David Lewis began as the intentional interim minister of Niagara United Mennonite Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Sept. 4, 2016. Lewis has a bachelor of theology degree from Canadian Bible College (now Ambrose University) and has also completed several courses at Canadian Theological Seminary and Tyndale Seminary. He is certified in leadership coaching and is trained as a transitional coach. Lewis has served in pastoral and denominational leadership roles in Canada, as well as an international posting in Warsaw, Poland. For the past 10 years, he has been serving in transitional ministry, assisting churches that are in between pastors. Outside of congregational ministry he has served on numerous educational and humanitarian boards, most recently completing a six-year stint on the Food for the Hungry Canada board, three of them in the role of chair.