Santosh Ninan joined the Vineyard Church of Ithaca in 2021 after serving 7 years in another local church. He was born in India and raised in Canada. He is married to Felicia and is father to Adam, Sophia and James. He has had a diversity of ministry experiences from being a campus pastor to medical students in Bangalore India to coordinating a meal program for street youth in Vancouver Canada. He holds degrees from Ambrose University, Regent College and a doctorate from Alliance Theological Seminary. He speaks at Cornell University to various campus groups several times a year. Santosh has more recently gotten involved in studying and speaking on issues concerning racial justice. His ministry focus at the Vineyard is teaching and preaching.