Sandy Bentz

Lead Pastor
Pastor Sandy began sharing ministry with the people of Hope in May of 2012. She grew up in Chicago, and has lived in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as Dubuque, Iowa and Central Valley California…
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Renate Jefferson

Council President
As Council President, Renate works with the Church Council (9 elected leaders), Hope’s staff and congregation to be sure the center of Hope’s ministry is always Jesus Christ. Council meetings are held…
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Neil Nevills

Steering Committee Chair
Hope’s Steering Committee reports to the Church Council and is overseeing the details of Hope’s plans to build a new church and preschool. More information and current updates are available at our…
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Jane Osuna

Preschool Director
Jane Osuna has been the director of Hope Children’s Center since it began in July, 1996 and has over 30 years experience in the field of Early Childhood Education.  She’s been married to her high school sweetheart for…
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Shirley J. Lee

Deacon, Children, Youth & Congregational Life
Shirley has a degree in Early Childhood Education and eight years experience as a preschool teacher and director of a church daycare center. She came to Hope in 1987 as a Diaconal Associate…
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Laura Stevens

Church Secretary
Laura provides secretarial services for program staff members and is the initial contact person and source of general information for church members and the general public . She organizes, prepares…
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Jeckie Alcaraz

Finance Minister
Our congregation is entrusted by God with financial and material resources to carry out the work of the church. Jeckie works with the church council, staff and ministry…
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Barbara Meinke

Music Minister Chapel Choir and Handbell Ministry
Barbara directs both our Chapel Choir and handbell Ministry. Both groups warmly accept volunteer musicians to sing or ring for worship and in the…
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Laura Ann Madott

Contemporary Music Director
Laura Ann is an accomplished pianist and organist and has tremendous experience in leading worship as well as directing choirs,…
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Hannah Dixon

Sound Minister
Hannah is a certified Audio Engineer, who has lived in southern California her whole life. Hannah is thrilled to be able to worship here at Hope, while also indulging in her passion for all things Audio and Video!
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