Matt Celoria was born in Roswell, New Mexico and grew up singing gospel music with his family. The Celoria Family Singers sang in nearly 1,000 churches across the United States for over a decade. As a teenager he surrendered his life to preach the gospel.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree from William Carey University, where he met his wife. Upon graduating with a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Matt served at churches located in Mississippi, Arizona and Oklahoma.
Matt and his wife, Amber moved to Alamogordo with their four children, Michael, Paige, Luke, and Asher in 2015 and was called as Bethel’s Senior Pastor in January of 2018.