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Matt Gold - Lead Pastor

About Pastor Matt

Pastor Matt grew up in the town of Tonawanda, in New York. He then attended Clearwater Christian College.


He has three wonderful children, Kelsey (Good), Klaire (Maranto) and Kyle.


After spending 12 years as a youth pastor, he came to Alden in 2000. His passion is to bring more people to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.


Q&A with Pastor Matt

What was your first job?
I worked at Anderson’s Frozen Custard


What is your favorite movie?
The Fugitive 


What do you love most about Alden Community Church?

I love the people most.


What is your idea of a perfect day?

My idea of a perfect day would be golfing or a long ride on my motorcycle.


What's your favorite snack?

Anything with peanuts or peanut butter! (I know... real healthy!)


What is your family like?

A little crazy, but they all love to have fun!


Who is someone you admire?

Wes Aarum – founder of Circle C Ranch


What is your biggest challenge?

Being organized


What do you love most about your job?

Teaching others the Word of God


What inspires you?

My kids inspire me.


What is your favorite passage of Scripture?

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

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