Welcome to Christ Gospel Church Of Buffalo, NY


Revs Frank and Diane Swerdlin have been members of Christ Gospel Church since 1986. Having joined the affiliate branch in Richland Center, Wisconsin, they became assistant pastors in 1988, and they became the full pastors of that church in 1990 where they served until 1999. They have led the church in Buffalo since 2001.

Frank Swerdlin has a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Wisconsin. Rev. Diane Swerdlin has a nursing degree from Hahnemann College, Philadelphia, PA. Frank had a successful career in business. He worked in the insurance industry for seventeen years, while also starting two successful small businesses. He now is a full time pastor, but acts as a part-­time tax adviser.

Diane Swerdlin has been a registered nurse since 1974, with experience ranging from burn units and intensive care facilities to nursing homes and home care. She is currently working for the Visiting Nurses Association in Buffalo.

The Swerdlins have three children (Ilana, Aaron, and Joseph) and three grandchildren (Liam, Tess and Isabella).