New Hope Baptist Church
Sunday, February 07, 2016
Knowing God and Living His Word


Pastor Richard


Pastor Richard was born and raised in North Carolina. He retired from the Navy in 2001. Since retiring he has served New Hope as Associate Pastor with emphasis on family and youth. He earned his associates degree from Jefferson Community College and his Bachelor’s degree from Liberty University. He and his wife Darlene have three children and seven grandchildren.
Tom & Judi

Tom & Judi Fanning, Seniors Ministry

Tom was born and raised in Georgia.  Tom served in the Army and Navy for 13 years. Tom's wife Judi was born and raised in New Jersey.  Tom and Judi have one child and one grandchild.
Jodi Dewert

jodi dewert, Church Secretary

Jodi was born in NY and raised across the country and abroad. After 13 years in North Carolina she returned to New York with her family. Jodi and her husband John have been married 24 years and have two children.  She has served at New Hope in Youth and Hospitality for over 10 years.
Micah Stoudt


Micah was born in Lowville, NY, and was raised here in Watertown. After graduating from General Brown High School, along with 2 years in the Graphic Design program at BOCES, he attended the Word of Life Bible Institute. Micah spent two years studying there, one year of which he was involved heavily in the music program. He spent two more years traveling full time with the Word Of Life Redemption Team, during which he performed in about 350 concerts. He currently leads worship here at New Hope, and is Pastor Richard's Ministry Assistant. He is currently studying online, and hopes to have his bachelors in Pastoral Ministry by this fall.