Meet Our Leaders.

Meet Our Leaders.

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Pastor John Gravagna

Lead Senior Pastor

Pastor John is the Lead Pastor of Connect Church and a native New Yorker. A radical encounter with Jesus at age 11 began his journey. Preaching since age 15 Pastor John has ministered domestically and globally for over 30 years. His heart is for people, serving the community. Pastor John completed his undergraduate from Christ for the Nations and his Masters of Theology from Revelation Theological University.

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Pastor Andrew Gravagna

Youth Pastor

Andrew is our Youth Pastor here at Connect Church who leads our youth group called Surge Youth. He is a graduate from Christ for the Nations, Dallas, TX and majored in pastoral studies.  

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Pastor Stephanie Patach

Ckids Pastor

Stephanie is our Children’s Pastor here at Connect Church who leads our Sunday school called Ckids. She is married to her beloved husband Aaron Patach with three kids named Spencer, Joshua, & Giavanna Patach. Her heart is to raise young boys and girls with the knowledge that Jesus loves them and has created them for greatness. She also has received two Masters Degrees in both Child Psychology and Early Childhood Education from Nova Southeastern University.

robert Aponte Connect Church Elder

Rob Aponte

Elder

Rob is an Elder here at Connect Church. Married to his wonderful wife Ingrid Aponte they have two beautiful children, Camila & Noah Aponte.

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Pastor John
Gravagna

Lead Senior Pastor

Pastor John is the Lead Pastor of Connect Church and a native New Yorker. A radical encounter with Jesus at age 11 began his journey. Preaching since age 15 Pastor John has ministered domestically and globally for over 30 years. His heart is for people, serving the community. Pastor John completed his undergraduate from Christ for the Nations and his Masters of Theology from Revelation Theological University.

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Pastor Andrew Gravagna

Youth Pastor

Andrew is our Youth Pastor here at Connect Church who leads our youth group called Surge Youth. He is a graduate from Christ for the Nations, Dallas, TX and majored in pastoral studies.  

Stephanie Patach CKids Pastor Connect Church

Pastor Stephanie Patach

Ckids Pastor

Stephanie is our Children’s Pastor here at Connect Church who leads our Sunday school called Ckids. She is married to her beloved husband Aaron Patach with three kids named Spencer, Joshua, & Giavanna Patach. Her heart is to raise young boys and girls with the knowledge that Jesus loves them and has created them for greatness. She also has received two Masters Degrees in both Child Psychology and Early Childhood Education from Nova Southeastern University.

robert Aponte Connect Church Elder

Rob Aponte

Elder

Rob is an Elder here at Connect Church. Married to his wonderful wife Ingrid Aponte, they have two beautiful kids, Camila & Noah Aponte.