David Ellis has stepped into the role of Senior Director of Spiritual Formation & Community and Assistant Pastor. David co-planted and pastored Astoria Community Church, where he served as pastor for the last 21 years. He has a Master of Divinity from New York Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Covenant Theological Seminary. He's fluent in Spanish and enjoys fitness, hiking, and doing crossword puzzles. David and his wife, Sobeyda (a former RCS counselor who now has her own practice), have four grown children and one grandson.