Sergio Alvarado is the Director of Church Planting leading the team to deploy church planters to major urban centers in Mexico. Holly is the Director of Assessment. They have served together in Mexico since 2007.
Sergio was born in Mexico City but lived most of his life in Pachuca, Mexico. After accepting Christ and being baptized at 16, Sergio became involved in evangelism, worship, youth leadership and leadership training. Holly was born in Bandung, Indonesia, as a child of missionaries, then moved to Mexico at age 2. In her teens, Holly moved to Pachuca with her family to be part of a church planting team. Sergio and Holly met at New Hope Christian Church in Pachuca where they were youth leaders and part of the worship team. They were married in 2003.
To prepare for further ministry, Sergio and Holly attended Kentucky Christian University, with Sergio getting his degree in Intercultural Studies, Missions and Ministry and Holly receiving hers in Psychology and Family Counseling. Following their studies, Sergio and Holly returned to Mexico in 2007 to serve with IMPACTO Latino in Pachuca, alongside Holly's parents Eric and Dee Duggins. They served there through 2016 in evangelism, worship, youth ministry, and leadership development. They now reside in Querétaro where the IMPACTOnetwork is based.
Sergio and Holly have three children, Abby, Emmy and Eric.
With NMSI since 2010