OUR STAFF


  • Justin Leininger - Lead Pastor

    Pastor Justin is a devoted follower of Jesus Christ, husband, and father.   Justin and his wife, Julie, were married in 2004.  Both are graduates of Houghton College – Julie has a Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy.  They have three children – Stella (9), Seth (5), and Sawyer (3).  

    Justin was ordained in the Wesleyan Church in 2006.  He has had two previous appointments before coming to North Collins Wesleyan – 2004-2008 as Assistant Pastor at Pine Grove Wesleyan Church and 2008-2015 as Pastor of Family Ministries at Bethany Wesleyan Church.  He was named the 2013 Youth Pastor of the Year by Houghton College.

    Justin and his family are excited to be here in Western New York – they know God has great things in store through the ministries of North Collins Wesleyan Church!

  • Michele Valentine - Office Manager

    In 2000, Michele graduated from Alfred State College with her Associates Degree in Administrative Assistant.  She has excelled in serving in administrative roles for over 15 years.  


    In April of 2009, she met her soon to be husband, Joe, here at North Collins Wesleyan Church at a spaghetti dinner.  They have three amazing children - Dylan (14), Derek (12) and Emily (7).