Pastors & Staff

Ryan and Amanda Quigley

Lead Pastor

Pastor Ryan Quigley is a man of deep conviction with a desire to see truth preached and the Word of God proclaimed to all people, nations, and tongues.  He has been in ministry for the over 15 years and has dedicated his life to the call of God. He grew up just outside Seattle, Washington and has ministered as a youth pastor in Tennessee and Texas before coming to Albert Lea. The Lord dramatically called him into full time senior pastoral ministry and specifically called him to Minnesota. Pastor Ryan is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and is a constant student of the Word of God.
His is a self described geek, loving all things Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and super heroes.  He is a lover of history and enjoys time spent with his family and being in the great outdoors.  When it comes to sports, Pastor is a fish out of water here in MN, in a land of Vikings, he is a Seahawk.

Joshua Mendez

Associate Pastor

Pastor Josh is an amazing influencer here at ALAG.  Coming from the East Coast, Pastor Josh has grown up in Puerto Rico and New Jersey, and has pastored in Pennsylvania and Maryland.  He has a heart for people of all walks of life and a testimony that is just as wonderful!  Pastor Josh serves as our Associate and Outreach Pastor, wanting to see the people in the community reached and the church grow and step up as leaders as well!  He is a fantastic musician and enjoys helping many grow in their talents!
Pastor Josh attended Valley Forge University and is a licensed Minister with the Assemblies of God

Lisa Mendez

Administrative Pastor/ Secretary

Lisa, our lead pastors Sister-in-law.  She and her husband, Pastor Josh bring a wonderful dynamic to the church team.  With a heart for young women, Lisa comes ready to minister to the people of our community.  Coordinating our Nursery team, and making sure we are all on task, she brings great experiences to help the church office as we go forward into all that God has for ALAG!
Pastor Lisa also attended Valley Forge University and is a licensed Minister with the Assemblies of God

Meet the team.

Gwen Plantage

Women's Ministry Leader
Gwen works diligently as our Women's Ministry president.  All things hospitality are diligently taken care of.  From meals, to special events, she makes sure the littlest details are taken care of.

Shirley Christian

Building Janitor
Shirley is one of the hidden heroes of the staff.  She works hard to make sure that the facility is clean and ready for every service and every event.  working with a great attitude even when big messes show up.

Lee Vaale

Building and Grounds Maintenance
Lee does a great work.  As we continue to make subtle improvements on the building, he works wonderful to make it all a reality!

Amanda Quigley

Children's Director
Our Pastors wife is a wonderful treasure to the church.  She works diligently behind the scenes coordinating all the children's programs, resources, and volunteers for the kids. 

Great Volunteers

There are also so many other people who work diligently behind the scenes making everything run like a well oiled machine!  We are talking about volunteers!  These amazing people work all things such as; Sunday school,  the sound board, the worship team, and the other great ministries that function here at the church.  We are great because of their great efforts!  We have too many to list each one, but know that  they are loved and cherished!