Senior Pastor Andrew Hise is a native of Virginia. He is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity and Piedmont Baptist College with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies – Focus in Pastoral Studies. Andrew started at New Hope Friends Church in June 2019. He and his wife, Megan have a son, Ezra and recently became Foster Parents.
Megan Hise came to New Hope in the summer of 2019 with her husband, Andrew and son Ezra. She grew up in Virginia and met her husband Andrew at college in Winston-Salem, NC where she studied Counseling and English. Megan serves as the Administrative Assistant for the church and for Pastor Andrew. She loves being outside with her family exploring in nature and anything involving water.
Hayley Fly has been a member of the New Hope Family since birth. She discovered her love for music at a young age and first sang in the church at the age of 4. Hayley joined the New Hope Choir when she was 13. She enjoyed music in school and was part of the band in middle and high school and in college. In 2019, Hayley felt led to become choir director at New Hope. She plans to continue to use her God given gifts and talents to glorify God through music. Hayley is married to Garrett Fly. She is a full time school nurse at Spring Creek Elementary. She loves animals, the beach, and spending time with her family.
Elaine Edwards has been a member of New Hope Friends Church her entire life. She feels a strong and deep connection with her church Family stemming from the active roles her parents had at New Hope Friends. She was hired as the first Office Secretary for New Hope in 1981 and kept that position until approximately 1998. She then assumed the role of Financial Secretary/Treasurer. Elaine is responsible for all Accounting functions, assists church committees with budgetary planning and works closely with the Finance Committee, Office Secretary and Pastors. Elaine has also been the church Pianist for the Youth and later the Adult choir since age 16. She has a great love for music and considers it one of the foundations upon which New Hope Friends stands. Elaine is married to Virgil Edwards. They have two wonderful children, a son Justin and a daughter, Shelley.
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