Pastor Gene and his wife Diane have been married since 1979. They have 3 children and 11 grandchildren. Pastor Gene is a graduate from Mid-Western Baptist Theological Seminary and is an accomplished and energetic Preacher/Teacher. He is an accomplished writer of Bible studies challenging the believer to venture into deeper waters. He firmly believes that the mission of the church is to Seek the Lost, Disciple the Rescued, Protect the Family, Be Unafraid of the Truth, Glorify the Father and Prepare for the Return. Come and visit with us and be challenged to discover the journey that God has for you.
Director of Worship Arts & Family Ministries
Denise Pass has been a part of worship ministry for 30 years and is a speaker with Compassion International. She is an author, Bible teacher, worship leader, podcaster, and CCM Artist/Songwriter with her ministry, Seeing Deep Ministries, where readers see deep in a shallow world. A writer for Proverbs 31 Ministries' First 5 app, Denise has a passion to cultivate a devotional life in others and has a daily Bible reading plan broadcast to help viewers apply Scripture to their lives. With four of her children finished with college, Denise has an MA in Biblical Exposition from Liberty University. A homeschool mom for 23 years, Denise and her husband enjoy family time and traveling.
Director of Student Ministries
Abigail holds a degree in Christian Elementary Education from Veritas Bible College and has served as a Director of a Christian student camp, as a Christian camp counselor, and an administrator and teacher in children's ministry. Abigail has a heart to disciple children and helps to lead the youth and all student programs here at Good Hope. She is excited to be bringing the AWANA program to Good Hope this fall. When she isn't leading children, she and her husband Mason are serving on the worship team or enjoying time with family and friends.
Junior and Senior High Discipleship
Drew comes from a family of youth ministers. His love for the developing of leadership skills in teenagers is evident in his leadership of youth.
Director of Finance
Melinda holds a masters degree in accounting and works for the University of Mary Washington. Melinda and her husband Eugene serve on the worship team together and have three children.
Director of Facilities
Larry has been a member of Good Hope for over 35 years. He knows every nook and cranny of our buildings.
Information Technology Manager
Sam loves to create and share ideas with the world. Through his talents and skills he likes to help people accomplish their goals. Sam is fascinated with all things digital design from websites all the way to a design on a water bottle.