Hopewell Church of the Nazarene
"Where life's deepest hopes meet life's greatest Answer."
509 Smithfield Ave.
Hopewell, VA 23860
Rev. David G. Woods is our lead pastor and an ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. He has previously pastored churches on two districts in Ohio, and served on staff at a Church in suburban Washington D.C.
He and his wife Karen have two adult children. Their son, Joshua and his wife, Rebekah, have brought extra delight to the family with grandson, Metzger and his little sisters, Charlotte and Abigail. The Woods' daughter, Andréa and her husband, Matt, now serving the Church of the Nazarene South America, bring a missionary presence to the family.
Pastor David and Karen give great praise to God for allowing them the incredible privilege of serving Him and His Church among the people of Hopewell.
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About Hopewell Church of the Nazarene
Our fellowship in Hopewell is just one small branch of the worldwide family known as the International Church of the Nazarene. With a presence on every inhabited continent and a global reach with the gospel message, the Church of the Nazarene humbly considers its unique and distinctive role is to proclaim Scriptural holiness in the Wesleyan tradition. For more information on our doctrines and beliefs, click on the link on our home page.
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Steve and Ann bring extensive ministry experience to the Hopewell First Church of the Nazarene family. Steve serves as Associate Pastor of Ministry Development with a wide range of creative influences on our worship and outreach activities. His proven impact in ministry has been seen on the international level with The 700 Club and Dr. Charles Stanley's In Touch ministries and locally as a church planter in both Suffolk and Prince George, Virginia.
Both he and Ann are originally from Hopewell and have extensive family ties to our church and the local area.
They are blessed with two children, Lori (husband Mike and twin grandsons) and Tracy, (along with husband Jonathan and a beautiful new granddaughter).