Evangelist and Women’s Ministry Leader - Northeast
Derik and Leigh Anne Vett
Derik and Leigh Anne serve as the Evangelist and Women’s Ministry Leader for the Northeast Worship Center. They bring both missionary and ministry experience. Since 1991, they have planted churches in Eurasia, the Baltic, and the Nordic, as well as leading Youth, Campus, and Adult ministries in California and Texas. Derik got his B.A. in Graphic Design from California State University of Northridge, and a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from Abilene Christian University. Leigh Anne is certified as a Grief Recovery specialist.
The Vetts were married in 1992 in Russia, and have three children, and one son-inlaw. They both love to travel, and enjoy time with family and friends. They aspire to raise up and train young men and women in the full-time ministry. Derik enjoys all things tech, and running outdoors. Leigh Anne loves hospitality, planning the next family vacation, and being in nature.
Evangelist and Women’s Ministry Leader - Northeast and East Youth & Family Ministry
Will and Addy Garcia
Will and Addy serve as Evangelist and Women’s Ministry Leader in the Youth and Family Ministry for the Northeast and East Worship Centers. Will attended Pepperdine University where he earned a degree in Speech Communications. Addy received a Masters of Education degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. The Garcias have served the DFW Church since 2011. They also work closely with the mission work in Mexico.
Will and Addy have been married since 2009 and have two amazing boys. Addy enjoys reading, cooking and going on prayer walks, while Will loves studying out God's word, disc golf and is on a quest to find the perfect taco!
Elder and Elder's Wife - Northeast
Bill and Sally Hooper
Bill and Sally were married in 1966 and live in Plano, Texas. Since 1992, they have served as Elder/Elder’s wife all over the DFW Church, and are currently a part of the Northeast Worship Center. In 1987, after 20-years in the Aerospace and Computer Science Engineering fields, they felt the call to enter the full-time ministry. They served churches in Boston and Los Angeles before moving to Dallas in 1992.
The Hoopers have three children, Dave, Leigh Anne and Steve; and, nine grandchildren. They have also been blessed with two grandsons by marriage and a great granddaughter. Dave and his wife, Angela, lead the Austin church. Leigh Anne, and her husband, Derik, lead the Northeast Worship Center of the DFW Church. Steve, and his wife, Trish, serve in many ways in the West Worship Center of the DFW Church. Bill enjoys gardening in his backyard, and keeping up with the grandchildren. Sally enjoys reading about Bible history and culture. Together they enjoy going on cruises, and walking and exploring new neighborhoods in their surrounding area.