Senior Pastor

Paul Sartarelli

A note regarding Pastor Paul’s transition

Paul is the son of immigrant parents, grew up in Ohio though also lived for several years in Italy.

Paul did his undergraduate work at Kent State University receiving a bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Classical languages.  He earned his Masters in Theology at Dallas Theological Seminary in NT Greek and Systematic Theology. Paul has done post-graduate work in Rhetoric at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

After having served at The Chapel for 8 years Paul became the planting pastor of Riverwood Community Chapel in Kent, Ohio where he was senior pastor for 15 years. 

In 2006 Paul returned to The Chapel in the role of associate senior pastor. In September of 2007 he became the co-senior pastor alongside Knute Larson and in May of 2009 became the senior pastor of The Chapel. 

For 16 years, Paul has been the teaching pastor on the popular Moody Radio “Word on the Street” which is heard locally on WCRF and various Moody Radio affiliates in NE Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. 

Over the years Paul has led and spoken at conferences for pastors, missionaries and spiritual leaders on four continents. 

Paul is married to Sue, who has an active ministry of her own. Their daughter, Sara is married to Tony, and Paul and Sue dote on granddaughter, Mila Olivia.

Contact Paul by emailing his Executive Assistant, Tammy Kennedy.