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TEAM

Our leadership team, different backgrounds, one heart :
To see Jesus glorified and His children walk in the fullness of their identity. 
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Phill Urena

CEO & Founder

Phill has been in ministry since 1985, when he and his wife, Patti, began a Bible study that grew to become a healthy house church. He later joined the Association of Vineyard Churches USA from 1986 to September of 2020, when he resigned so he could give his time solely to building  Kingdom Convergence. While in Vineyard USA, Phill served over the years as a youth pastor, worship leader, associate pastor, church planter, lead pastor, and led a Vineyard national taskforce equipping churches across the United States. Phill has been in itinerant ministry serving churches and para-church organizations since 2012, here in the States and abroad. Phill is a conference speaker, author, equipper, leadership coach, spiritual father to many, husband, father, and grandfather. His great passion is to see the Body of Christ mature and united in His love as a family of lovers of God and lovers of people, sharing the Good News in Word and Works, building up The Body of Christ; transforming lives.

 

If you are a leader and would like to connect with Phill regarding coaching, please fill out the Contact Form and tell us you’d like to connect with him to discuss the possibility of having him coach you.

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CFO

Vaughn is a husband, father, grandfather, pastor, and financial advisor who worked on Wall Street for nearly 30 years and serves on non-profit boards, including the Bowery Mission in New York City. Raised on a farm in Maryland, Vaughn was educated at Villanova University in Pennsylvania and has lived and worked in New York since 1977; all in the I-95 corridor. Vaughn is passionate for the Word of God and is a gifted teacher and expositor. One of the founding members of Kingdom Convergence, he is a member of the Board of Directors, and serves as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer.

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Director of Convergence School of Ministry & Kingdom Convergence Executive Staff

A native New Yorker, Jason has been involved in ministry since he was twelve years old, having been an active participant beside his parents’ leadership and ministry. He’s earned a Bachelors’ Degree in Social Work and Biblical Studies from Nyack College, as well as he’s completed all three years of ministry training at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in Redding, California. Jay’s also served on staff as a pastor both here on Long Island, as well as at The Stirring Church in Redding, California. He burns to see the Bride of Christ come into the revelation of their identity as powerful sons and daughters, for the Gospel to be preached in truth and grace, and for God to be revealed as a loving Father. He also loves a good superhero movie, the New York Yankees and Jets, good coffee, and of course, his wife and sons.

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Executive Administrator

Erinn comes from a long line of ministry and revival culture. Born and raised in central Canada, Erinn grew up in a home where the supernatural was normal, and faith was active and strong. In 2007, she attended Catch the Fire’s School of Ministry (formerly Toronto Airport Church – known for the Toronto Blessing). This led to a journey of healing and equipping that eventually brought her to Bethel School of Worship in 2011, followed by Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry, where she and Jay met. She’s done all three years at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry. Erinn is passionate about emotional health, authentic worship, and building healthy family/community. When she’s not multitasking to the max as executive admin of several ministries/organizations, she can usually be found with her family at home or in nature, enjoying coffee and/or a good book.

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Bible Teacher/Curriculum Writer at Convergence School of Ministry

Levi has been immersed in ministry since he was eighteen years old. He’s completed all three years of ministry training at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry, focusing on school leadership, and he’s worked with troubled teens at a private boarding school in Northern California. His passion in ministry is for people to encounter God as He truly is so that they fall in love with Him, and for their lives to be transformed into the likeness of Jesus’ as a result. He loves to help people walk in their identity, live by faith, and grow in emotional health. Levi loves good books, cooking as well as eating good food, creative writing, and rocky beaches.

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Tribe Leader at Convergence School of Ministry

Jen is a wife and mother of two who was born and raised on Long Island. She is excited to be a part of this team and community who are bringing the ability to learn and grown from others right here in our own backyard. Jen is a "church kid" who has come into her own relationship with Jesus over the course of her life. She has taught Sunday school, led the Hospitality Team for her church, a Women's Group in her home, and is growing in her gift as a prophetic artist. She has taken classes with Streams Ministries and has completed First Year and Second Year at Convergence School of Ministry. Her heart is to encourage others, to see them discover who they really are and step into what God has called them to.