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  • Phone: (718) 442.7740
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  • Address:
    634 Clove Road, Staten Island, New York 10310

Service Times

  • Sundays: 8:15, 10:00 & 11:45 AM

Our Staff

Michael Wolk

Executive Creative Director

My job description in 10 words or less:

Executive Team, Special Events, Environments, Experiences, Invention, Innovation, and Stuff.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

Seeing people become free... and realize how big and how good God really is.

When I’m not working I:

Spend time with my bride and babies, do anything outdoors, travel, watch movies, nap.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I helped save a mother and baby whale that were beached in Hawaii.


Anne Lau

Executive Administrative Director

My job description in 10 words or less:

Provide operational leadership for day-to-day functions and church-wide ministry initiatives.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is: ​

Seeing God at work from the minutiae to the complex, while I serve alongside and connect with amazing people.

When I’m not working I:

Spend an inordinate amount of time in the family minivan and at ShopRite, but mostly enjoy​ hanging out with my husband Ray and our three kids. I love deep, dynamic discussions, fall foliage, documentaries, historical fiction,​ a good hearty laugh, catching up with ​family and ​friends, and cooking -- the kitchen is my playground!

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I would love to experience life on a homestead, but my family refuses to humor me.


Pastor George Livings

Director of SalemWorship

My job description in 10 words or less:

Oversee and implement all elements of the creative arts.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

It is outward focused. We want to actively engage the community in a way that speaks to all generations.

When I’m not working I:

Write musicals, watch movies, run and hang out with my wife.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I can run three miles in twenty minutes.


Giovanni Masella

SalemWorship Intern

My job description in 10 words or less:

Lead worship and help raise other leaders.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

My coworkers.

When I’m not working I:

Play guitar and video games.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I can eat a whole pizza by myself.


Pastor Jonathan Tuley

Director of SalemKids

My job description in 10 words or less:

Influence parents and volunteers to lead kids to Christ.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

The incredible potential the church has to lead families into a closer relationship with Christ.

When I’m not working I:

Play music, Rock Climb, Camp, Hang with my family and friends.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I have a fear of getting attacked in the shower. You’ll be happy to know I face my fear every morning.


Josiah Maddox

Associate Director of SalemKids

My job description in 10 words or less:

Equipping leaders and creating environments that point kids to Jesus.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

God is at work here.  Salem is filled with people that love God and love people.

When I’m not working I:

I spend a lot of time with my family, playing with my kids and going for walks.  I like to watch baseball (Go Yankees!), football (Patriots Nation!) and lots of Netflix shows.  I also love to read and play video games.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I love airplanes, and I've piloted a plane for about 10 hours of flight time.


Danny Suarez

Co-Director of SalemStudents

My job description in 10 words or less:

Loving students and equipping leaders.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

Seeing lives changed by the Gospel.

When I’m not working I:

Hang out with friends and play basketball.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I have an irrational fear of birds (ask me about the pigeon story).


Rob Bovasso

Co-Director of SalemStudents

My job description in 10 words or less:

Impact the lives of students, leaders, and parents for Jesus.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

Being able to teach and preach the truth of God's Word.

When I’m not working I:

Play sports, workout, hang out with friends, spend time with family, read, and I love to eat :)

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I am a triplet.


Kim Colbeck

Director of SalemHospitality

My job description in 10 words or less:

Assist the pastor and oversee eating, greeting, and seating.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

The people!

When I’m not working I:

Like spending time with my friends.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I love reading the comics.


Pastor Paul Tallaksen

Director of SalemGrow

My job description in 10 words or less:

Equipping believers to grow in their faith and serve others.

My favorite thing about Salem Church Is:

The diversity, unity and focus on the love and hope of knowing Jesus.

When I am not working I:

Spend time with my family, read, and watch HGTV.

One thing that most people don't know about me is:

I taught middle school math for sixteen years.


Pastor Ed Fieramosca

Coordinator of Care

My job description in 10 words or less:

Shepherding, evangelism, and restoring believers to Godly intimacy and service.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

The Lord's presence and guidance at Salem.

When I’m not working I:

Spend time with Kathy and family.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I once sang in 2 different professional Doo-Wop Groups.


Paul Fauske

Director of SalemFacilities

My job description in 10 words or less:

Oversee daily operations and the people who make it happen.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

Our focus and vision for discipleship.

When I’m not working I:

Spending time with my family.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I'm involved with the Nursing Home ministry here at the church.


Mark Miraldi

SalemFacilities Associate

My job description in 10 words or less:

Making sure my church is clean from top to bottom!

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

I love the friendly people… seeing familiar faces makes me smile.

When I’m not working I:

I love to go for walks, visiting with my family, and a good cup of coffee.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I am a fan of old time tv shows.


Cheryl Syvertson

Office Manager

My job description in 10 words or less:

First community contact, provide support to staff and congregation.

My favorite thing about Salem Church is:

I enjoy meeting and greeting new faces and familiar ones too.

When I’m not working I:

Enjoy visiting with family (specifically, my two granddaughters), or reading and traveling with my husband, Stan.

One thing most people don’t know about me is:

I am part Native American.