Pastor Paul Fontanez is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Nea Zoe Church, and the Senior Pastor at Mill Plain Union Church. Born in Bronx, NY, raised in Long Island, NY. He answered God's call to serve at the age of 19. He started Pastoring at the age of 33. Pastor Paul is married and has five children. He holds a BSN from New York University, MBA from Post University, MSN from University of Hartford, MATS from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and is working on his DNP from Quinippiac University.
In 2008, Pastor Paul and Brenda moved to Connecticut, they started the church in their house and within 9 months moved to 66 East Clay Street Waterbury, CT. In 2013, they relocated to 2152 East Main Street Waterbury, CT. In 2015, they moved to their current location at 242 Southmayd Road.
With a vision to spread the gospel and develop ministers, Pastor Paul began the Nea Zoe Ministerial Association (NZMA), which is a Pastoral training program designed to equip Pastors for leading and planting churches.
For more information about Pastor Paul or to book him for a special event, please reach out to us via email at NewLife@neazoechurch.org or call 203-437-7123