Claude T. Stauffer


Claude T Stauffer

Pastor Claude T. Stauffer is a graduate of Hofstra University (B.A. Sociology) and Asbury Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity). He has been in ministry since 1986 and presently serves as the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel of Hope, a church he has served from its beginning in 1993. He served bi-vocationally as a pastor and social worker for 16 years. He serves as a chaplain on the New York State Chaplaincy Task Force. And Pastor Claude teaches at Calvary Chapel Bible College – New York City campus.

Pastor Claude has written a number of books a list of which is available on his blog or church website and his teachings are aired on his Living Hope radio program. Pastor Claude also maintains a blog with weekly teachings at

Pastor Claude and his wife Dee have been happily married since 1980. They have three grown children who are all married. Pastor Claude takes great pride and joy in his children and grandchildren. Audio and written teachings by Pastor Claude can be found at his church website at