David O'Connor (Doc) has been newHope's Lead Pastor since September 2017. He has been married to Amity since 2002 and they have 4 boys - Declan, Mackenzie, Asher and Jasper.

Doc's passion is to see people discover and fulfil their God-given purpose and potential in life.

He has pursued the call to pastoral ministry since finishing high school in 1998. Since completing Bible College he has served as a pastor on team at Hillsong and Inspire Churches, as well as leading the Operation Christmas Child project in Australia and New Zealand.

Having become a follower of Jesus at age 15, Doc has a particular heart to reach and impact younger generations and everyday people without a church or faith upbringing.

He's a mad cricketer, a Canberra Raiders fan and enjoys a bit of Foo Fighters and Fall Out Boy.

Contact Doc via email at doc@newhope.family or phone +61 (0) 426 248 724.