Our Staff

PASTOR LARRY TEN HAKEN, Interim Minister, began in November 2018.  Pastor Larry previously served as senior pastor at New Hope from 1991-2006, retiring from full-time ministry in 2006.  We welcome Pastor Larry as he joins us once again in a modified interim pastor position.  He will be preaching most Sundays and oversee our Consistory as they meet each month.

Barb Fraaza, Christian Education Director
Barb Fraaza is a lifelong member of New Hope Community Church. She joined the staff of New Hope in 2004, and serves as the Christian Education Director. She and her husband, Kel, are blessed with their three grown children and their families. In her free time, she enjoys reading, camping, and participating in outdoor activities with their growing family.

Lori Miller, Ministry Secretary
Lori Miller joined the New Hope staff as Ministry Secretary in 1986. God has blessed her and husband Mark with two grown sons, a wonderful daughter-in-law, and two fun-loving grandsons. In her free time, Lori enjoys volunteering at church, gardening, writing and spending time with family.


Maria Doepke, Worship Coordinator – Maria Doepke joined the New Hope Staff as Worship Coordinator in September 2013.  Maria is a lifelong member of New Hope Community Church.  She attended Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa and graduated with a degree in Business Administration.  Maria and her husband, Jason, are blessed with three wonderful children.   Maria homeschools her children and enjoys attending their various extracurricular activities.  In her free time she enjoys singing, baking, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Jackie & Eugene Geurink serve as our church custodians. They serve the Lord with generous servant-hearts keeping our building in God-honoring condition. Eugene & Jackie’s family includes three grown sons and their families.  In their free time the Geurinks enjoy time with family and attending grandchildren’s sporting and school events.