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About Pastor Rubin & his Family: 

Pastor Rubin and Elizabeth have been married for 29 years and have three wonderful sons: Joshua, Joseph, and Timothy.  Pastor Rubin earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley, a Masters of Divinity from Gateway Seminary (formerly GGBTS) in addition to completing course work towards a Masters in both Theology and Biblical Studies.  Pastor Rubin started out as a youth and college minister at East Bay First Baptist in Oakland, CA, and went on to serve as a Senior Pastor at Riverside Community Church in NJ (formerly House of Prayer).  He then  ministered at Onnuri Church  in Irvine /Seoul, Korea and at Bethel Church in Ellicott City, MD.  He pastored a church in Springfield, Massachusetts before moving to Charlotte, NC.  He has been in ministry for the past 29 years.  Pastor Rubin practices Reformed Evangelical Theology. 

Pastor Rubin and his wife, Elizabeth, have been serving at Bridge Koinonia since its inception on August 2, 2015.  They are committed to being a bridge to help connect people to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, grow in and through the Word of God, and witness Jesus Christ in Word and deeds by the power of the Holy Spirit.  Bridge Koinonia's core ministries are summed up in three W's (W3): WORSHIP, WORD, WITNESS.