| C32 Planters Profile
Dave and Catharine Danks
Dave and Catharine have ministry to "the least of these" in their DNA. They met at a homeless youth outreach in Minneapolis, MN. Their first dates were shared with poverty stricken folks at the local community meal. Their passion is seeing the broken, left out, and overlooked find hope and peace in Christ. They have been married for 5 years and have a beautiful 5-year-old daughter named Lily.
Dave is a graduate of Messenger College and has served as an outreach leader, assistant youth pastor, and booking and promotions coordinator of a Christian music venue. Catharine is a graduate of YWAM's Discipleship Training School, and has toured with evangelist and song-writer Eddie James, and serves as consultant for the National Pregnancy Help-Line. Together they served as Youth Pastors in Columbus, OH, where nearly 50% of their students were developmentally or behaviorally delayed.
Planting in Richmond, VA, through City Reach Network, the Danks have truly taken on City Reach's motto of "Reaching the ONE." They seek to be a church that exists on the fringes and in the margins, acting as gatekeepers to the ones who are marginalized and far from God. They will also be launching Hope Homes for youth who age out of the foster care system to help stop the homelessness, incarceration, and drug abuse that plague foster youth when they turn 18 and have no place to call home.
Dave, Catharine, and Lily are so honored and excited to be a part of this historic and world changing event! They are believing that the Lord will bless and multiply all the C32 Churches.