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2019 Missions Conference

  • Tottenville Evangelical Free Church 266 Wood Ave Staten Island, NY 10307 USA (map)

For the first time, Tottenville Evangelical Free Church has partnered with SoulFishing Ministries to host Local Church Evangelism & its Global Implications

Tottenville Evangelical Free Church's Annual Missions Conference, presented by TEFC Missions Communication, is intended to educate, inform, inspire, and provide opportunities for local churches to have active ownership, relationship, and partnership with their missionaries.


  • Elias Adamo | Elder, Bread of Life Fellowship (

    • Having immigrated to the States as a teenager, Elias was saved by the grace of God in his early 20's from a life of sin by reading the scriptures. He finds it a great joy to serve God's people as an elder. He is blessed with a godly wife and five beautiful children.

  • Jim Dowdy | Professor-Coordinator and Missionary-Professor, Word of Grace Biblical Seminary, The Master's Academy International (

    • A missionary for 43 years, taught for years at The Master’s Academy International training center in Mexico, Word of Grace Biblical Seminary, and is currently working with the Seminary's extension in El Salvador. The Word of Grace Biblical Seminary seeks to extend the Kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping men of God to be pastors, lay leaders, or trainers of pastors. He and his wife Carolyn currently reside in Richmond, VA.

  • George Ippolito | Pastor-Teacher, Tottenville Evangelical Free Church (

    • In addition to being the Pastor of Tottenville Evangelical Free Church, George is also the founder, president, and featured teacher of Life in Christ Ministries. Life in Christ Ministries exists to glorify God through the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ and the publishing of theological articles of the truth that is integral to that gospel. He and his wife Lauren have been married since 2007 and reside in Staten Island, NY, with their only child, Zachary.

  • Joseph LoSardo | Pastor, Bread of Life Fellowship (

    • The grace of God saved pastor LoSardo in 1986 after hearing the Gospel from his brother while pursuing a career in scientific research. He was ordained into the ministry in 1995 and served as the Associate Pastor of a sizeable Messianic Congregation for over eight years before planting Bread of Life Fellowship along with William Poss in July 2003. He and his wife have one daughter and reside in Teaneck, NJ.

  • Micah McCormick | Assistant Pastor, New Hyde Park Baptist Church (

    • As the assistant Pastor of New Hyde Park Baptist Church, Micah personally oversees much of the ministry of NHPBC. Pastor Micah received his Ph.D. in Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently resides in Long Island, NY.

  • David Meade | Founder, Director and Missions-Trainer, Propempo International (

    • A field leader for overseas ministry among an unreached people group. His organization, Propempo International, catalyzes churches with practical, biblical resources to effectively mobilize their people for world evangelization and fulfillment of the Great Commission. David is a graduate of MBI, VSU, and GTS with grad work at UTA. He and his wife Kathy have three adult married children and better-than-average grandchildren.

  • Phil Sessa | Founder, Director, and Evangelist, SoulFishing Ministries (

    • In addition to being the director of Soulfishing Ministries, Phil is an elder of Grace Baptist Church and has a BS in Bible and an MA in Education. Soulfishing Ministries was started in 2008, by Phil Sessa, to train and equip churches for biblical and proper evangelism. He and his wife have two daughters.