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Dn. Alan Strauss

Alan Strauss came to faith in his late twenties.  He had a personal encounter with Jesus that forever changed the direction of his life. 

Alan quickly entered leadership positions through the Vineyard Church where he learned about spiritual gifting and evangelism. 

Alan served at Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church in New Paltz, NY for nine years in many ministry roles such as Small Groups Director, Youth Pastor, Sunday School Director, and administration. 

Alan presently serves as a Deacon and pastor at Christ The Holy Servant CEC, in Depew NY.

Alan is a native of the Hudson Valley NY region. 

Alan attended St. Michaels Seminary and was ordained to the Deaconate in April of 2016.

He is currently attending The University at Buffalo as a Human Services Major.

He and his wife Erika have been married since 1998.  They are the proud parents of three children, Brittany, Alysha, and Joshua.

Jessica Baker
Children's Ministry Director, Women's Ministry Director