Ordained with the Assemblies of God, Pastor Gregg also serves as Executive Presbyter for the Eastern Region of the Assemblies of God New York Ministry Network. In that capacity, he acts as leadership coach and consultant to the various pastors and leadership teams in the Eastern Region of New York State.
Pastor Gregg is also founder and keynote speaker of Global Leadership Training providing ministry coaching, study materials and leadership training conferences to church, civic and corporate leaders throughout East and West Africa, India, Cuba, Canada and the United States. These conferences have been endorsed and attended by respected leaders such as the President and Vice President of Ghana, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana and the Mayor of Kigali, Rwanda, Governor of Kampala, Uganda as well as Assemblies of God General Superintendents of Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and Rwanda and other denominational leaders.
Pastor Gregg has authored seven books on leadership and personal development including, Upward: Taking Your Life to the Next Level, How the Mighty Have Fallen, The Trust of Leadership, The Character of Leadership, Raising the Standard of Leadership, Ethics for Church Leaders, and Crisis, Conflict and Change. He is founder and publisher of Leadership Teaching Magazine and regularly publishes an online blog that addresses important topics on leadership, ministry and personal growth targeting leaders in developing countries around the world. He and his wife Laura live in New York and raised five children.
Cristian started leading worship in the youth ministry at the Mission Church at the age of 13 and feeling a call to pursue worship, he enrolled in a school that flourished in this area of ministry: Hillsong International Leadership College. Cristian graduated with a three-year degree program with an Advanced Diploma of Ministry from Hillsong International Leadership College, located in Australia. During his studies, Cristian served as an intern of Hillsong Church enabling him to be heavily involved not only with the worship ministry there, but with the church as a whole. Cristian accepted the position of Worship Director at the Mission Church mid-year 2013 and became a Licensed Pastor with the Assemblies of God in February of 2015. Cristian is happily married to Sandy-Catherine and they live in Patterson, NY.
Pastor Linda, an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God, has served in various pastoral roles before coming to The Mission Church and is thrilled to be a part of our team. She has been on missions trips to Argentina, India, and Zambia, and is an occasional guest speaker at churches and events. Pastor Linda and her husband, John have 4 sons, 4 daughters-in-law and 6 grandchildren…so far!
Pastor Kathy serves as Assistant Pastor leading the Deacon and Benevolence Ministry, as well as secretary for the Missions Committee, and Connect Groups. She has coordinated and served on many foreign and domestic missions with The Mission Church and Joni & Friends Disability Missions.
Pastor Kathy is retired from a thirty-three year career as a Respiratory Therapist, and Director of Cadio-Pulmonary Services at Putnam Hospital Center, and is a former Vice President and President of the Board of Directors of Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association. She is a Licensed Minister with the Assemblies of God and has two adult children, Joseph and Sarah, and two grandsons, Thomas and Maxwell.
Pastor Paul Di Toro is the Pastor of Prison Ministry. With a radical personal testimony of God’s life transforming power, Pastor Paul is effectively reaching men and women who are incarcerated in local prisons. He is ordained with the Assemblies of God, and currently works a full time job as a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor, as well as a Certified Substance Abuse Recovery Coach. Pastor Paul is married to Deborah Lee, and they have one son, Ethan Thomas Di Toro.
Tom Readyoff has served on The Mission Church Board of Trustees (1992-1998), the Board of Deacons (2000-2006), and presently serves as an Elder (2006-present). Tom is a retired high school teacher and high school principal of 21 years. He has acted as president of a two-county Principal’s Association, and served on the Putnam Chapter of Habitat for Humanity for many years. He is a founding member of the local annual Putnam County Leadership Prayer Breakfast, which has fostered prayer in the lives of over 250 local political and business leaders for the past 21 years.
Audrey and her husband, Wayne, have been members since 1994 and have 3 adult children. She started volunteering in the church office over 12 years ago which eventually led her to a full-time position as an administrative assistant. She has served in many ministries over the past 23 years and will generally help out whenever and wherever there is a need.
Michele Massi has served as the Director of The Mission Church Academy & Preschool since its inception in 2005. Under her direction our school has become the premier standard of preschool education in the Hudson Valley. Michele received her professional training in Elementary Education, Psychology and Speech & Language Progression at Iona College, Mercy College and Cortland State University. She is highly respected by the parents who have entrusted their children to her care and deeply loved by the students she serves. Michele and her teaching staff set a standard of excellence in the preschool education community. She is married to Guy and has four children. They make their home in Carmel, New York.