PASTORAL TEAM

  • DARRELL HAMMONS LEAD PASTOR

    Darrell joined the New Hope staff in April of 2006 as Associate Pastor/Youth. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Clear Creek Baptist Bible College in Kentucky and His Masters of Religious Education from Liberty University. Darrell has served in full time ministry since 1994 in churches in Kentucky, Virginia and now back in his home state of Ohio. He is married to his high school sweet heart, Cheryl, and they have two children (Nick and Kelsey) and seven grandchildren. In his free time he loves to be with his family, doing projects around the house and traveling as much as possible.

  • CHRIS SAMMOND CONNECTIONS PASTOR

    Chris has been in the ministry since January 1997 and joined the New Hope staff in July 2011. He has served churches in Tennessee, Georgia and Ohio. He is married to Erika, and together they are the proud parents of Tony, Noah and Chloe. Chris holds a doctorate degree in worship theology, a masters in education and a bachelors in contemporary music studies. In his spare time, he enjoys cruises with Erika, writing an '80s pop music blog and boxing. Chris' passion is to connect people to God through music, to the local church through assimilation, to each other through groups, and to the community and world through outreach and missions.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

  • TARA TRETT

    FIRST IMPRESSIONS DIRECTOR

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  • AMY LIGHT PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR

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  • BRUCE JONES

    SUNDAY SCHOOL GROUPS DIRECTOR

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