Leadership

Pastor

Matthew Everhart

Matt has been in ministry since 2005 and has been pastor at Hope Fellowship since 2021. His wife Amanda serves in the Kids' Ministry. Matt and Amanda have 3 children, Aiden, Jim, and Riley. They have a heart for the church and desire that our community is reached for Christ through the ministry of Hope Fellowship.

Elders on Session

Dave Peterson

Dave and his wife Sara have been members of Hope Fellowship since 2018. They have four children--Owen, Emma, Liam, and Jacob. Dave and Sara serve in a range of ministries at Hope Fellowship, and you will often find them on stage leading music.

Penny Howerton

Penny and her husband Dennis have been members at Hope since 2018. A retired educator, Penny helps lead our community outreach ministries, as well as working with the Kids' and Music Ministries. Penny and Dennis have a son, Andrew.

Phil Talley

Phil and his wife Lisa are founding members and have both served as Ruling Elders since Hope Fellowship launched in 2007. They have one son Daniel (married to Dena), and three granchildren--Annika, Kate, and Luke. Phil and Lisa both have a passion for evangelism and discipleship and serve in a variety of capacities at Hope.