Meet Our Staff

Pastor Of The English Congregation | 

Rev. Michael Herbert

Pastor Michael was born and lived in England for 10 years. He also lived in Barbados for 12 years (1969-1981), East Texas for over 13 years (1986 – 1999) and New York City. Personally, he is committed to equipping Christians to live out their faith vibrantly in contemporary contexts (Ephesians 1:17-18, 2:10).  He became the English pastor of CEMCQ in March 2018 after leading Fellowship Bible Church in Cambria Heights for 10 years.


Pastor Mike graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1990 with a BBA in Accounting and Bethel University & Seminary of the East in 2007 with a Master of Divinity. He is presently on leave from working on his Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership from Grand Canyon University, Pheonix, Arizona.    


Since 2016, he has been happily married to Mirna Sambula- Herbert, LMSW, a certified bilingual school social worker and who is of Honduran descent.  He is the proud father of Rebecca Herbert, 29 and Jeremy Herbert, 23 and a new born baby girl, Zuriel Herbert, born on November 18, 2022. In his spare time he is an avid cyclist, fitness enthusiast, reader and loves to cook diverse recipes.  Pastor Mike is also the former Dean of New York School of the Bible and serves as the Vice President on the Trustee board of Flushing Christian School in Queens. 

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Pastor Of The Chinese Congregation |

Lennon Yu

Pastor Lennon Yu (余智麟傳道) was born and raised in Hong Kong and immigrated to New York in 2001. His vision is "Gospel-centered, mission-driven"; he hopes that believers could take root in the Lord through the Word of God and equip life with the gospel as the center; And also become a missionary for their family, friends, neighbors, and the community. He joined CEMCQ staff in 2021.

Pastor Lennon graduated in 2017 with a BA in Psychology and a program, equivalent of an MDiv in urban ministry, that collaborated with Reformed Theological Seminary and Redeemer City to City in 2021 with a Master of Art Biblical Studies and City Ministry Program certificate.

He married his wife Jay Liu in 2018 and now has a baby girl named Abigail, whose name comes from the Old Testament. The Bible describes her as a "wise and beautiful woman.” In his spare time, he likes to read and watch movies

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Office Administrator | 

Nora Eng

Nora Eng was born and raised in NYC Chinatown.  She accepted Christ into her heart and was baptized at age 16 while attending Grace Faith Church in Chinatown.

Over the years, she has attended many bible conferences, participated in bible studies and taught Sunday school.  She has been a member of CEMCQ since 2006 and has been serving as the church office administrator since 2013.

  • She is the mother of two grown children; a daughter, Nicole, and a son, Vincent.  She enjoys playing tennis, is an avid reader and likes to get together with friends  and family.

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