About

We are a small group with a lot of heart. Based in Missouri City, TX., our youth group consists of people who take joy in doing the Lord’s work. Please take a moment and visit our church’s website.

Our Authors

Ely Don Lagazo, Youth Director

Ely Don is the Metropolitan SDA Church Youth Department Head for 2008-2009. Ely Don is 23 years old and a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Currently, Ely Don works at Hewlett-Packard as an electrical engineer.

Blog posts by Ely Don:

Operation: Global Rain 360” – May 1, 2008

Rosalynn Santos

Rosalynn Santos

Rosalynn Santos is a recent high school graduate and a long standing member of the Metropolitan Seventh Day Adventist Church. Rosalynn will be pursuing a degree in nursing from Houston Baptist University and hopes to continue serving God in her hometown of Houston, Texas.

Blog posts by Rosalynn:

Graduation 2008: Starting a New Chapter” – April 28, 2008

Agui Cuaresma

Agui Cuaresma

Aguinaldo, or “Agui”, Cuaresma is a recent high school graduate and ex-varsity football player. Agui is a pre-med student taking his basics in his hometown of Houston, TX, where he hopes to continue serving God with Metropolitan. In his spare time, Agui enjoys hanging out with his friends and working as a lifeguard.

Blog posts by Agui:

Reflections on Operation Global Rain” with video log – May 22, 2008

Michelle DeGracia

Michelle DeGracia wears many hats – and she hasn’t even hit high school yet! Michelle is a budding writer, up and rising thespian, amazing vocalist and above all, servant of Christ. Michelle never hesitates to honor God.

Blog posts by Michelle:

Bible Bowl 2008” – June 20, 2008

Janet Cometa

Janet Cometa

Beauty and brains! Janet recently obtained her B.S. in Biology and will pursue her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California. Janet loves being outdoors, especially with her Golden Retriever, Jetta.

Blog posts by Janet:

Why Do YOU Like MSDA Youth Lock-ins?” – April 27, 2008

Maria Paguinto

Maria Paguinto

Maria is the newest addition to the Metropolitan clan. She is active and energetic and loves to do what she can to further God’s work.

Maria is working towards becoming a CPA at the University of Houston.

Blog posts by Maria:

Why Do YOU Like MSDA Youth Lock-ins?” – April 27, 2008