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Rev. Philip Bonano

Founding & Senior Pastor


Philip Bonano is the founding & Senior pastor of New Season Christian Center. He was born and raised in the Bronx as a Pentecostal pastor's kid learning and developing his call to ministry under his Dad, Bishop Hector Bonano. New Season is thankful for the Spiritual covering of Bishop Hector and Rev. Rebecca Bonano.  Pastor Phil studied at Queens College Aaron Copeland School of music with a major in jazz piano and his heart for worship birthed the ministry Worship The Hero. Comprised of New Season's worship team & friends, Worship The Hero aims to reach the hearts of people through music.  Pastor Phil also studied at  Nyack College in the field of Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Organizational Communications and Leadership Diversity.  He loves pouring in to leaders and building God's church in the city. Pastor Phil launched New Season in 2004 and has since seen the faithfulness of God as he ministers and shares God's love with all who connect with New Season. Under his leadership, New Season provides Sunday Services, Men's, Women's and Youth Ministry, Theological Education, Community Outreach and most recently a weekly gathering in Downtown New Rochelle, NY. Pastor Phil loves people and would love to connect with you if you have any questions. Email him at Follow him on Instagram @Pbonano


Minister April Picon

Church Operations

Minister April Co-Leads alongside Pastor Phil and oversees all operations of New Season Church.  She is a teaching/preaching Minister and helps oversee all of the amazing leaders of New Season. In addition to her work at New Season, April works for The City Seminary of NY as the Grants Manager for their Ministry In The City Hub. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Fordham University and completed the Ministry Fellows Program at City Seminary. She is also thrilled to lead our women's ministry, "Church Girl." Follow her on Instagram @Im_a_ChurchGirl



Annette Dames, Stacy Paris, Milagros Torres

The Deacons of our church oversee all Spiritual matters and care of the congregation. They preside over the communion sacraments, teach on Baptism, and serve through prayer every Sunday service. They also advise our Pastor and come alongside him to lead New Season. If you need Spiritual Care , please email to be connected with a Deacon.

Ministry Leaders

Tanya Melendez


Keyra Williams

K-5 Children's Ministry


Daniella Vallines

Next Steps


Shantel Lattimore

New Season Family Events


Melody Bonano

Worship Team



Keith Taylor

Security Team



Harmony Bonano

Audio Visual Team


Michelle Ramirez

Youth Ministry

Lamont Williams

Pantry Ministry

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