Dave Leandre is the lead pastor at Elmira Christian Center. He is Buffalo born and raised and has been in full-time ministry for over twenty years. Dave has completed studies through Global University and is preparing to continue his education in biblical studies and pastoral ministry. 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. In his spare time, he is an avid fisherman and hunter and faithful supporter of the Buffalo Bills. Dave and his wife Melissa have four children: Greta, Alayna, Elijah, and Mia.