Derrick Leitao

Derrick Leitao

The Rev. Derrick Leitão was ordained and installed by the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC) as the Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church on May 28, 2021.

He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA, in May 2019 with a Master of Divinity (MDiv). He came under the care of the Presbytery of Philadelphia in 2016 before he transferred his credentials to the Presbytery of New York and New England in 2019, where he was licensed to preach. He served in an internship at Presbyterian Church of Cape Cod in West Barnstable, MA for a year and a half before being called to Lisbon, NY.

Pastor Derrick is originally from East Providence, RI, where he lived for 31 years. He is married to Nicole, and they have three children, one boy and two girls, Josiah, Luciana, and Niecia. His greatest theological influences, aside from the inspired writers of Scripture and our Lord, are J. Gresham Machen, Geerhardus Vos, Meredith G. Kline, and Richard B. Gaffin Jr.