David Steede II
Pastor David D. W. Steede II was born in 1975 at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Paget, Bermuda to David and Dianne Steede. His first home was on Hillview Estates, however, at the age of four, he moved to White's Island where he remained till leaving for College.
Pastor Steede has been in Seventh-day Adventist Christian education all of his life. He began at Tollerton's Nursery and then moved on to Bermuda Institute of Seventh-day Adventists where he completed grades K-12 (Class of ‘93). While at Bermuda Institute, Pastor Steede was involved in many extra-curricular activities, such as band and steel band. At the same time, he was a member of the Bermuda Regiment band, a member of the singing group "In His Image", a member of the North Village Red Devils football team, Bermuda Table Tennis League, and Pathfinders, as well as working for Four Star Pizza and Shell Gas Station.
Upon graduation, Pastor Steede went to Oakwood University (College), where he completed a Bachelor of Arts in Ministerial Theology. While at Oakwood he became a manager of the cafeteria, then run by Marriott. He also met his wife, RáShall Steede during that time, and from their union, they have two children, David III, and Summer.
After graduation, Pastor Steede was sponsored to the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University, where he completed a Masters of Divinity, with an emphasis in Preaching. He is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership from the same school.
Pastor Steede currently serves as pastor of the Hamilton Seventh-day Adventist Church and the speaker/director for Rock Solid. He has served as the Stewardship Director, Reclamation and Retention Director, and now since January 2018 as the Youth Director.
His hobbies include preaching, reading, praying, golf, table tennis, swimming, and Words with Friends. His favorite texts are Psalm 20:7 and Ecclesiastes 10:19 and his favorite hymn: Amazing Grace.
Motto: God has given a specific message to a specific people, of which I am a prayer-conditioned preacher and proclaimer; a message that is apropos for this specific Apocalyptic and Laodicean age, concerning the imminent and specific return of the Man, we call Jesus!