Congratulations to Father Rafael Pereira Winner of the 2023 HONOR Latino Award in the Spiritual Leadership category. The city of Las Vegas created the HONOR Latino Awards in 2022 to highlight and celebrate “the works and roots” of the leaders and pioneers of the Latino community who positively impact the Las Vegas community.
Felicitaciones al Padre Rafael Pereira
Ganador del Premio HONOR Latino 2023
en la categoría de Liderazgo Espiritual.
La ciudad de Las Vegas creó los Premios HONOR Latino en 2022
para resaltar y celebrar “las obras y raíces” de los líderes y pioneros de la comunidad latina que impactan positivamente a la comunidad de Las Vegas.
The Reverend Karl E. Gustafson III was born in the Denver Area and spent his teenage years in Kentucky.
When he graduated High School, he entered into Military service, joining the army. During his service, he lived in South Korea, Germany, and various states in the Union. After 12 years in the service, and three kids to raise, he left the Army and went to the University of Wyoming ( Go Cowboys!) to get a degree in Education.
In the fall of ’91, newly graduated with a Bachelor’s in Education, Karl got his first job in his new career as an educator here in Las Vegas. He joined All Saints and after volunteering in various positions, was called to be ordained as a deacon. He has served as a deacon at All Saints since his ordination.
Recently retired, he has begun to help in the office as the office manager.