Elmer Cañas Jr.

worship leader • songwriter • ministry consultant

Elmer is helping lead people to Jesus around the world through his heart for people and creative gifts. From youth services, leadership conferences, Sunday services and worship team training. Elmer has great love and passion for the local church, and for over 15 years has served on staff in some of America's finest churches. His roles varied from music director to executive pastor of Creative Arts. His experience has led him to succeed in developing teams, marketing, producing, coordinating special events, and leading dynamic worship experiences week after week.   

Elmer is currently based in Sydney, Australia, where he serves as Creative Pastor at Inspire Church and continues to develop his ministry and songwriting career. He is a bilingual worship leader, motivational speaker and ministry consultant. It's his desire to promote the name of Jesus through the arts, teaching and developing leaders that will impact their communities through the creative gifts found within the church.

He is married to his beautiful wife of 10 years, Laurie Cañas, and together they have two amazing children, Jordan and Emry. 

It has been my delight to serve in ministry with Elmer for most of the past 12 years. He is a superb musician, singer and worship leader. He is respectful of authority and is loved by the church body and his fellow staff members. My life has been enriched by his gentle spirit. I am pleased to give Elmer my highest commendation for Christian ministry.
— J. Don George, Founding Pastor, Calvary Church, Irving, TX , USA

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