Phil serves on staff part-time with Hope Church Long Island and also works full-time as a High School Teacher in Brooklyn, New York. He loves his New York sports and passionately roots for the Giants, Knicks and Yankees. Phil and his wife Debbie are parents to their beautiful daughter, Charlotte, and their dog, Eleanor Roosevelt.
Worship & Arts Pastor
During a trip to Ethiopia, Allen felt a call to ministry and attended Christ for the Nations Institute where he graduated from the Advanced School of Youth Ministry (2012). He earned his Bachelors degree in Christian Studies from The King’s University (B.A. 2016) and is currently part of the Master of Divinity program at Fuller Theological Seminary. He has also had the opportunity to pursue foreign missions in several countries.
In his spare time, you can find Allen playing and watching basketball, working on his classic BMW, traveling with his wife and taking naps.
Dr. Brian Leander
Minister of Leadership Development
Minister of Congregational Care / Trustee
Sunday Service Director
Minister of Discipleship & Preaching
Minister of Teaching
Treasurer / Trustee