Since Pasco’s introduction to Teen Challenge some 35 years ago, he has been passionately involved in its mission. Now, under his new leadership as President, many positive changes are happening.
“Student First” has been applied as our motto! In last phase of the program, students choose from four different tracks; college, career, ministry, and TC apprenticeship and every student graduates with their GED.
Our leaders are continually being developed through the annual Leadership Management Conference.
Several of our facilities have been remodeled, making them aesthetically pleasing and more comfortable.
Pasco has also established our “End Addiction Campaign”. Through city billboards and promotional materials such as postcards, t-shirts and wristbands, Teen Challenge is on the front lines fighting addiction. Teen Challenge staff is also raising awareness of the epidemic of addiction in high schools through the “Making Good Decisions” program.
Pasco’s studies have earned him a Master of Arts in Christian Ministries with a concentration in Culture and People distinguished with Summa cum Laude. He also received a Master’s of Divinity Equivalency from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. He loves the classroom and has taught over twelve years as an adjunct professor. He authored two books: Urim and Thummim – Discovering the Will of God and Broken Flowers: A Commentary on the Tragedy of Sex Slavery in America and compiled Changed Lives Books One and Two – Ten True Stories From Addiction to Freedom.
Pasco is also an appointed U.S. Missionary with the Assemblies of God. He has had the honor to minister for Jesus on every populated continent and has traveled to over 40 countries. He gives God ALL the glory for everything He has done.
To contact Pasco Manzo, contact Melissa Oliveira, President Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-408-4378