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Ernesto is a NYC, Bronx native. He grew up in an urban Dominican household and has been leading in worship ministry for over 12 years. He currently serves as the Worship Pastor of Crossroads Community Church in Mansfield Ohio. He and his wife Vanesa have been married since 2010 and have two children. Ernesto’s has an infectious zeal for worship and a clear passion for creative leadership development, which have led him to his life mission – to help people all over the world experience the Gospel through arts and media.
Jelani was born and raised in the New York Tri-State area and has been happily married to his wife Niasia since 2011. Together they have two daughters. Jelani graduated from the C&MA school, Nyack College, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Pastoral Ministry, while minoring in Bible and Theology. Jelani has a heart for Pastoral ministry, developing leaders, and is excited to be a part of the Grace church family.
Founding Pastor of Sandusky Life Church/Church Planter of Central District of C&MA/ L.E.A.D Director of the Christian & Missionary Alliance / Member of the African American Association of the C&MA/ Husband to Amanda Dorsey for 7 years. “My desire is for the Church in heaven to be reflected here on earth” Pastorcalvindorsey@gmail.com
Paul serves as the Site Coordinator for Envision Cleveland, but also part-time on the National Office team as the Domestic Site Developer for Envision. Paul and his wife Lorie have been married since 2003. Paul enjoys hanging with his wife and two kids, being outdoors, restoring old stuff and a good glass of sweet tea.
Kelvin was born and raised in Oyster Bay, Long Island. He has been a licensed official worker with the C&MA since 1988, having been ordained in 1990, and served on staff at churches in Pennsylvania and Virginia and as the campus pastor at Nyack (New York) College’s Rockland campus.
Currently, Kelvin is lead pastor of Bedford Community Church in Bedford Hills, New York. He is also an adjunct lecturer and a co-chapel coordinator at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack. He is in his second term as a C&MA Board member and was recently elected to another two-year term as president of the
Association of African-American Pastors, Consecrated Women, and Licensed Workers of the C&MA. Kelvin and his wife, Doni, have six adult children.
Leonard Tanks, Jr.
Pastor Leonard Tanks Jr. was born April, 2, 1985. He serves as the pastor of young adults between the ages of 18-30 at Hope Alliance Bible Church (HABC) and throughout Northeast Ohio. Pastor Tanks is the leader of HABC’s missions, evangelism and outreach teams. He is also co-leading “Boys 2 Men,” a mentoring program of HABC’s non-profit organization, Alliance for Family Hope. Leonard has two beautiful daughters and has been married to his lovely wife D’Angela since 2013.
Above all, Myron first is a family man. married to his wonderful wife Kristin. Together they keep life busy and exciting as they raise four beautiful children. Myron previously worked with Abide and was a Pastor at Bridge Church in Omaha, Ne. He is currently working on launching life giving church called, "Mission Church." Myron graduated from Grace University with a degree in biblical studies, and business leadership, and is currently working on his Master's degree at Pillar Seminary. He's written two books, started two churches, three businesses, and a nonprofit entrepreneurial incubator. His life's mission is to inspire hope in the heart of every person he meets.
Found Pastor at Mission Church (Omaha, NE) - Myron@thisismission.org
Todd was born and raised in a C&MA family, spending his early years in the Central District where his father pastored at New London Alliance Church. He served 15 years at Whipple Heights Alliance Church, and joined the district team in 2006. He and his wife Jill were married in 1990 and have 4 children.
Regional Coordinator for The Central Region of the C&MA and Director of Church Planting for the Central District (Wadsworth, OH) email@example.com
Myron Pierce || Found Pastor at Mission Church (Omaha, NE) - Myron@thisismission.org
Kelvin Walker || Lead Pastor at Bedford Community Church || President of The African American Pastors, Consecrated Woman & Licensed Workers Associating (Bedford Hills, NY) - Kelvinwalker66@gmail.com
Ernesto Alcantara || Executive Worship Pastor || Crossroads Church (Mansfield, OH) Ernestoalcantarajr@gmail.com
Paul Huneycutt || Domestic Site Developer & Envision Site Coordinator (Cleveland, OH) Phuneycutt@Envisioncleveland.org
Todd Sovine || Regional Coordinator for The Central Region of the C&MA and Director of Church Planting for the Central District (Wadsworth, OH) firstname.lastname@example.org
Leonard Tanks || Ordained Pastor at Hope Alliance Bible Church (Cleveland, OH) LTanks@Hopealliancebiblechurch.org
Jelani Pinnock || Worship Pastor at Grace CMA Church (Middleburg Heights, OH) Jelani.Pinnock@gracecma.org
Calvin Dorsey || Founding Pastor of Sandusky Life Church/Church Planter of Central District of C&MA/ L.E.A.D Director of the Christian & Missionary Alliance / Member of the African American Association of the C&MA/ Husband to Amanda Dorsey for 7 years. “My desire is for the Church in heaven to be reflected here on earth” Pastorcalvindorsey@gmail.com