Church Staff

Carl Johnson

Lead Pastor

Pastor Carl has been lead pastor at Gracepoint since 1977. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. In June of 2008 he completed his dissertation on the "Multicultural Church" and received his Doctorate of Ministry.

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Floyd Nicholson

Associate Pastor

Pastor Floyd was born and raised in Nebraska and Kansas. He graduated from Chicago Bible College in 1967, and has served in the ministry for over 45 years. He has been an associate pastor with Gracepoint since 1999.

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Daniel Johnson

Assistant Pastor

Daniel has spent most of his life at Gracepoint. Over the years he has been involved in the children's, youth and college & career ministries. He became a part of the Pastoral staff of Gracepoint in November 2005.

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Matt Poterbin

Assistant Pastor

Matt lived in many places, growing up as the son of a commercial airplane pilot. For 11 years he called Saudi Arabia home. He graduated from Seattle Pacific University. He has been with Gracepoint since July 1997.

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Chad Owens

Children's Pastor

Chad was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. He graduated from Christ for the Nations in Dallas, Texas, studying marriage and family. He ministered to children in the foster care system before coming to Gracepoint in the spring of 2012.

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JP Ilarraza

Assistant Pastor

Pastor JP is a New Yorker! With roots in Brooklyn he grew up watching his parents serve as bi-vocational urban missionaries to the homeless of NYC. In 2002 his family  moved to Rockland County were they quickly became apart of the Gracepoint Family.

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Corinne Ambrosino

Business Administrator

Corinne grew up in New Jersey. She first attended Gracepoint with her husband Al in 1979. She came on staff with the church in 1991 and gives a great deal of oversight to the daily running of the office.

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Maddie Cintron

Administrative Assistant

Maddie currently assists the Business Administrator with the day to day care of Gracepoint, and currently serves as a deacon here, as well. She has been with Gracepoint since 2004.

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Paula Staropoli

Administrative Assistant

Paula, and her husband Rob, began attending Gracepoint in 1980. She served as a Junior Church Co-Director, and was active in Cornerstone's PTF. She worked as a teacher and Assistant Director at Sonshine Nursery School from 1994-2008. She joined the Gracepoint administrative staff in July of 2008.

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