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Tommy Lanham

Pastor; Minister

Tommy has more than 25 years’ of ministry experience including roles as lead minister, youth minister, and associate minister. Tommy ran Upside Down Ministries for eight years where he worked with individuals of all ages helping them grow in their spiritual walk. 


Tommy is an award-winning speaker, personality strategist, and Daddy. Tommy holds a BS in Bible & Preaching from Johnson University, and an MA in Pastoral Counseling and Life Coaching from Liberty University.


Joe Cortale

Pastor; Minister

Joe was ordained in 2011 and has served Glen Cove Christian Church as Associate Pastor, Minister, and Pastor. Joe has spent the past 40 years in sales leadership roles and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Fellowship of Fathers Foundation & Family First Global, whose mission is to promote Christian family values around the world.


Joe holds a BA in Business from LaSalle University and as Valedictorian, a Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership and Ministry from Hope International University.


Stephanie Rivero

Worship Leader

Stephanie Rivero is a native of Long Island, New York. She studied at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. She has performed all over the world.


Each Sunday, Stephanie leads our worship band, a team of musicians who love worshiping Jesus through music. 


Stephanie and the GCCC band do a great job leading us in dynamic, relevant, high-energy worship.


Karen Pedone

Administrative Minister

Karen and her family joined the Glen Cove Christian Church in the mid 90’s and since then she has held a variety of positions in the church. She's served as a Sunday School Superintendent, a Sunday School teacher, a Vacation Bible School teacher, a Deacon of hospitality, and a general "church mom."
For more than 10 years she has led the Women’s Bible Study and has been involved in other Bible Studies. She is currently the administrative minister, taking care of printing bulletins and other business-related aspects of the church.  


Tammy Lanham

Creative Arts Minister

Tammy has been married to Tommy and they have served in ministry together for more than 25 years. Tammy is a graduate of Johnson University and the New York Institute of Photography.


Tammy is the production team leader for our weekly broadcasts. She designs the videos and graphics for many of the church's publications including managing our social media, and online communications, and maintains our website. 

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