Meet Our
Senior Pastor

Dominick Cotignola

Senior Pastor

Reverend Dominick J. Cotignola is the Senior Pastor of Next City Church.

After earning his degree in Pastoral Ministries in 1998, Pastor Dom made his way to Bellerose where he would serve as the Youth and Young Adults Pastor and Associate Pastor before being elected Senior Pastor in 2004.

He had the honor of sitting on the Board of Brooklyn Teen Challenge and is currently on the Board of Trustees for his alma mater, the University of Valley Forge. He currently serves as the Executive Presbyter of the New York Ministry Network’s Metro East Region.

Pastor Dominick  has a passion to reach souls and his vision is that Next City Church will become an influence for God throughout the 20-mile radius. He knows and always reminds the congregation that the best is yet to come.

Pastor Dominick and his wife Rachel Cotignola have been married since 1998 and share three children together; Dominick, Luke, and Rebekah.

Rachel Cotignola

First Lady of NCC

Rachel Cotignola is the beloved wife of our Senior Pastor. The couple met at the University of Valley Forge where Rachel received a degree in Elementary Education.

She currently oversees In the Mix, Next City Church’s women’s ministry, and is a part of our
Sunday morning Kid’s Ministry team.