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Stephen J. Andzel is the Founder and Pastor of New Creation Fellowship of Buffalo, New York. Pastor Andzel was born in New York on the West Side of Buffalo. He served as a Gunner in Vietnam from 1967-1968 and in 1968 was honorably discharged. He accepted Jesus as his personal Lord and Savior and was filled with the Holy Ghost in 1972. He then attended a local Bible college and served as an associate minister.
Pastor Andzel was ordained by the late Dr. Lester Sumrall, and recently by Bishop Keith Butler of Word of Faith International Christian Center, Southfield MI. He currently belongs to Bishop Butler’s Ministerial Association. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors for the ministry of Dr. Jerry Savelle. He is a member of the International Convention of Faith Ministries, Inc., as well as partners with Dr. Creflo Dollar and Reverend Kenneth Copeland.
Minister Alice M. Andzel regularly teaches the Word of God to the New Creation Fellowship family to encourage members to faithfully pursue God’s call on their lives. In her monthly Women Of Excellence meetings, she teaches the women of New Creation Fellowship how to be the virtuous, capable, intelligent women God has created them to be.
Pastor Stephen and Alice Andzel founded New Creation Fellowship Academy in 2005, teaching children from Kindergarten through twelfth grade to excel in their academic studies while providing a strong foundation in God’s word.
New Creation Fellowship celebrates 35 years of service to the community this year . Pastor and Alice proudly continue their commitment to serve with their faithful congregation by their side and their family.
Pastor and Mrs. Andzel are proud parents and grand / great grand parents. Their son Stephen III is the founder of Empowered Racing. Together with his wife Lynn Andzel they have 2 children and one grandchild. Aimee , Stephen and Abrielle . Lynn Andzel who faithfully served in the Army now serves the community as a surgical nurse. Each of them work in the ministry where ever they are needed . Pastor and Alice also have a daughter April. Together with her husband Michael Ward they serve full time at NCF in many capacities. In 2011 Michael & April were ordained by Pastor Andzel as ministers to New Creation Fellowship. April is a blogger and published author and works directly under the direction of her parents in any area needed in the ministry. Michael serves as principal to NCFA and is hands on with the mens ministry (Point Men) and the young mens program (Cadet Point Men). Michael and April Ward have 3 children Ella, Mikey, and Johnathan.
The Andzel family is dedicated to the WNY area and beyond and desire nothing more than to reach the world with the Gospel.