Elder T. Marc Gandy was born inRichmond,California to the late Pastor Emeritus, Elder Thomas Gandy Jr. and Sister Lerline L. Gandy. Reared in a Christian home, he has been active in the church from a very young age. He was baptized in the name of Jesus in 1966 at the age of eight, and was filled with the Holy Ghost in 1981.
Elder Gandy has served in various leadership capacities at MiracleTemple since 1980. After accepting his call into ministry in 1999 he has been diligently seeking to improve upon his ministry of preaching and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Elder Gandy served as the Assistant Pastor to now Pastor Emeritus, Dr. Lelia M. Edwards. He received his State License in November, 2002; and was Ordained on July 2, 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministry & Master of Arts degree in Theology.
In 2006 he completed a training course in Law Enforcement Chaplaincy and served as Lead Chaplain for the Bay Station of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department. Elder Gandy works with District Elder K. R. Woods of District 3 as the District Administrator, and serves as the Chairman of the Church Applications Committee for the 16th Episcopal District of the California District Council Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc. Elder Gandy also serves on the board of Directors for The Fathers Figures Project of theEastBay. Elder Gandy is involved with CCISCO, Operation Richmond and Healthy Richmond, all of which are Community Organizations.
Elder Gandy is currently employed by Coca-Cola, as a Market Development Manager, he has been married for 30 years to his wife, First Lady, Laurie Gandy, and gives all the credit for his accomplishments to the Lord Jesus Christ and is known to say, “It’s not about me, it’s about Jesus.”