David & Diana Hood
Southeast City Church
David and Diana felt called into ministry in 2008 as David was studying history and Diana was studying nursing. David really enjoys teaching the Bible and helping people to discover Jesus and make spiritual breakthroughs in their journey with Jesus. In 2012 David received his Master of Divinity from Tyndale Seminary in Toronto. For four years David was an itinerant preacher and he and Diana worked in Ottawa with the university/college students and young professionals at Rideaview Bible Chapel. During their time there they felt God leading them to a new adventure, to plant a missional church in the Alta Vista ward of southeast Ottawa where they lived. With the help of the C2C Network, a Canadian church planting network that has planted over a hundred churches with 20+ denominations, and Sequoia Community Church, a Jesus loving church in Barrhaven with a similar heart and vision, David and Diana and their team have been preparing for the last year to plant Southeast City Church. David and Diana are joined in this work by their three children, Micah, Leah and Jonah. As of June 2017, David has been credentialed as a pastor with the Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches.