in the public school system as an Instructional Specialist for the Alvin ISD English Learner and Cultural Service Department. She creates and designs engaging professional development to support teachers and administrators inside and outside the classroom. She is a teacher coach and mentor, and she is passionate about quality education for all students. In addition, she also serves as a mentor to two students in her district mentorship program, YET.

Ashley earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2007. She began her studies in 2002 at Southwestern Assemblies of God University where she completed her Biblical Studies for credentialing, but transferred to UHCL her junior year to be home for her mother’s cancer treatment. Ashley earned her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction in 2012 from the University of St. Thomas in Houston. She is a Licensed minister with the General Council of the Assemblies of God, and she is a police chaplain for the Alvin Police Department. Ashley loves to serve God and serve people. She is excited to share her love for Girls Ministries and student ministries with you all.

Fun fact: Ashley is a 3rd generation AG Woman Minister. Her grandmother and mother are also credentialed ministers with the General Council of the Assemblies of God.

Alejandra Diaz

Alejandra Diaz

Secretary Treasurer

Alejandra Diaz is a proud daughter of Alex and Rebeca Diaz.
 
Alejandra is half Honduran and half Guatemalan. 🇭🇳🇬🇹 She is a New Jersey-born and Louisiana-raised girl who loves girls ministries, as she is also a product of this program. She was in it from Stars Club to Girls Only.
After graduating high school, she pursued her bachelor’s degree in Church Leadership at Southwestern Assemblies of God University. She also obtained two associates, one in Bible and the other in Intercultural Studies.
In her time at SAGU, she served as President of Women of Ministry, an organization dedicated to encourage, empower and enable women to be future leaders in the church, as well as to educate all people (men and women) about the biblical stance of women in ministry. She is passionate about seeing more girls and women step into the calling God has for them without limitations.
 
At SAGU, she also served in an organization called Arms of Refuge where she visited refugees in the DFW area that came from all over the world. She was able to build relationships and share the gospel with them.
She also went on a missions trip to Montana and El Salvador, and led one to Africa. Alejandra is passionate about cultures, languages, and making the name of Jesus know globally (missions).
 
Alejandra is currently a Preschool Teacher Assistant/Aid at a local preschool and is serving in Girls Ministries at her local church Iglesia El Aposento Alto in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She also teaches Sunday school to youth and preaches at her church sometimes.
 
Alejandra is a licensed Assemblies of God minister and is excited to serve the next generation in all their challenges and opportunities.
Fun fact: She is an Asian-drama and anime fanatic.

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