LEADERSHIP 

 
MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
We believe that it is the responsibility of a church’s leadership is to “rightfully divide the word of truth” as outlined in 2 Timothy, and to help equip the body of Christ to serve, love, and spread the gospel to all the earth. Take a moment and get to know our team, we promise we don’t bite!
 

DR. JACK CAIRNS

SENIOR PASTOR
 

Rev. Dr. Jack Cairns is a third-generation ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. He is a graduate of the AG Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri where he received an M.A. in Old Testament Biblical Languages. In 1988, Pastor Jack joined the staff of Capital Assembly of God under his father, Rev. John Cairns. In 1991, Pastor Jack succeeded his father as Senior Pastor. In 2013, he received a Doctorate of Ministry from Kings University in Van Nuys, California with a degree in Messianic Jewish Leadership.

He adores his wife, Ginny, whom he has been married to for 45 years, his four children, and his nine grandchildren. In his free time Pastor Jack enjoys playing his 1966 Gibson GS-175.

 

JAY GIBILISCO

ASSOCIATE PASTOR 
 
Pastor Jay studied Pastoral Ministry and minored in Counseling at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. He then went on to Pastor in Tampa, Florida serving as the Youth and Worship Pastor. Before coming on staff at Capital, Jay served in the worship arts department at the Fountain of Life Center as a worship leader and portrayed the role of Jesus in their stage production, “He Is Alive”, for 23 years. In addition, he has also served as the Assistant Principal for the NJ District School of Ministry. In 2015, he was ordained as an Assemblies of God minister.
 
In his free time Jay enjoys being with his family, and has recently finished his first half marathon.
 

DAVE SMITH

 WORSHIP LEADER 
 

Dave has been a lifelong member of Capital Assembly of God. He started directing a youth choir at the church, while still a teenager. He has a B.A. in Music Education from the College of New Jersey (then Trenton State College). He also served on the NJ Assembly of God Music Committee for many years with a team that conducted statewide music conventions and other events. Dave has also completed the District School of Ministry and is pursuing ministry credentials.

Along with his wife, Mary, Dave continues to be involved in many aspects of ministry at Capital.

 

BYRON K. SKIDMORE

PASTOR TO THE DEAF
 
Pastor Byron is committed to reaching the deaf and hard of hearing with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, while bridging the gap between the hearing and the Deaf world.
 

GINNY CAIRNS

 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – CAPITAL KIDS
 

MARY SMITH

 CHILDREN’S MINISTRY LEADER