PASTOR DEAN WOODWARD - EX-OFFICIO MEMBER serves as Senior Pastor at Fairfield Christian Church. Pastor Dean earned his Bachelor's degree in Bible from Columbia International University and his Master's of Theology in Pastoral Ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary. Before coming to FCC, he served at Grace Bible Church in Virginia Beach, VA as Senior Pastor for 17 years.
Dean was born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. He and his wife, Lynn, have been married for 31 years. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. Beyond ministry, Pastor Woodward's interests include sports, music, movies and books. He is an avid basketball player and easy to spot in a crowd, since he is 6'7".
Dean is "passionate about helping people experience God in worship and His Word in a way that is life-changing".