Pastor Neil and Kelli have been married for 40 years. As God would have it, being opposites, makes them a great team! They have two grown children, which they homeschooled, and five grandchildren. Music has always been a part of both of their lives, and before planting New Hope, they had a full time traveling music ministry that encouraged other families towards God, unity and purpose.
Kelli has a gift for seeing the potential in others. Her passion is to help others grow to be all they can be. As the Discipleship Team leader, she looks for every opportunity to educate others, both young and old, in the truths of scripture, and strengthen them be able to reach their full potential then lead others to do the same.
New Hope Pantry utilizes her organization and managerial skills. She manages the volunteers, shoppers, and food deliveries and donations, while Neil manages the fleet and the daily, direct store pick up of food from ten to fifteen different retail stores, farms and warehouse locations.