Rev. Miriam Chacon-Peralta
13506 Summerport Village Pkwy #331
Windermere, FL 34786
Senior Benefits Consultant
Miriam Chacón-Peralta is pleased to serve as the MMBB representative to Florida and Puerto Rico. Her responsibilities also include special assignment to the Latino community.
Before joining MMBB in February of 2008, Miriam co-founded and co-directed Encuentro Ministries, a non-profit organization that provides pastoral care, training, and networking of resources for Christian Latino pastors and leaders. She has extensive experience as a church planter, pastor, educator, Hispanic church consultant, freelance writer, translator, and editor of culturally appropriate resources for Hispanic contexts. Miriam also served as Director of Hispanic Christian Education and Young Adult Ministries with Educational Ministries, and Missions Communications Specialist with International Ministries, ABC-USA.
Miriam holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and French from Purdue University, a Masters Degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Chicago, Masters of Divinity Degree, and Masters Degree in Christian Education from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary.
A native of Cuba, Miriam lived most of her life in the Midwest and in Pennsylvania. Now she resides with her husband and two boys in the Orlando area. She enjoys cooking, writing, family and friends.