Our Team

 


Lead Pastor
Randal Ackland

Pastor Randal says he has three loves in his life:

His wife Connie and their two daughters, Annie and Jolynn.

Seeing the activity of God in people’s lives - seeing them grow in their faith and finding their unique place of service.

SAAG.

‘There really is a loving family here’, he says, ‘who welcome others, love each other, and genuinely seek to live as salt and light in this world.’ His goal is to see the people of SAAG grow even closer to God and to each other (and to have fun on the journey). When you visit, please introduce yourself. Pastor Randal would like that.


Youth & Young Adults Pastor
Andrew Colón

After graduating from Princeton Theological Seminary, Andrew and his wife Brandi moved to the Attleboro area in order to pursue God’s calling in the area of youth and young adult ministry. Andrew and Brandi met at Valley Forge Christian College, where he studied Pastoral Ministry and felt called to serve the people of New England.  They are the proud parents of daughter Brielle. In his free time Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, surfing Newport’s beaches, and reading. Pastor Andrew says he is honored to serve the youth and young adults of South Attleboro AG, and is blessed to be a part of an amazing church.


Director of Worship
Madeline Gonzalez

Madeline Gonzalez is a native New Yorker who has been a part of the South Attleboro Assembly of God family since she moved here with her husband, Eli and their three children, Kaitlyn, Mia and Matthew in July of 2013. Madeline and Eli grew up together in an AG church in Brooklyn, and later got married in 1999. Throughout the years, they served as associate pastors in the church they grew up in among other minstries. Her greatest loves are her family and music. One of her favorite verses is, "Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth," Psalm 96:1. "I am passionate about leading in praise and worship because God inhabits the praises of His people; and where God is, there is liberty."


Children's Ministries Director
Darlene DeCastro

Darlene is a graduate of Eastern Nazarene College and is a long time member of our church. Over the years, Darlene has taught children's Sunday School, Children's Church, Stars group with Girl's Ministries and has gone on many missions trips. She is also the BGMC Coordinator. Darlene and her husband Tom have 3 grown children, 2 sons-in-law, a daughter-in-law and 3 grandchildren.


Pastoral Assistant
Tony Tamba

Tony and wife, Hawah Tamba and their 3 daughters, Antoinette, Kumba and Finda, became a part of the South Attleboro Assembly of God family in 2005 and formally entered into full membership in 2006. As a student of Seminary, Tony attended both the Assembly of God and the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminaries from 2002 – 2006 working on his Master of Divinity degree. Tony’s passion for ministry is to provide support to Pastors and others called to ministry to enable them achieve maximum success in their calling. He believes supporting others in ministry gives purpose and meaning to his own calling as a Support Pastor and it gives him the greatest of joy in life.

Over the years, Tony has thought Sunday school, served on the Church Council and as well as Head of the Finance Department of the Church.

 

Pastoral Assistant
James Wallace

After serving in the US Navy, Jim and his wife Joanne moved into the greater Providence area in 1987. Since becoming a part of the South Attleboro family Jim has held many leadership roles including service on the Church Council and former Deacon Board as well as his many years in Youth Ministry. Jim is now pursuing God’s calling to teach and preach the word as part of the pastoral ministry team. Jim has ministered in many teaching capacities from children to adults, generating various Bible Study curricula for the AG. In his free time Jim enjoys spending time with his wife, pursuing history, playing and watching sports, the arts, ancestry research and reading. Pastor Jim serves as the lead in community connection, home fellowship, Men's Ministry Event Coordinator and provides regular Biblical teaching at all levels.

 

Andrew Sargent, PhD
Education Pastor and IMTC Director

As a lifelong New Englander, born in Pawtucket, RI and raised in Norton, Mass, Dr. Sargent has a special heart for ministry in the Southern New England area. He and his Canadian wife, Melodie, have been married for just over 30 years with a tad more than 60 years of ministry experience between them. They have four grown children. As education pastor, it should not surprise you that his great passion is for the Scriptures, spending most of his life and writing trying to help people connect meaningfully with the Bible in its original context and to apply it wisely to their daily lives. Although a die-hard introvert, most people find him to be gregarious and friendly. He has traveled broadly, loves books and tends to be a bit of a movie buff. He also enjoys a rousing game of pool… on a slate-topped, tournament-sized table, naturally.

 

Bob Truitt Business Administrator
Melissa Milley Administrative Assistant, HR Specialist
Sally Scanlon Bookkeeper
Joseph Fisher Head Custodian
Bobby Scanlon, Jr. Custodian
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