Capital Christian Church and Academy, was an award-winning Christian school for grades K-12.
Frank is seen at the right end of the back row.
Standing next to Frank in the back row is the Reverend Kevin Nicholas. Kevin is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with a B.S. in Computer Science., and also a graduate of Valley Forge University. He served in varying roles at Capital Christian Church, including Assistant Pastor, high school principal, and much more. He later became a foreign missionary, and has worked for many years with Wycliffe Bible Translators, assisting with language translation in the Philippines. At this time, Kev and his wife Gertrude are serving the Lord in Papua New Guinea.
Back row, third from right, is Stanley S. Birnbaum. Stan is also a graduate of Valley Forge. He went on to become Pastor of Capital Christian, then led a Messianic congregation in Albany, New York. About 25 years ago, he and his wife Heather moved to Israel where he still leads the Messianic fellowship that they founded there. Three of their five children were born in Israel. They have one grandchild.
As time permits, we will add details about some of the other outstanding Christian servants shown here. (Three of Frank & Joy’s four children are in this photograph.)