Pastor Pete Morehead planted New Hope and has served as pastor since then. He’s been happily married to Debbie for almost 30 years and is Dad to Grace (married to Dave Huber), Hannah, and Mikayla. He serves as preaching/lead pastor at New Hope.
Pastor David Pane became an elder at New Hope spring 2014. He oversees church finances, church service organization, leads a community group, and also serves by preaching occasionally.
Amanda Cantu has been serving as a deacon since September 2012. She and her beloved husband Rene (also a deacon and elder-in-training) lead New Hope’s Youth Group Ministry. Her gifts in compassion and discernment are a blessing to the youth and the church as a whole. She is also a loving mother to her son Jedediah.
Rene Cantu is a deacon currently serving as the Youth Leader for our High School and Middle School students. He has a passion and a call to serve our church in helping the students at New Hope see the depths of the gospel. He is the husband of Amanda Cantu and father to Jedidiah Cantu.
Miles Hoshide has been serving the church for over 20 years in many different roles. He comes prepared for just about anything, but you can usually find him assisting with the sound and set-up for New Hope’s Sunday gathering. He is a faithful husband and father.
Steve Garcia has served as a deacon since 2014 and heads the Sunday Gathering set-up for the church. You can find him most Sundays hauling around speakers for the music team and making sure everything is secure for our time of worship. Steve, his beautiful wife Becky, and their children have been valued members of New Hope Community Church for many years.
Jason Montez has served as the worship leader for New Hope Community Church since 2011. He seeks to live his life led by the Holy Spirit to skillfully combine biblical truth with music to magnify the worth of God and the redemptive work of Jesus Christ. He’s blessed working with many gifted musicians and singers, who have the same passion for the glory of God’s name. He is married to his beautiful bride Lisa of 23 years and they’ve been blessed with four wonderful adult children.
Maria San Nicolas leads our Women's Ministry. Maria and her husband Charlie have attended New Hope for almost two decades. Her heart is to assist women to love our Savior more and more. The Women's Ministry serves New Hope in many different ways from leading efforts in hospitality to helping the women grow as sisters who serve together and learn from one another. Maria and Charlie have been blessed with seven children whom they love and adore.
Lucy Gross : Coordinator for ages birth-5
Lucy Gross has been faithfully serving in the Nursery Ministry since fall 2012. As the Nursery Coordinator she is responsible for ensuring the safety and care of the little ones God has entrusted in our care. She loves working with children and believes early childhood is the best time to build a God-centered worldview. Lucy is married to her best friend, Alan Gross and is blessed to be a full-time mother of three children.
Debbie Morehead: Coordinator for ages 5-12
Debbie Morehead is the director for New Hope children’s ministry. Second only to God is her love for her husband, Pastor Pete. Her 40 plus years of teaching have included public and private schools, Sunday school and home schooling their three daughters. Not only have she and her husband raised their three biological daughters, but she feels privileged to also care for foster children.