Diana Bridges

ESL Director

Started at Woodland: February 2013

Diana Bridges photo


I’m a native of San Antonio and a graduate of Baylor University and Golden Gate Seminary. I’ve been involved in ministry to students and internationals in California, Mississippi, and Texas. My husband David and I have three young adult children.

Roles at Woodland

I direct ESL at Woodland and also work with spiritual formation groups.


reading and knitting

Favorite Scripture

“And the word became flesh and pitched his tent among us,a and we gazed at his glory; glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.” Jn. 1:14

Worst job you've ever had, and what did you learn from it?

I waited tables at a friend’s Middle Eastern restaurant and was pretty horrible at it. I picked up some wonderful recipes and learned a lot about henna.

What advice would you give to your teenage self?

Just keep swimming.

Are you musical?

I play piano a little and used to play flute. I was in band and choir in both high school and college

What is your favorite board game, card game, or table game?

42 (dominos)

Favorite place to eat in San Antonio

El Chaparral

Do you have any pets?

Three bunnies in a bed

3 rabbits: Peri, Neville, and Freya

two dogs on a chair

2 dogs: Mindy and Sonic

two tortoises outside

2 tortoises: Sam and Rosie