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Lionel (Lonnie) Melendez is from Roswell, New Mexico and moved to Albuquerque during his 9th grade year and graduated from Manzano High School.  He received a Bachelor of Music degree in Choral Conducting and Church Music from Grand Canyon University.  He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Christian Education from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisiana. 

He has been a Director of Activities at the Baptist Children's Home in San Antonio, Texas as well as Mental Health Tech at UNM's Children's Psychiatric Hospital.  He has also served as the Minster of Music in Southern Baptist Churches in Arizona, Louisiana and New Mexico.  He met and married his wife, Kathy, working as BSU summer missionaries here in New Mexico. 

Lonnie began as Minister of Music at Alameda Baptist Church in July 2012 and is a full-time Special Ed Math teacher with Albuquerque Public Schools.  He and his wife, Kathy, have a daughter, Danielle, and a grand-daughter, Jovi.

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