Pastor Angel Castellano was born September 23, 1978 in the city of Waterbury, Connecticut. His parents are, former Pastors, Anibal and Lucy Castellano. From a very early age, Angel sought the face of God. At the age of 14, Angel went with his parents to the Dominican Republic. There, he had the opportunity to see how his parents were working as missionaries. Later on, he met his now wife, Maryfrances Caraballo, with whom he married on July 7, 2007. Angel and Maryfrances have three children: Angel, Lucas and Esther.

Maryfrances and Angel have been active in ministry at Smirna Misionera for several years. They have been leaders and youth pastors, not only locally but also, Angel served as youth leader at the sectional level in the state of Connecticut, Spanish Eastern District of the Assemblies of God. They have carried out the biblical teaching as teachers locally and also traveled to other countries carrying the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

On January 6, 2013 Angel was elected Senior Pastor of Smirna Misionera. Under Angel and Maryfrances’ leadership, Smirna continues its progress in fulfilling the Great Commission; Experiencing the fulfillment of a prophetic word to the church a few years before emerging a glorious revival.

Smirna continues to grow, working towards the promises given to us by the Lord, Always looking towards the goal and reaching souls for the Lord’s kingdom. 

We continue our mission to be a light in this city and the world. Teaching the truth as the Lord demands from us for the Glory of God.

Smirna Misionera Church is experiencing great spiritual growth and the distribution of gifts and ministries; according to the will of the Holy Spirit.