Matt Rice serves as the Pastor of Care and Connections at Northwest Community Church in Cary, NC. He grew up in South Windsor, Connecticut. He graduated from Gardner-Webb University in 1994 and from Southeastern Seminary in 1999 (MDIV/CE) and 2005 (DMIN in Evangelism). He married Dana Rice in 1996 and they have 4 kids – Andrew (13), Mollie (12), Luke (10), and Jake (9). Dana graduated from UNC with a Pharmacy degree and works at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The Rice’s love walks in the woods, jumping creeks, and going to UNC games.