Staff & Leadership

We have a passion for people, our city and our world. Our culture and leadership is characterized by worship, the love of God, and a genuine call to ministry. These core values have been shaped by our rich history of great co-workers and energy; always pressing forward in our call to love God and love others.

  • Andy Shanholtz Lead Pastor

    andy.shanholtz@hopechurchalive.org

    Andy became our Lead Pastor in January 2016. He brings much energy and passion in bringing health and wholeness to the Church. His life mission is helping people reach their full potential in Christ. He shows value and makes everyone feel valuable in Christ. His preaching and teaching is practical while challenging along with a contagious sense of humor. He enjoys reading and traveling with his wife, Jean. They have one daughter, Courtney married to Nick Kartes and three amazing granddaughters, Nevaeh, Aliyah and Braylen.

  • Jed Manders Associate Pastor

    jed.Manders@hopechurchalive.org

    How has God been at work in your life? If you run into Jed, you might be prompted with this very question. He's relational, funny, and always challenging people to grow in a deeper walk with Christ. Jed joined Hope Church in 2014 as a Staff Pastor, focusing on small group ministry, assimilation, and counseling. In his free time, Jed enjoys time with his wife, Dawn, and three daughters: Joselyn, Jillian, and Jadia. They love many things outdoors including boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, and bike riding. God's creation is absolutely amazing!

  • Jesse Eells Staff  Pastor

    jesse.eells@hopechurchalive.org

    Jesse came on staff in 2001 and serves as a staff pastor over our Family and Children's ministries. He has a passion for helping people connect with the love of Christ and the truth of God's Word through the visual arts. When he's not writing a puppet script for Family Night, producing a video or working with the arts department on the next stage design, you'll find him spending time with his amazing wife and kids. Jesse and his wife Shona have three kids- Micah, Levi, and Ava. They love adventurous bike rides together as well as occasionally getting out to do some rock climbing. 

  • Trenton Genke Director of Worship & Media Arts

    trenton.genke@hopechurchalive.org

    Trenton is very excited to be apart of the Hope family! He loves leading worship and helping develop musical and leadership talents in others. His mission is to honor God by creating a culture of excellence in worship throughout the church. He loves spending time with his wife, Kristen. They enjoy playing music, visiting new places, watching Packer’s games and just relaxing together.

  • Bo Perkins

    Student ministry Director

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  • Kim Wilda

    Office Administrator

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  • Lisa Honkanen

    Adult Ministries

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  • Kelly Stroess

    Children's Ministry coordinator

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  • Jacki Rocklewitz

    Administration

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  • Renae Oetting

    Finance Secretary


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  • Bo Minarik

    Building and Grounds Manager

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  • Ray Otto

    Custodian

    and Stage Design

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Elder Board

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  • Scott Voskuil Chairman

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  • Jim Gesell

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  • Ollie Larson

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  • David Portmann

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  • Andy Shanholtz

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  • Gary Siegfried

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  • Steve Ford

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