Pastor Tre Staton

Tré Staton is the Senior Pastor and founder of Empire Christian Center. With over 25 years of pastoral and ministerial experience, Pastor Tré continues to impact lives with his dynamic illustrative teaching and unique ability to make complex subject matter practical, understandable, and useful. Under his leadership, Empire Christian Center has become a premiere church in the Capital District known for its bible based teaching, worship and excellence. Pastor Tré is a retired Navy Corpsman and holds a BA in Social Work, and MA in Psychology.  He has a tremendous heart for the lost and believes that the House of God should function in fullness of power and excellence. 


Pastor Christina Staton

Christina Staton is the founder of Christina Staton Ministries and Co-Pastor of Empire Christian Center in Colonie, NY.  Pastor C. as she is affectionately known, is an energetic and prolific preacher, mentor, gifted psalmist, and author. Although Pastor C. is as versatile as she is anointed, she carries a great passion for Women’s Ministry. In the last 15 years, she has worked diligently to create conferences, events, and mentorship programs that inspire and foster spiritual, financial, emotional and intellectual growth and wholeness within women.