Reverend Gabriel & Mrs. Debbie Galdo
“Pastor Gabe” as he likes to be called, joined Grace Alliance Church as it’s interim pastor on Sunday, May 3, 2015. He and wife Debbie, previously of Greensboro, North Carolina, will make their home in North Charleston until such time as a Senior Pastor is called. Reverend C.G. Ingram will continue to serve the congregation as the Pastor Imeritis. He and wife, Jackie, will remain active members of the growing congregation
Gabriel Antonio Galdo was born in Cuba in 1953 and escaped with his family in 1961. They settled in the Miami area and he later moved to the Carolinas, attending Columbia Bible College (now Columbia International University). He has a Masters of Divinity; has completed a myriad of Christian educational programs; has practical life experiences and continues to explore how he might better counsel and compliment those with whom he has contact.
He and Debra VanHouten Galdo were married in 1981. Their family includes a son, Michael & daughter-in- law with two children reside in Austin, TX; a daughter Adriana & son-in-law with three children reside in Raleigh, NC; and an adult daughter Gabrielle (Gigi) in Greensboro, NC.
From 1994 to 2014 Gabe has been the Senior Pastor of Westside Chapel there in Greensboro and from 1982 to 1994 he was Senior Pastor of Cape Fear Alliance Church in Southport, NC. His ‘tent making” was with Watson Electric in Raleigh. During 1979 to 1981 he co-founded and co-labored to establish Watered Garden Ministries in Raleigh; an inner city ministry for broken people in need of an extended family atmosphere.