Our Team


Carmelo Torres Jr.-Senior Pastor

Pastor Carmelo was born in Cayey, P.R. When he was 19 years old, he came to Springfield to learn English. 1980 he attended UMASS-Ahmerst to study Astronomy. During his final year there, God called him to preach and when he graduated he flew to Miami, Fl to attend Bible school. That's where he met his wonderful wife Annette, with whom he came back to Massachusetts to plant a church in Holyoke, in 1991. He is an avid Patriots fan and loves to golf.


Francisco Negron-Treasurer

Francisco AKA Javier is a big guy with a servants heart. He received his Masters in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University and aside from managing the church finances with his wife, he currently leads the Men's Group at Agape. Javier loves hiking, camping and is passionate about cooking.


Johnny Gonzalez-Youth Leader

In 2004 Johnny began attending Agape Church with his family. It was in 2009 that he felt called to lead the youth ministry. He graduated from the Holyoke Bible Baptist Institute in 2011 and then went on to attend Liberty University where he pursued a degree in Religion. Johnny is passionate about discipling the next generation to become the leaders of today. 


Brandon Torres-Worship Team Director


Lorraine Lopez-Diamond Ministry Director


Edgar Rodriguez-Deaf Ministry Leader