Dan Schmitz

I’ve worked with refugees and immigrants in Oakland for nearly 25 years. I was one of the first to join New Hope and am currently its lead pastor. Besides pastoring the church, I am also involved in community...

Dominique Gilliard

Dominique DuBois Gilliard is married to Danaís and they have a son, Turé. Dominique is originally from the metro Atlanta area. He comes to New Hope with a wealth of experience ministering in urban, mult-iethnic contexts...

Kara Groth

After growing up in San Diego, I went to college at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Two months after graduating, I moved across the country to Baltimore, Maryland to work with families in an urban, African American church...

Albert Olson Hong

Born and raised in the Bay Area, I came to Oakland out of a desire to respond to God’s love for the poor. After serving as Director of Youth Programs for Harbor House Ministries, I spent a month at a monastery...