“I’m honored to participate in a ‘revolution of prayer’ that will fearlessly allow others to embrace the real love of God”
-Joe Melendrez

Musical Performer

A one-of-a-kind approach to sharing Christ through Hip Hop music. His scripturally- focused lyrics have the ability to inspire prayer, energize listeners, and draw them deeper into knowing and loving God.

Retreat Leader

An energizing and enlightening retreat experience which includes relevant and Christ centered themes and highly engaging activities. The framework of each retreat is built specifically around the needs of the community being served.

Workshop Presenter

An interactive presentation which includes community building activities, a faith focused message and time for spiritual reflection. Joe also incorporates an effective use of audio and visual technology.

Keynote Speaker

An engaging and dynamic witness of faith shared through music, ice breakers, testimony and prayer. Each keynote contains a powerful message designed to strengthen faith, uplift and send forth.

Event MC

As a past radio and TV host, Joe has the ability to emcee any major event. He cultivates an enjoyable, yet sacred, environment while introducing talent and creating smooth transitions, enhancing the overall professional experience of your event.

Event Presentation Topics

Joe Melendrez offers an assortment of faith focused talks, concerts, and retreats. Below is a list of some of Joe’s highly transformative topics.
Kingdom Come
This topic will creatively express practical ways to have a “heaven mindset” and truly fix our minds and hearts on God’s Kingdom!
We Remain Faith Full
As one holy Catholic family, let’s explore ways that we can remain FAITH FULL to God, family, friends and all those we will meet and encounter in our lives.
You Are Sacred
From being bullied to dealing with lack of self-worth, this topic covers real and powerful aspects connected to the sacredness of all human life.
Mother Of All
This theme takes a deeper look at our Blessed Mother’s calling and her role in the lives of her children today, as a mother and model to say “Yes!” to God.
The Best
The Holy Spirit has given us many gifts. How do we grow in our ability to share them and be the best version of ourselves?
Don't Be Afraid. Be A Hero!
This theme will assist in ways to overcome fears and doubts that may keep us from becoming a truly bold and heroic disciple.


"Joe’s Catholic Christian Hip Hop style had my young audience of many cultures dancing, singing, laughing and praising. Further Joe has a ‘like ability’ that cannot be understated."
-Kevin Driscoll (Coordinator of Office for Youth & Young Adults Diocese of Gary, IN)
"He is well regarded in his field and has my full confidence in his work. I know of no reason why Joe Melendrez should not be welcomed into your Diocese. I am confident his presentations will be well received."
-Most Reverend Jose H. Gomez (Archbishop of Los Angeles, CA)
"Each student that attended our retreat lead by Joe Melendrez walked away with a renewed excitement, a new way to be a role model to their peers."
-Kristi Lucero (Director of Religious Education St. Mary’s Church, Bloomfield, NM)
"His integration of the prayers of the rosary as well as his personal witnessing creates an almost non-identified, to date, genre a music which has a great future."
-Rev. Carlos Velazquez (Pastor of Holy Spirit Church, San Antonio, TX)
"Joe has embraced the youth and old alike and in this has changed many, empowered others but shown his love of his faith and God."
-Kateri E. Bolton (IncarnationCatholic School Teacher, Centerville, OH)
"Joe’s energetic nature and pastoral approach made it easy for the entire group to participate and feel welcomed. His way of praying through Mary to grow closer to Christ had a positive impact on all those around him."
-Brian Reavey (Assistant for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation, Marianist Province of the United States, St. Louis, MO)
"Joe Melendrez was exactly what my teens needed. His ministry is precisely what the New Evangelization calls for: meeting teens where they are , without compromising the teaching of the faith."
-Joe Koreski (Director of Youth Ministry St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Carson City, NV)
"The ministry of Joe Melendrez is energetic, gracious and awakens in young people a newfound confidence in the tenderness of God. He gives youth real access to the “Joy of the Gospel” through his music, talks, and retreats. Any Church community will be many-times blessed by his ground- breaking approach to evangelization."
-Rev. Gregory J Boyle, S.J. (Founder & Executive Director, Homeboy Industries Los Angeles, CA)
"Joe Melendrez has not only the gift of making rhymes that make sense to the youth but he also has accepted the gift of faith that is revealed in how he loves others. He has made a difference in my life and will make a difference in all those who meet him. Everyone should know Joe!!"
-John Angotti (Christian Music Artist, Memphis, TN)

Event Ministry Packages

Concert Packages
Level 1
High Energy Live Performance & Testimony by Joe Melendrez with a Professional DJ
Level 2
High Energy Live Performance & Testimony by Joe Melendrez with a Professional DJ & Hype Man or Worship Leader.
Level 3
High Energy Live Performance & Testimony by Joe Melendrez with a Professional DJ, Hype Man, additional Inspirational Artist(s) and Back up Dancers.
Guest Speaker
Guest Speaker
Joe is extremely dynamic in his ability to speak and inspire all ages.  His witness talks come complete with a faith focused message, music, motivation.
Retreat Packages
Level 1
One day retreat including high energy activities, prayerful exercises with a focus on a specific retreat theme.
Level 2
Two day, one night retreat allowing retreatants to grow, share and meditate on a specific retreat theme.
Level 3
Three day, two night retreat including highly experienced retreat leadership team plus two to three high impact retreat themes.