Todd J. Rodriguez-Spencer M.Div., C.A.S.A.C.
is a proven Evangelist, Revivalist, lecturer and teacher. He travels across the country and abroad, has ministered as far north as Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Minneapolis, Minnesota. The east coast including the Detroit area, various boroughs of New York City; Harlem, Brooklyn, the Bronx as well as Hempstead, Long Island. The south including Stafford, Virginia, Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach, Florida as well as Houston, Texas.
Todd J. Rodriguez-Spencer is the founder of the 'I Won't Be Addicted Anymore" tent revival crusades and incorporates mental health awareness with evangelism techniques and methods.
He holds various degrees including Culinary Arts, Substance Abuse And Mental Health Counseling and holds an earned Masters in Divinity from Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, New York.
Todd J. Rodriguez-Spencer has extensive ministry experience which has helped to broaden his insight into the struggles of God's people and workers of fivefold ministry. His background has given him greater empathy of the Church as he has learned from various disciplines and perspectives regarding tradition.
He has 14 years Pastoral experience, serving 10 years as a District Superintendent.
He was selected the Buffalo area instructor for the Jurisdictional Ordination curriculum and serves as the President of the New York Western First Ecclesiastical Jurisdictional Department of Evangelism of the Churches of God in Christ. He conduct revivals for churches and districts throughout the jurisdiction providing these services for over 90 churches in the State of New York.
Todd J. Rodriguez-Spencer is a member of the Executive Board to the Presiding Bishop of the First Jurisdiction of Western New York. He has also served as the Chairman of the Ecumenical Committee of the Black Leadership Commission on A.I.D.S. in Buffalo.
On the community spectrum Todd J. Rodriguez-Spencer is the founder of the Buffalo Grapplers Wresting Club in which he has coached athletes to All American, State and National Titles.
He is also a certified New York State referee. He holds a Bronze level USA Wrestling Coaches Certification and is also a State Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor.
Todd J. Rodriguez-Spencer is husband to Millie Spencer of over 23 years. His union to Millie produced four children; Miguel, Renaldo, Alonzo and a daughter Millie. Todd J. Rodrlguez-Spencer prides himself in his family in which he hold as his greatest accomplishment.
His oldest son Miguel is a black belt and former paid instructor in Tae Kwon Do and is a self taught musician. Miguel is the leading musician on the ministerial staff and also travels extensively throughout he country with his father serving in the music ministry. A paid staff member he is currently pursuing music as a college major. Miguel On the athletic end of the spectrum was a four year varsity letterman in high school wrestling. A class B champion and section six runner up.
Renaldo is an USA wrestling All American and has been invited twice to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado and has competed in some of the most elite competitions including the Cadet Pan American Championships in Manus, Brazil. Renaldo is currently on a $86 thousand dollar 4 year wrestling scholarship at Iowa State University, in Ames, Iowa.
Alonzo is also a young scholar athlete in who displays maturity beyond his years. Alonzo is a two year varsity letterman in indoor/ outdoor track and field. Competing in the 4x4 relay team in which he earned 3rd place in the New York State Public high school State Championships. He is a self starter and proven problem solver. He also creates videos and plans to pursue web design.
His daughter Millie is involved in the fine arts including classical ballet, painting, clay, animation and free hand drawing.
His wife Millie is a mentor for adolescents, Graphic Artist and owner of Good GroundFX, a print & multimedia design business.
Todd J. Rodriguez-Spencer has accepted his newest appointment as Senior Pastor of the Historical Paynes Temple C.O.G.I.C in Central New York in Utica, a ministry of an heritage which extends over 63 years.
Todd J. Rodriguez-Spencer .. A Family Man ... An Educator ... a Prophet of God.