Dave Leandre is the lead pastor at Elmira Christian Center. He is Buffalo born and raised and previously spent twelve years in youth ministry before stepping into the role as a lead pastor. Dave holds credentials with the Assemblies of God and has completed studies through Global University.
He has a true pastor’s heart and is enthusiastic about sharing the gospel, seeing people respond to its life-changing message, and making disciples. He enjoys preaching the truths of God’s Word while personally growing in the knowledge of His Savior. He and his wife Melissa have four children: Greta, Alayna, Elijah, and Mia.