Doug is the founding Pastor of Connection Church. He has been married to Dana for 22 years and together they are raising two kids, Benjamin and Adyson.
The Hixson's moved to Spearfish in 2010 to begin the work of planting this church. Doug has 25+ years in the ministry serving as Pastor, Youth Pastor, Children’s Pastor and Missions Pastor. At his side, Dana has been a great strength to their ministry. Her love for people, missions and discipleship has allowed their ministry to be successful and well-rounded. Her beautiful voice matches her Godly spirit and her desire to serve the Lord.