Ruben Nuno


Congregational Growth Minister



Ruben Nuno is Avenue Church NYC’s Congregational Growth Minister. As a brilliant preacher and experienced church planter, he will be working alongside Pastor Beverly in creating a stimulating new church home for the diverse community of Yorkville. 

Ruben's church planting experience includes serving in Nigeria, Marseille France, Los Angeles and East Harlem. In each context he has engaged in faith-rooted community organizing for issues such as; migration, homelessness, gentrification, prison ministry and gender equality. He has helped to create unique spaces that utilize best practices for intersectional community organizing. 


Through his work with Fuller Seminary, Duke Divinity School and the Cabrini Coalition he has helped to develop an inclusive Table Theology that brings together people from the Upper East Side and East Harlem who have a shared passion for migrant advocacy and solidarity. 

Along with his wife Meghann and their five children, they have embraced the adventure of life on mission. Stay tuned for more about Ruben and his family, and Avenue Church’s collaboration with Church of the Living Hope.