PASTORAL STAFF

The People Who Help Make It Happen

OUR PASTORS

Pastor Laffit Cortes
Pastor Laffit Cortes

Lead Pastor

Laffit is married to the lovely Lynda, and they have two young-adult children: Raylyn and Caleb.  Born and raised in New York, he has a passion for helping people discover and develop the potential God has shaped them for. He believes we can each have a major positive influence here on earth and desires to equip the church to accomplish its mission. In his spare time, he loves to read, bike, collect comic books, and watch sci-fi/spy movies. He is currently working on a Masters (MA) in Global Leadership through Fuller Theological Seminary.

Pastor Nelson Fernandez
Pastor Nelson Fernandez

Associate Pastor for Outreach

Nelson is married to the love of his life, Sarah, and together have two kids,  outgoing Isaac and sweet Charlotte. He loves ministry, Marvel movies, video games, Naruto, and serving the local church. He loves researching and sharing topics that have to do with cultural relevance, leadership, ministry training and transformational discipleship. He writes for thehaystack.tv and also runs his own blog about leadership, evangelism, and practical Christianity at www.nelsonsblog.com. He is currently working on his Doctor of Ministry (DMin) in Leadership through Andrews University.

Pastor Brian Seewaldt
Pastor Brian Seewaldt

Associate Pastor For Youth & Young Adults

Brian is married to  beautiful and warm-hearted, Nanyvette. He was born in Argentina and was raised in Palm Beach, FL. He and Nany met while studying at Antillean Adventist University, in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. They both love to read, cheer their favorite sports team, outdoor activities like kayaking and biking, catching a new release at the movies, finding new coffee shops, supporting local shops, savoring local foods, and doing anything that involves food. One of their greatest wishes is to promote spaces in which authentic relationships can be developed and nurtured.

SABBATH SCHEDULE

WORSHIP HOURS:
Elevate Service: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Sabbath School: 11:30 - 12:30 PM
Engage Service: 12:30 - 1:30 PM
WEEKLY SCHEDULE

MORNING PRAYER MEETING:
Tuesdays at 5 AM.

MIDWEEK PRAYER MEETING:
Wednesdays at 7:30 PM.

PAUSE - YOUNG ADULTS FELLOWSHIP:
Last Saturday of the month at 7:30PM.

PRAYER LINE:
Every day except Tuesdays and Sundays at 6am.
ATT & Verizon users: (712) 770-4160 Access code 883994#
TMobile & Metro PCs Users: (716) 293-9629 then Prayerline number & access code.
CONTACT US

Miami Temple SDA Church
Address: 9175 SW 44th St,
Miami, FL 33165
miamitemplesda@gmail.com
Phone: (305) 223-2102
Office Hours:
Mon-Thur: 9 AM - 1 PM
Fri: 9 AM to 1 PM

Lead Pastor: Laffit Cortes
E-mail: raymond.cortes @floridaconference.com
Phone: (707) 341-6573

Associate Pastor For
Administration and Outreach:

Nelson Fernandez
E-mail: nelson.fernandez @floridaconference.com
Phone: (269) 697-3454

Associate Pastor For
Youth and Young Adults:

Brian Seewaldt
E-mail: brianseewaldt@gmail.com
Phone: (561) 876-2236