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Pastor Ricky Alvira is a visionary leader who founded Iglesia Un Cántico Nuevo in December of 2000 and currently serves as senior pastor. Happily married to his childhood sweetheart and companion in ministry first lady Edda Alvira, he is also the father of two sons Luis and Cesar Alvira.


As a pastor Ricky is known for his dynamic preaching and his teachings that present the biblical principals. His belief is that educational empowerment can transform entire communities and cities. His impacting pastoral leadership is reflected in his congregation, as membership includes people from New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.


UCN is a thriving multi-cultural ministry with a 21st century vision of reaching the lost, maturing believers and raising up Godly leaders to be equipped for their purpose and calling. Pastor Ricky is a preacher, teacher and workshop facilitator and is also often sought after for pre- and post marital counseling, leadership seminars, and conferences. His ministry has also reached thousands through live web streaming of services, cds, dvds, conferences in different countries and radio broadcasting. His sermons are easy for people to identify with because they are charismatic, humorous and heartfelt.


His integrity has encouraged many to heed his spiritual guidance because of his passion for restoring and spiritually lifting up those who have wandered from God.

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