Pastors & Staff

Meet The Team

Thom Braun

Lead Pastor
A gifted communicator, Pastor Thom has a unique ability to teach the ways and words of God with passion and authenticity. He has dedicated his life to creating a church environment that equips and launches perpetual generations for radical service to Christ. 

Nathan Braun

Associate Pastor
If you are new to our church Nathan is likely one of the first people you’ll meet, as he makes it a personal mission to ensure every person who walks through the door is welcomed and feels at home. 

Jay Werner

Associate Pastor
Jay oversees our Discipleship ministries here at New Hope. Passionate about discipleship, He is ready to help you get connected with a life group and offer resource as you go deeper in your walk with Christ.

Tovi Delport

Worship Pastor
Tovi has been leading worship since the age of 16. He has led many worship teams all over his home country, South-Africa. Worship is his greatest passion and he works tirelessly to help prepare and lead us in worship.

Shirley Parent

During the week you’ll find Shirley and her Admin Team taking care of phones, emails, rentals, and a ton of behind the scenes things that keep us connected to each other and our community.

Matt Keith

Director of Digital, Intellectual and Physical Property
You’ll find Matt wondering the halls at New Hope looking for the next project to be completed or working with our wonderful volunteers in various ministries. 

Terra Keith

Terra works to make sure that our resources are ready to invest in Kingdom work. You'll find her crunching numbers and keeping us all on track.

Dan Middlemiss

Director of Next Gen. Ministries
Dan is passionate about seeing lost sons and daughters come home. As such he spends much of his time reaching out and discipling young adults and supporting our Youth ministry.

Sarah Braun

Director of Christian Education
Always on the move, Sarah is passionate about theology and education. She works tirelessly to bring the truth of God's word to our youth and children's ministry in a way that they can practically use everyday. 

Lisa Osborne

Assistant to Director of Christian Education
Lisa works along side Sarah to make sure that our children and Jr. Youth ministry leaders are prepared and ready to share the gospel with every child that comes through our door.