Joe Zanayed (Zuh-NAY-ed) graduated from Wheaton College with a BA in Biblical Studies, and from Wheaton Graduate School with a MA in Cross-Cultural Studies. He then worked at Bloomingdale Alliance Church in IL for 2 years as the pastor of young adults and discipleship ministries. In 2009, Pastor Joe and his family moved to Jerusalem to serve there. They studied Arabic for 2 years and then moved into the West Bank to help plant Mosaic International Church. In 2012, Joe became the head pastor of the church plant. He and his wife, Andrea, also helped to open an English Center and were very involved in both adult and children’s outreach ministries in the West Bank. In 2020, they returned to the US with a passion to continue serving in pastoral ministry. Joe and Andrea have 3 children ages 12, 11, and 7. Joe is very excited to join as our lead pastor starting August 2021!
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths.