Doug Hanna

Pastor — Preaching and Vision

Doug Hanna

Doug has served at Pillar Church since 2019. Since becoming a Christian in 2011, Doug has served in a variety of ministry roles. He holds a Masters of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Doug is married to Lydia and they have two children.

Doug is also a small business owner and works in digital marketing. He is the creator of SpurgeonBooks, an online community centered on the ministry of the 19th century preacher Charles Spurgeon, and God Centered Family, a resource to help parents teach their kids the Bible.

Doug is passionate about ministry in DC and desires to see people orient their lives around knowing Jesus and making him known in DC and around the world.

Listen to sermons from Doug here.

Thomas Hudson

Pastor — Care & Discipleship

Thomas Hudson

Thomas lives in Washington DC with his wife, Amanda, and their four children J.T., Elizabeth, Victoria, and Truett. Thomas became a Christian when he was seventeen years old and immediately immersed himself in the church. Before coming to Pillar, Thomas and Amanda served Calvary Chapel in New Orleans and Thomas worked for a geotechnical engineering firm. Thomas received a BS in civil engineering from Georgia Southern University in 2006 and a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2009. He was ordained into ministry in August of 2014. In addition to his work at Pillar Church, Thomas enjoys playing golf, duck hunting, and biking around the District.

Lay Elder

Aaron Stubbs

Aaron has been a member of Pillar DC since the church was planted in 2019. He previously served the church as the Deacon of Youth Ministry for 3 years before stepping into the role of eldership. After becoming a Christian in 2012, he began serving as a Young Life leader while pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering and Management at Virginia Tech.
Aaron lives in the city and works full-time as a construction manager. He enjoys playing soccer, cheering on the New York Giants and Virginia Tech sports (Go Hokies!), and watching movies.

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