A Miami native, Steve Alessi
was called into ministry at the age of 19 and has faithfully answered that call through Pastoral ministry for over 30 years.
After graduating from Southeastern University in 1984, he
served along side his
parents as Associate Pastor of Grace Church of Kendall
and in 1997 he
founded Metro Life Church
in Doral, Florida, with his
wife, Mary Alessi, an accomplished worship leader, singer, songwriter and National recording artist.
enjoys doing ministry with the help and involvement of his
son Christopher, and three teenage daughters, Stephanie, Lauren and Gabrielle.
leadership, Metro Life Church
has a growing local campus, a vibrant and innovative online campus and a local television presence in South Florida, as well as local and global outreaches through its Project Love ministries.
On November 10, 2013, Pastors Steve and Mary officially became the Lead Pastors of Grace, making it a second campus of Metro Life Church.
Steve serves his local community as a member on the Doral and Faith Based Charities Advisory Committee and is the Chaplain of the Doral Police Department.
also enjoys the fellowship of his
Pastor, Mike Hayes, and the Churches in Covenant (CIC Network) in Dallas, Texas.
In May of 2005, Steve received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Faith Christian University in Orlando, Florida.
For fun he
enjoys a good ride on his
Harley, boating with his
family and fishing with friends.
The Pastors are blessed with three children, Deborah, Steve