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Dana Short - Office Manager - office@centralmennonite.org

Chris Wyse - Office Associate - office@centralmennonite.org

Dave Elkins - Pastor - dave@centralmennonite.org

Church Phone Number: (419) 445-3856

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Meet Dave

Dave is a gadget-loving, science-fiction geek who is still waiting with determined optimism for the flying cars, jet packs, and domed cities on the moon that we were promised in the 70’s. Until then, he’s content to watch Star Trek and Star Wars movies.

As pastor of Central Mennonite Church in Archbold, Ohio, he enjoys preaching, teaching, and getting people excited about understanding the Bible. He has been pastoring since 2005, first at Lima Mennonite Church in Lima, Ohio before accepting the pastorate at Central in 2015. He graduated from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Ind.

When Dave is not in the church, he loves to spend time with his wife Becky, and their two daughters Kaitlyn and Abby. Dave also enjoys board games, video games, and card games. But not trivia games. Those are for nerds.