The Redeemer church of Montclair exists to be a worshiping community that speaks to suburban life in Montclair and surrounding communities by proclaiming Christ and his Gospel through word and deed. (more…)
Pastor Daniel Ying joined Redeemer Montclair in July 2012 to serve as the senior pastor. He completed his undergraduate studies at Yale University (1989, B.A. in East Asian Studies) and his theological studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1994, M.Div.), Westminster Theological Seminary (1999, Th.M.), and most recently, Covenant Theological Seminary (2011, D.Min.). Prior to coming to Redeemer Montclair, Dan has served as a pastor both in central NJ and in the Chicago metro area. He is married to Tina and they have two daughters, Jenika, Annalie, and a son, Riley. In his spare time, Dan enjoys riding roller coasters with his kids, watching sports with Tina, and strolling around Home Depot and dreaming up new home improvement projects.
Pastor Erik Swanson serves as the associate pastor, overseeing youth and family ministries, having moved here in 2007. He is a graduate of Covenant College (2002, B.A. in Philosophy) and Covenant Theological Seminary (2007, Master of Divinity). He and his wife Joy have three sons Nathan, Micah and Jude, and live in Bloomfield. Erik’s favorite hobbies are reading, sports, and camping.
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Elders & Deacons
Elders: William Arnold, Sean Bailey, Abraham Houng, Michael Kuo, Tim Lemmer, Dennis Martenz, Leonard Noll
Deacons/Deaconess: Scott Adamson, Eddie Barker, Brad Burns, Ming Chang, Phil Hsu, Becky Jacobsen, Bill Slootmaker
Devin Almonte / Children’s Ministry Director
Devin has extensive experience with children, familiarity with the Redeemer Kids program as the Nursery Supervisor, and a track record of leadership and management experience.
Melissa Webel / Assistant Children’s Ministry Director
Melissa has served in youth and children’s ministry since 2008 and loves working with kids of all ages. She is very excited to be involved in the Redeemer Kids program and looking forward to heading up KLICK next fall. She and her husband Corey are also involved in the youth and music ministry at Redeemer Montclair and are expecting a little girl in July.
Loretta DiQuattro serves as the church administrator to the pastors and congregation. She graduated from the Berkeley School with an executive secretarial degree. Loretta and her husband, Mark, live in Belleville with their youngest child, Danielle. Loretta and Mark also have 2 sons, David and Paul, 2 daughter-in-laws Rachel and Marianne, and 2 grandsons, Caleb and Micah. Loretta’s favorite past time is spending time with her family, reading and writing.
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Redeemer Montclair began as a Fellowship Group in Montclair in 1999. It was made up of members of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in NYC who had a vision for a church plant in Montclair. Our first service was on September 16, 2001. We are encouraged to see the growth since 2001 and we look forward to proclaiming and living out the gospel to meet human needs in the Metro New York area. (more…)
This symbol, called a TRIQUETRA from the Latin word meaning “three cornered,” was used by the early church to represent the Trinity. The three interwoven areas are equal in size, and each can be distinguished from the other two but cannot be separated without destroying the figure. This symbolizes that the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are three persons of equal power, honor and glory but are indivisibly one God. (more…)