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Mike Addison
Lead Pastor

Pastor Mike’s greatest calling is being a husband and a father.  When he’s not doing that, Pastor Mike is a gifted pastor, speaker, evangelist, leadership consultant, and business administrator.  Pastor Mike has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of the Cumberlands and is currently working on his MBA at the Hutton School of Business.  Though he is a proud resident of the State of Kentucky, he bleeds orange!  Go Vols!!!

Paula Farmer
Senior Pastor

Angel Stevens
Worship Leader

Angel Stevens is a charter member here at New Hope and has always been a part of our music department. This experience paved the way for her to be our worship leader in 2010. Angel has worked in the local school system for 12 years as a Mental Health Counselor.  She earned her Masters Degree from Lincoln Memorial University in Human Services and Community Agencies.  She has a supportive husband Chad and 3 precious children, Cole, Anabella, and Benjamin. Quick fact...she received a scholarship to LMU for choir...little did she know she would be leading a choir into worship one day!

Joe Kersey
Assistant Worship Leader

Cheryl Gibson
Finance Officer

Ben Gabbard

Jacob Moore
Pastors Aid

Amy Gatliff
Administrative Assistant

Amy is a volunteer at the church and helps with administrative duties and Sunday School teaching.  She is married and enjoys being a stay-at-home mother to her three children.  Amy is also a local author with her first book being titled "The Power to Never Give Up."  She is working on future books and hoping to have them released in the near future.  Amy has volunteered in several capacities such as visiting patients in the nursing home, serving at the Homeless Shelter, and being a mentor mom for the local MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) organization.  Her passion is encouraging others and seeing them reach their highest potential in Christ.