About us


                                     Rochester Genesee Region

Office Hours

                              American Baptist Churches USA                 Phone: (585) 473-3200  Monday - Friday                 
  1101 Clover Street Fax:     (585) 473-5929  8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  Rochester, NY 14610    (Map link below)

Alan Newton, Executive Minister

Alan Newton

The Rev. Alan G. Newton is the Executive Minister of the Rochester/Genesee Region of Upstate New York. Prior to this call in June 2002 he served three churches in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin and in Cranston, Rhode Island. He was ordained in 1979 after graduating from Andover Newton Theological School in the same year. He received a B.A. Degree in Social Work, Counseling and Christian Education with honors from Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas.

Some of Rev. Newton’s professional commitments include Cross Cultural Ministry and Restorative Justice Work and Racial Justice. His personal interests include Swimming, Cycling, Theater and gardening. He has two children and four grandchildren. His wife, Gail, has recently retired from the University of Rochester Medical Center.


Ellen Carr, Office Administrator

Ellen bio

Ellen has spent most of her professional life in the classroom teaching business and computer science in private and public high schools, area colleges, and corporate training settings. She also has extensive experience as a children's church leader and teacher. She and her husband, Robert, have been married for 40 years and have two grown sons and two grandsons. They are active members of Calvary Chapel of Webster. 



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