Lucas Ramirez is a man re-made by the great love of Christ and he now lives with a passion equip others to be change-makers, leaders, and innovators in their world. Lucas was the youth pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica on St. Simons Island, Georgia while John Stephens was the Senior Pastor there.

Lucas’ journey started in the heart of Argentina, being born in Buenos Aires. He emigrated to the U.S. as a child with his family. Now, Lucas lives out his passion for raising up the next generation of leaders in his role as CEO of The Gathering Place, an innovative student mentoring and Christian leadership development organization that impacts nearly 10,000 students annually.

He is a non-profit executive, keynote speaker and author of his debut book, Designed For More. He has spoken at venues such as Catalyst Conference, TEDx, The Georgia House of Representatives and been featured on FOX & FRIENDS. He is an organizational leadership expert and loves sharing and learning new ideas.

The greatest blessing in his life is being married to his college sweetheart, Thea Ramirez, who is the Founder and CEO of Adoption-Share. The couple has three kids and the family lives in Coastal Georgia with their two pups Bailey and Wally. Lucas thinks he might just be the luckiest guy alive.  

Join us as we welcome Lucas to Chapelwood and hear his message entitled, "Designed for More: Unleashing Christ's Vision for Unity in our Deeply Divided World," in all three Sanctuary worship services, 8:25, 9:45, and 11:10 a.m. 

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