Professor Matteo Calisi is the founder of United In Christ. Matteo is also President and Founder of the Community of Jesus, an international association, which is devoted to worship, evangelization and Christian reconciliation. It was founded at Pentecost 1983 and has spread to Europe, Africa, Latin America Latina and North America. The Community of Jesus is also present in the Anglican tradition.
From 1978 Matteo has held national offices in the Renewal in the Spirit in Italy and the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services (ICCRS). From 2002 to 2013 he served as President of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships (CFCCCF). In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as a Member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity. He has personally met Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis on many occasions.
In 2004 in Argentina, together with other Evangelical leaders, he helped found the Comunion Renovada de Evangelicos y Catolicos en el Espiritu Santo (CRECES) with the participation of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio (now Pope Francis); this movement spread to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He is the Director of the magazine “Tempi di Unità”; has written texts on Ecumenism, Evangelization and Worship; has participated in and contributed to various international dialogues with Evangelicals, Pentecostals, Orthodox, Messianic Jews.
Married 37 years to Nancy, Father of two, Grandfather to five. President Surace Agencies LLC, Philanthropist, Board Member of Hydrating Humanity, HarvestNet, ASAP Ohio and of course United in Christ. Spent 10 years as a Youth Minister; Ordained.
Ron and Pat Allen
Ron Allen is a Christian businessman and C.P.A. who serves on local, national, and international ministries spreading a message of Reconciliation to God, to people, and between believers. Ron is also a Christian author, having written books about Christian financial principles, Christian history, and God’s message in the Heavens. Ron lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife Pat who is also a board member.
Pat is an intercessory prayer leader and the National Facilitator of Intercession for Mission America Coalition, the U.S. Lausanne affiliate founded by Billy Graham and Bill Bright. She leads Intercessory prayer at the national, state, and local level and is recognized as a resource for implementation of prayer strategies. Pat and Ron are parents of four adult daughters and three grandchildren . . . so far.
Dee Halbert is CEO of Clavel Manufacturing, a Health and Beauty Products Company in Abilene Texas founded with her husband David in 1992. For the past 15 years Dee has served on the San Angelo Diocesan Service Committee for Catholic Charismatic Renewal organizing and speaking at Life in the Spirit Seminars, Days of Renewal and Retreats.
A parishioner and prayer group leader at Holy Family Catholic Church, she is an appointed ecumenical representative to the Abilene Association of Congregations and 1 Kingdom Association. A graduate of Lamar University, Dee was also a teacher and successful Track and Field coach for nine years at Abilene Cooper High School. Both she and her husband David, a retired General Surgeon share our Lord’s heart for Christian Unity that “may they be one”.
Nunzio Langiulli (Ninì), was born in Gravina in Puglia (Italy) and is 86 years old. Graduated in Law at the University “La Sapienza” of Rome, he is a lawyer.
Since 1978 he has been a member of the Community of Jesus of Bari and was a member of the Board for many years, devoting himself to the ministry of reconciliation of Christians traveling internationally, especially in Latin America and the Balkans.
He served as a representative of Southern Europe of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships, a body based in the Vatican. He is one of the founding members of the Board of United in Christ, USA.
Author of numerous books on charismatic spirituality, he is a highly regarded speaker.
He is married to Rosa from whom they had three children, Michele, Pasquale and Raffaella and ten grandchildren.