Theri Santos

President @ Fundación Nueva Generación

Theri Santos has ministered as a missionary in Ecuador for the last 22 years, first with the Assemblies of God and now with the Church of God of Prophecy with whom she currently has her international minister’s license. From 2010 to 2017, she served as the National Director of Childre’s Ministry with the COGOP. She currently is the founder and director of New Generation Foundation in Ecuador and ministers also with the Church of God of Prophecy in local churches. The Foundation has the purpose of training leaders from several denominations in children´s ministry and evangelizing children for Christ. In addition, she has traveled to 6 different countries in South America serving as a translator and speaker and is the author of more than 20 manuals for teachers. She and her husband, Attorney Rodrigo Santos Gómez celebrate 20 years of marriage and serve the Lord together in their local church.

Called to be a missionary at the age of 14, Theri prepared for her service overseas in the University of Valley Forge in Pennsylvania, where she received her Bachelor in Theology degree in 1991 as a World Missions major. She has been in active ministry since her graduation and started working with children in church planting missions in New York. From 1993 to 1996, she was served as a Missionary Associate in Ecuador with the Assemblies of God.  From 1996 to 1999 she returned to the States to apply for full appointment as a missionary and to raise funds. Since 1999 to the present she has worked in Ecuador as a children´s minister in several churches and organizations.

Theri Santos enjoys organizing large children´s ministry evangelistic events in churches, public arenas and parks. Her passion is working with puppets, music, choreography, drama, and storytelling. In the midst of the Covid-19 Crisis, she developed a children´s program, “Story Zone” for her YouTube Channel, which encourages kids in their spiritual walk in the midst of difficult times. Recently, she and her team have appeared in the online television Christian channel “REDTVE” in its program, “The Wonderful World of Children”.