Pastor Ralph Acerno has been the minister of our church since 1992. Born and raised in Bergen County, he graduated from Northeastern Bible College with a BA in Bible and went on to seminary and holds a 3 year's Masters in theology and divinity. He passed his ministerial ordination examinations from Princeton University in 1985 and has been involved in various ministries since 1973.
A gifted preacher, teacher and guitarist, Ralph resides in River Edge as well as New York City. His wife Terri is a finance professor at Columbia University. They have 3 children; Paul, April and Danny. His wife Terri is also very involved in the ministry at the church and helps with the Women's Bible study, the fellowship hour, finance and plays piano.