Lead Pastor

    Leandro came to Village Point Church after serving as Associate Pastor at Hillside Church in Bloomington, MN. Prior to Hillside, he served as Lead Pastor at a multi-ethnic church in the Twin Cities. He is passionate about the local church and has a heart for missional living. Leandro is a graduate of Bethel Seminary with a Master of Arts Degree in Ministry Practice and has worked in full-time missions in several places including Brazil, New Zealand and Ethiopia. Leandro and his wife Isabella have four young children.

  • andre de mesquita

    Director of Worship Arts

    Andre and his wife, Wanessa, are originally from Brazil, and shares his musical gifts leading worship with the Brazilian Baptist Church of Chicago. Andre loves being part of God's work in bringing people together to offer their hearts and songs of praise to Him. Andre has a degree in Sacred Music from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL. He and his wife Wanessa have two sons.

  • Sue Kitten

    ADministrative Assistant

    Sue has been a valuable member of the staff for many years. She is responsible for the calendar of events, weekly bulletins, monthly guide and prayer requests as well as other administrative duties. Sue enjoys crafting and spending time with her family. Sue and her husband, Jack, are longtime residents of Elk Grove Village and have two adult daughters and 10 grandchildren.


Daniel Luc, Ken Hoving, Scott Nelsen, Dave Ball, Leandro Nogueira, Kurt Nelsen