Ernest Waldvogel has been the pastor of the Church of the Good Shepherd since 1979. He graduated from Queens College and after a short career in the insurance industry, trained for the ministry in the Ridgewood Pentecostal Church Faith Home.
He is the son of a lay pastor and attended his father’s church as well as The Church of the Good Shepherd. He met his wife Joyce in Vacation Bible School as a young teenager. They have been married since 1977 and are the parents of three children and five grandchildren.