Pastoral Staff

Kris Mannale joined the staff in May, 2014.  Kris grew up in Deer Park, NY and studied at Eternity Bible College in Simi Valley, CA, where he began working in student ministry at Cornerstone Church.  Kris and Hannah were married in 2009 and have three kids, Riley and Elijah, and Silas. 

Church Planting Partner:

Rev. John W. Chestnut has served as a pastor in the EFCA for over 25 years. John pastored in Brooklyn, started a church in Millford, NJ, and is currently pastoring South Shore Community Church in Bayshore, NY. He is a graduate of Grace Theological Seminary. He has made numerous short-term missions trips over the past 20 years, most to the Czech Republic. Pastor John and his wife Patty have two grown sons, Robert and Joshua.