Meet The Team
Izaete is the Outreach Pastor at North Goshen Mennonite Church. In her role, she provides pastoral care for families and individuals in the church. She also reaches out to people in the local community supporting their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, including many families that are Latina. She engages with various Goshen community groups to help connect the church with people in the neighborhood,
Quinn is co-pastor at Prairie Street Mennonite Church in Elkhart, Indiana. He has worked in the Texas borderlands as a public-school teacher and served with Mennonite Central Committee in Mexico in the areas of migration and advocacy. Quinn is a graduate of Goshen College and will graduate from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in May 2021
Peter N. Graber
Peter is recently retired from Mennonite Mission Network where he served as a leader in constituent relations for more than 20 years. He represents Sunnyside Mennonite Church on the La Posada board. His grandfather immigrated from France in 1906.
Rose Rivera, JD, LLM
Rose is an attorney for the City of Elkhart and a founder of the Center for Legal Justice. She graduated from Earlham College (pre-law) and received her Master of Laws degree from Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights. Her roots are in Chicago, she is a mother, and advocate, and has experience with mental health emergency response as a crisis worker.
Saulo coordinates Mennonite Central Committee’s National Immigration Education Program. He graduated from Goshen College with major concentrations in History and Theology and from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS), Elkhart, IN., with a Master of Arts in Theology and Ethics. Saulo was born in Guatemala. When he was 15 his family sought political refuge in Mexico (1980) and then Canada (1986). He lived in Calgary, Alberta, Canada for 16 years as an immigrant and became a citizen. In 2001, he and his family moved to Goshen, IN, USA, in pursuit of academic studies. . He enjoys playing music, singing, and traveling.
Jorge is a member of PIedra Viva Mennonite Church in Elkhart. He immigrated from El Salvador and has lived in Elkhart County for over 7 years. He is experienced in the finance and banking sectors and is currently working as a Relationship Banker for a large financial institution.
Naun Lucoer Cerrato
Naun Cerrato’s roots are in Central America. He moved with his family to Elkhart in the 90’s. Naun Graduated from Goshen College with a Bachelor of Science and completed his master’s at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in 2018. Naun Cerrato was installed and licensed at Piedra Viva Mennonite Church, Elkhart, on June 14.
Naun is he is the founder of a popular podcast within the Hispanic community called “Un Momento De Anabautismo”
Naun Is the founder of La Posada Immigrants Aid,
Naun is the Author of a novel "The magic book of Isabela," (El libro magico de Isabela)
Mark is an active member at Hively Avenue Mennonite Church and represents them on the La Posada board. He has degrees in music and math from Goshen College and is currently a software engineer living in Elkhart Indiana.
Piedra Viva Mennonite Church