Thanks for visiting newhope church, a warm and friendly Christian church in Durham!

We are excited that you found us, a bible-based Christian Church in Durham, NC. As one of the fastest growing diverse churches in the southeast, newhope has been sharing hope and spreading the Gospel in amazing ways. We have been truly blessed with our growth and expansion and pray God will continue to show His favor on our community of faith. We would love to have you join us for one of our contemporary church services. Our Worship Leaders, Staff and Volunteers will help provide a great experience for you and your family.

As you navigate our website, you will find helpful resources and information intended to connect you with our church family. Here at newhope we are extremely welcoming to all guests and look forward to meeting you!. We’re like a big family who truly loves growing in relationship with Christ and with each other! We dream of a place where Believers and Non-Christians can gather to engage in compelling worship; a place that inspires everyone to seek God’s plan for their life!

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have or if you would like more information about our contemporary Christian church in Durham, NC. newhope is rapidly expanding and we cannot wait to meet you!

We are one church in multiple locations!

Worship Celebrations

Sundays
8:45 am
10:45 am

Contact

(919) 206-HOPE (4673)

STUDENT MINISTRY

Middle School Ministry (MSM) is currently meeting on Sundays at 8:45 am at the Durham Campus.
High School Ministry (HSM) is currently meeting on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at the Durham Campus.

Meet the Staff

Executive Leadership Team

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Dr. Benji Kelley

Founding and Senior Pastor
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George Franco

Executive Pastor
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Amy Lynn Kelley

Executive Director of HOPE Missions and Extension Ministries
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Fran Helpingstine

Executive Director of Operations, Finance and Marketing
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Derek Mull

Executive Director of Campus Growth & Development
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Dave Bookhout

Executive Director of Creative Arts & Worship

Worship Arts Ministry

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Brian Fuller

Worship Arts
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Dave Bookhout

Creative Productions
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Jesse Henning

Worship Media Arts
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Cody Pyper

Worship Media Arts
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Corey Ward

Worship Leader
Brian-Wahl

Brian Wahl

Worship Leader
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Stevie Benz

Creative Productions
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Austin Spence

Creative Productions
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Johnell Bright

Creative Productions

Children’s Ministry Team

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Anthony Prince

Family Ministries
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Brandi Kirkland

hopetown Children's Ministry
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Kathy Beaulieu

hopetown Children's Ministry

Abbey Ferguson

hopetown Children's Ministry
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Grant DeBerry

hopetown Safety Officer

Student Ministries Team

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Joe Bergeron

Student Ministry

Connections Team

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Ryan Hayward

Connections

First Contact Team

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Tara Franco

First Contact
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Jackie Breeze

Hospitality

Abbi Tenaglia

Higher Grounds Cafe

Administrative, Finance, and Operations Team

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Lisa Seaton

Executive Assistant
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Sara Salmen

Executive Assistant
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Tracy Crosby

Global Administration
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Ashley Henkle

Administration
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Robert Dannenberg

Administration
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Erica Whitfield

Finance
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Jimmie Whitfield

Finance & HR
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Bonnie Berry

Finance Support
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Gary Farmer

Facilities
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Terry Hardee

Facilities
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Carmen Davis

Facilities
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Jennie Stein

Administration
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Adrienne Barnhart

Missions Administration

Ministry Residency Program

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Margaux Jurgensen

Resident
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Jena Jolley

Resident
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Hannah Chandler

Resident
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Anasthesia O'Brien

Resident

Coffeehouse Campus

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Joe Bergeron

Campus Pastor
Brian-Wahl

Brian Wahl

Worship Leader

Garner Campus

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Derek Mull

Campus Pastor
John-Maguire

John Maguire

Worship Leader
PAM WATSON Updated

Pam Watson

hopetown Children's Ministry
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Dustin Harrell

Creative Productions

Hillsborough Campus

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Chris Peltz

Campus Pastor
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Bryce Sheehan

Worship Leader
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Jordan Ledwell

Family Ministry

Internet Campus

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Johnell Bright

iCampus Director

Kenya Campus

Joshua-Azikiwe

Joshua Azikiwe

Thika Campus Pastor
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Gloria Azikiwe

Thika Campus Pastor
Dan-Biu

Dan Biu

Worship Leader
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Arthur Busu

Student Ministry
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Peris Miricho

hopetown Children’s Ministry
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Lucy Kagendo

Administration/Finance
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Peter Mwangi

Kiganjo Campus Pastor
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Susan Mwangi

Kiganjo Campus Pastor
Paul-Malombe

Paul Malombe

Worship Leader
Dennis-Wambugu

Denis Wambugu

Student Ministry
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Moses Masika

Street Hope/Campus Development
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Ruth Masika

Street Hope/Campus Development

North Durham Campus

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Jeremy White

Campus Pastor
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Bradford Mitchell

Worship Leader
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Madison Wilkins

hopetown Children's Ministry

North Raleigh Campus

BRIAN WILSON Updated

Brian Wilson

Campus Pastor

Sanford Campus

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Trent Shoemake

Campus Pastor
Josh-Conklin

Josh Conklin

Worship Leader
SHAWN SANGER Updated

Shawn Sanger

Family Ministries

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