Pastors & Staff

We would love to meet you in person 

Church of New Hope welcomes you and invites you to join us. We are available to answer any questions you may have. Meet us at church!

 So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves, because you had become very dear to us, 1 Thessalonians 2:8. 

Pastors @ Church of New Hope 

Hector Gonzales, Sr. Pastor 

Pastor Hector had been serving in ministry for 20 years when God called him and a small group of church family to start Church of New Hope. Pastor Hector loves  people! 

John Woolard Asst. Pastor

Pastor John has been in ministry for 8 years and is currently a student at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary . He has served in a variety of church ministry settings.

Meet Our Leaders 

Fidel Palomo

Men's Ministry Leader
Fidel Palomo is a lover of Jesus! He is also our certified Anger Management teacher. He is a single father, committed follower of Christ, and passionate about seeing men grow in their faith.   

Anthony Costello

Young Adults Leader
Bible College Director
Anthony Costello  holds two Master's degrees from Talbot School of Theology and loves to see God's people strengthened in their faith.   

Anthony & Lydia Murphy

Singles Ministry Leader 
Anthony & Lydia spent years in Single's ministry and have a heart for single Christians. They are newly married and love showing people how to make Jesus the center of life. 

Jose Serrano

Sound & Media
Jose Serrono is newly married to his bride, Jessica. They are both committed to serving the sound needs of Church of New Hope.

Georgina Izarrazar

Womens Ministry Leader of “More precious than Ruby’s” ministry
Like many women, Georgina wears many hats at Church of New Hope and possesses many talents as well. She is an enormous blessing to Church of New Hope and is passionate for women's ministry. She has served in ministry for over 20 years and is an example to younger women in the faith. 

rita Guterize

Women's Leader/ Womens Bible Study Teacher 
Rita is a woman of God. She is faithful, committed, wise, and loves the Word of God. She is not moved or shaken by anything in her life because her life belongs to the LORD. She has been teaching women's bible study at her house for over 20 years and loves to minister to women. 

Christine Bulahan

Womens Leadership 
Christine has the gifts of helps and uses all her gifts and talents to bless Church of New Hope.   She is a role model and devout woman of God.

Veronica Torrez

Prayer Warrior
If you want a listening ear or a loving hug, Veronica is the lady. She is mighty in prayer and lover of God, and she will pray for you with the fervent prayers that see results. She is a committed and faithful servent of Jesus Christ.

Meet the Youth Ministry Team 

Ernesto Pimentel 

Jr./ High School Ministry 

Ernesto loves ministering to our teenage students and has just graduated from college. He is passionate for Jesus and determined to walk with our young people as they grow in the faith.

Blanca Shanchez

Diana Gonzales 

Childrens Ministry 

Childrens Ministry pre-teen 

Blanca brings her experience as a preschool teacher to bless and grow our little ones. She has a sweet, sensitive spirit, and is attentive to the needs of the kids in her class.

Diana Loves Jesus with all her heart. She lives to do His will and serve him with everything. She loves all her stduents and especially loves teaching them how to answer onbjections to their faith. 

Meet Our Worship Team 

Randy Lafaret 

Randy has been serving the LORD in worship ministry for over 10 years. He loves to lead the saints into worship, knowing that GOd inhabits the praises of His people


Patrick is a worship of God and how can he not be God saved him is a mighty awesome way and those who are forgiven of Much love much and his love for the LOrd is evedent as he leads 

Alivia Woolard 

Aliva has been singing and taking voice lessons for a couple of years now she wanted to do somthing that she can bless the LORD nad this gift is differntly all about him for him so blessed to see her using what Jesus gave her for his Glory

Ethan Woolard 

Years of Lessons finally this yound lover of Jesus will use his gifts for Jesus
Ethan is only 10 but Loves the LORD with all his might and choses to give him praise and glory thourgh music.