Rev. Mark Cernero

Rev. Mark Cernero

Assistant Pastor Mark Cernero and his wife Dorothy joined First Assembly of God Torrington in 2009. Pastor Mark serves as both Assistant Pastor of the church, and also Principal, K through 8th Grades, at the Torrington Christian Academy.

Prior to joining First Assembly, Pastor Mark served in the role of Assistant Pastor at Assembly of God Church, Waterbury and Associate Pastor at Assembly of God, Brookfield, Connecticut.  He also served as Principal of the Lighthouse Christian Academy in Waterbury, CT and Christian Life Academy in Brookfield, CT.

In earlier years, Pastor Mark taught subjects such as Pre and Post Nicene Church History, The History of Christian Education, Personal Evangelism, and Comparative Religions at Zion Bible College in Barrington, RI.    He has also travelled to El Salvador, Central America, the Canary Islands of Spain, and NewFoundland, Canada as part of missions outreach.

Pastor Mark and Dorothy have been married for more than 35 years and have one son, Mark.

In his spare time, Pastor Mark enjoys reading, enjoying sports (especially baseball), and visiting historical and cultural museums.

Pastor Mark can be reached at or by calling 860-482-7464 extension 105.

Youth Pastor
Rev. Javier Melendez
Lead Pastor
Rev. Clark Hausman