We have teaching elders and ruling elders at New Hope Presbyterian Church. Our pastors are teaching elders and are trained in theology, while our ruling elders are elected to provide prayer and leadership for our church.

Class of 2020

David Carpenter
Bill Enslen
Art Hunkins
Pat Mehaffie
Signe Pagel

Clerk of Session: Art Hunkins
Treasurer: Chuck Knox

Class of 2021

Bill Ashton
Al Frees
Randy Hincks
Jeannie Martin

Class of 2022

Steve Boutelle

Sheldon Church

Jackie Elliott

Sean Ellis

Jerry Franz

Ken Seim


Richard Grosse, Class of 2020
Dan Miller, Class of 2021

Jason Harre, Class of 2022


“This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of God’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.” (2 Corinthians 9:12)


Deacons are commissioned from among Christ’s followers to organize the ministry of compassion within our church family. We welcome your notification of those who may benefit from our various ministries, as well as your suggestions for future ministries of service for our members.


If you have questions, please email dougkeno2515@gmail.com

Class of 2020

Al Cason
Doug Keno
Lynn Moll
Kathy Orkowski
Sandra Raak
Jill Ritterbusch

Class of 2021

Jan Zylstra
Marlys Norve
Chris Glatz
Sue Bova
Mindy Rutherford
Stephen McKinnon
Candy Engelman

Class of 2022

Chris Bundschu

David Childs

Judy Clarke

Linda Daniels

Mark Dillehay

Pam LaRiviere

Karen Pultz

Emily Reese

Al Staffon


As a service to our New Hope family, we provide the official minutes from each session meeting. You may view and download the minutes from each meeting below. To request minutes from previous meetings, please contact Brad Starner at brad@newhopefortmyers.org.


07.28.2020: Stated Session Meeting

06.23.2020: Stated Session Meeting

05.26.2020: Stated Session Meeting

04.22.2020: Special Session Meeting

04.17.2020: Stated Session Meeting

02.25.2020: Stated Session Meeting

01.28.2020: Stated Session Meeting


12.29.2019: Called Congregational Meeting

11.26.2019: Stated Session Meeting

10.22.2019: Stated Session Meeting
09.24.2019: Stated Session Meeting
09.22.2019: Called Congregational Meeting

08.27.2019: Stated Session Meeting​​​​​​​