Meet our Pastors

Glenn and Jen Dionne

Glenn Dionne

Senior Pastor

Pastor Glenn Dionne was born in Connecticut and met his wife Jennifer while attending high school.  He spent 10 years serving in the Naval Nuclear program where he received his training in computers.  This experience has enabled him to use technology and media to reach today’s generation.  Pastor Glenn accepted the Lord while attending Saratoga Abundant Life Church in 1995 and was ordained as Assistant Pastor in June of 2007.

Pastor Glenn serves as the Senior Pastor while Jennifer heads up the Women’s Ministry.  Both are excited about serving the Lord together.

Jim and Dawn Galarneau

Jim Galarneau

Associate Pastor

Pastor Jim Galarneau was born and raised in Galway, NY. He and his wife Dawn were married in 1988. Jim worked as a Structural Insurance Adjustor for State Farm Insurance for twenty-four years. The Lord used Pastor Jim’s gifting and compassionate heart to help people through difficult times which he now does in full time ministry. Pastor Jim was ordained in June of 2014.

Pastor Jim oversees Building Operations and Life Group Ministries while Dawn leads the Hospitality Ministry. Serving the body of Christ is a family affair for the Galarneau’s. With their two children, Sydnie and James, they consider serving the Lord to be both a blessing and honor.

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Dale Jensen

Founding Pastor (Retired)

Pastor Dale Jensen was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California. He dedicated his life to Jesus Christ in 1969. Since that time he has traveled to many countries ministering with Youth With A Mission and started several churches endeavoring to equip God’s people. Pastor Dale seeks to help others reach their world for Jesus Christ by actively living out their faith daily.

Pastor Dale and his wife Sue moved to Lake Luzerne, NY from Santa Cruz at the direction of the Lord in 1983. Again following the Lord’s leading, Pastor Dale and Sue became the pioneering leaders of Saratoga Abundant Life Church in August 1986.

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Joe Galarneau

Retired Pastor

Pastor Joe Galarneau was born and raised in Cohoes, New York. He dedicated his life to Jesus Christ in 1977. Pastor Joe became the Associate Pastor at Abundant Life Church in 1991. Pastor Joe and his wife, Beverly, were part of the original five couples that started Abundant Life Church in August 1986.

He and Bev retired from full time ministry in September 2013 and are enjoying extra time to travel.