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FACULTY & STAFF

Mark Passarella

School of Ministry Director

Mark Passarella currently serves the School of Ministry as director. Mark carries a unique burden for young adults to live in the freedom it takes to walk boldly in their calling in God.  

Gabi Passarella

Women's Discipleship Coordinator

Gabi Passarella serves the School of Ministry as the Women’s Coordinator. Gabi's heart for ministry flows from a deep desire to see youth and young adults living in purity and following the voice of the Spirit. Gabi has been pastoring women and teen girls for the past decade.

Chelsea Rose

Recruiting Dept/Admin Dept

Chelsea Rose serves the School of Ministry as the Recruiting and Community Care leader. She carries a strong desire to see the Next generation walk in wholeness and live as authentic worshipers. Chelsea serves in the worship and arts focus as a dance and drama instructor.

Andrew Thiel

Recruiting Dept/Admin Dept

Andrew Thiel serves on the School of Ministry leadership team in the recruiting and student life departments. Andrew is also the young adult ministry director at the Tabernacle and works with Eagles' Wings Ministries. He has served in campus ministry during his years in college and has a passion for worship and young adults.

Veronica Jenks

Student Pastoral Care

Veronica Jenks has been serving at Eagles’ Wings since 2002. She carries a strong anointing for Discipleship and transformation through pastoral care. Veronica has been serving the Eagles’ Wings Internship and SOM as a pastor for the decade and teaches classes within the School of Ministry as well.

Pastor Aimee Reid Sych

Staff Lecturer

Pastor Aimee serves as the Pastor of the Worship and Arts Department at The Tabernacle. Along with overseeing the 3D Woman ministry she regularly ministers the word in worship, preaching and media ministry across the body of Christ.

Pastor Jim Ruddy

Staff Lecturer

Pastor Jim Ruddy serves as the Senior/Executive Pastor at The Tabernacle. Pastor Jim is a great teacher and preacher, a five-fold pastor, a leader with tremendous skills in management and administration. He also serves as a guest lecturer at the Kairos School of Ministry.

Stephen Jenks

Staff Lecturer

Stephen Jenks has been serving on the Eagles’ Wings team since 1997. He has a Bachelor of Sciences in Music Education. A gifted worship leader, psalmist, and teacher Stephen has ministered with Eagles’ Wings. His passion is to encourage and disciple young leaders to reach their full potential in God.

Ryan and Sara Delling

Staff Lecturers

Ryan and Sara Delling's ministry flows from a deep passion to see united and mobilized movements of sustained worship, prayer, and fasting. They have served nationally and internationally as members of the Eagles' Wings Ministries team since 2002.

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Aaron Derstine

Staff Lecturer

Aaron has served on the Eagles’ Wings Team for 15 years. Originally from Pennsylvania, Aaron is both a worship leader and teacher. He and his wife Kaitlin have equipped hundreds of believers with God’s heart for the Middle East, both for the Jewish and the Arab peoples, through the Watchmen on the Wall training curriculum developed at Eagles’ Wings.

Kaitlin Derstine

Staff Lecturer

Kaitlin Derstine has served on the Eagles’ Wings Team for 10 years. A graduate of West Virginia University with a BA in International Studies. Kaitlin serves as administrator in the Israel dept. and has a passion for teaching the Word of God, mentoring young people, and raising up Watchmen.

Pastor JoAnn Angelo

Staff Lecturer

Pastor JoAnn Angelo is the Lead Pastor of the Pastoral Care Team at The Tabernacle in Orchard Park, NY. Pastor Joann has a passion for teaching the truth of the Word and has been at The Tabernacle since 1987 and serves as a guest lecturer at the Kairos School of Ministry.

Pastor Demeris Johnson

Guest Lecturer

An ex-NFL football player, Pastor Demeris has founded Sound Mind Sound Body and has discipled thousands of inner city youth boys and young men to see them better their future. Pastor Demeris has a strong anointing to see transformation come to lives through 1-on-1 and group discipleship.

Al and Deb Warner

Guest Lecturer

Revs. Al and Deb Warner are the founders and directors of Set Free Inc. Set Free is a networking ministry connecting leaders for City Unity and Revival. Al and Deb have over 30 years experience pastoring local churches and working as missionaries in Hong Kong.

Pastor Ron Burgio

Guest Lecturer

Pastor Ron Burgio has served as lead pastor of Love Joy Church in Lancaster, New York since 1984. An alumnus of Elim Bible Institute and a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College he is ordained through Elim Fellowship and has a Doctorate of Ministry from the School of Bible Theology. Along with other key pastors in the city of Buffalo.

Pastor Josh Hamlin

Guest Lecturer

Pastor Josh Hamlin is the Lead Pastor at New Covenant Church. Josh has a special gift in coaching, team building, and leadership development. He enjoys seeing millennials be the best leaders they can be.

Cheri Leight

Staff Lecturer

Cheri Leight is the Media Director at The Tabernacle. Cheri has an extensive background in media working in television, events, etc. Cheri has a strong desire to see a generation of young adults trained in the Media and Arts to advance the message of the Gospel over the internet and airwaves.  

Christian Rainville

Staff Lecturer

Christian Rainville is the Worship/Music Director at The Tabernacle. Christian excels in Worship Team leading, administration and song writing. His focus is on equipping believers to be good stewards of the gifts and talents God has given them, while having humble attitudes in His service. He also serves as a guest lecturer at the Kairos School of Ministry.

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