Pastor Andrew Woods was born on December 9, 1978 in Staten Island, New York. He moved to Hanover in 1987 and is a 1997 graduate of Christian School of York. He and Lori married on July 1, 2000 and have three children: Caleb, Michael, and Summer.
Pastor Andrew has a Bachelor of Science degree in Pastoral Ministry from Lancaster Bible College, a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary, and a PhD in Philosophy and Church History from Trinity Theological Seminary.
He was ordained by the Evangelical Free Church of America on May 22, 2005 after being licensed for four years and has been serving in pastoral ministry since June of 1999. Pastor Andrew served as the Associate Pastor of Hanover Evangelical Free Church before planting Community EFC.