Stephen and Theresa Gualberto will be serving the Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines Field and Micronesia Field. Stephen will serve as Field Strategy Coordinator for both fields, and Theresa will help with Child Sponsorship and with other field office work.
Stephen and Theresa are graduates of Luzon Nazarene Bible College in the Philippines. Stephen has a degree in Theology and Christian Education. Theresa has a degree in Christian Education. Both of them then attended Philippine Christian University and took Master of Arts in Education majoring in Administration and Supervision.
Stephen served as a house parent in a Rescue Home for Street Boys in the Philippines. Then he became Regional Child Development Coordinator and then Regional NCM Coordinator in Asia-Pacific Region. While serving as coordinator for the region he was also serving as assistant pastor in his home church, GMA Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines. Theresa worked as a Head Teacher in a Kindergarten school.
Stephen and Theresa have a 16-year old daughter. Her name is Hadassah but she loves to be called Dash. She loves to read love story books and to listen to music. She also enjoys fashion styling and interior designing. Dash has a first degree black belt in Taekwondo and continues to train in that discipline.
In 2006, the Gualbertos moved to the United States and Stephen served as Program Development Coordinator for Nazarene Compassionate Ministries at the Global Ministry Center.
The Gualbertos are members of Southern Tagalog District Church of the Nazarene.