Pastor Daniel (Dane) C. Wood Jr. has served as the Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Missions at Grace UMC in Baltimore, MD since July 2018. Licensed as a Local Pastor in the South Carolina Conference in 2014, Dane has previously served as Pastor to Sharon and Smyrna UMCs (2014-2016, 2-point charge) in Abbeville, South Carolina; Shiloh UMC in Somerville, TN (2016-2017); and as Associate Pastor at Collierville UMC in Collierville, TN (2017-2018). Dane is a proud alumni of Clemson University (2009, BA History) and Emory University, Candler School of Theology (2015, M.Div.). He is happily married to Dr. Lara (Megan) Beers Wood (Ph.D. Immunology, Emory) who is currently a Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dane is passionate about missions, history, and learning how the awesome power of God is practical and life changing, every day.