Meet Our Staff

NJ Church

Frank Leone

Senior Pastor

Frank Leone is our Senior Pastor. He has been a full-time pastor for the past 25+ years, the last 10 here at CCC. Besides preaching most Sundays, he is also responsible for keeping the church on Vision, and developing leadership and expanding the overall ministry of CCC. Frank was born in Oakland, NJ and graduated from Moody Bible Institue (1982), Wheaton College (1984) and Denver Seminary (1988). Before coming to CCC, he served in churches in Union, NJ and Aurora, CO. Frank and his family live in Newton.

Mark Bastek

Director of Youth Ministries

Mark Bastek grew up only a few blocks away from the building that now houses Christ Community Church and is a graduate of Newton High School. He attended Philadelphia Biblical University, achieving a Bachelor’s of Science in Biblical Studies as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration. Mark volunteered in youth and music ministries in the Philadelphia area prior to working with the CCC youth group. He began directing the youth ministry in
January 2014, and he lives in Swartswood with his wife Pamela and their dog, Fiona.