New Hope Lutheran Church was founded in 1984. We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the largest Lutheran denomination in the United States. We are also part of the local Delaware - Maryland Synod, a group of ELCA congregations that work together to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with their communities and the world.
Pastor: Ginny Price
Pastor Ginny Price began her ministry at New Hope on Dec. 1, 2013. A graduate of Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary and ordained in 1989 Pastor Ginny has served in a variety of settings, including both rural and small town, as well as serving as Assistant to the Bishop for the Delaware/Maryland synod and most recently as Director of Admissions and Coordinator of Spiritual Formation at Gettysburg Seminary. She has a deep passion for the church’s ministry of forgiveness and reconciliation and helping create space for all to feel welcome within the church. Pastor Ginny's email address is Ginny@NewHopeLutheran.org
Deacon: Cindy Ranker
Cindy Ranker has been at New Hope for over five years. She has an M.A.M.S. degree from Gettysburg Seminary and was consecrated as a Diaconal Minister in February of 2008. Cindy's email address is Cindy@NewHopeLutheran.org
Director of Music: David Fanning
David's email address is David@newhopelutheran.org
Organist: Sue Pumplin
Sue Pumplin has been the organist at New Hope for over 20 years. Sue's email address is Sue@NewHopeLutheran.org
Youth Director & Parish Administrator: Noah O'Ryan
Noah's email address is Noah@NewHopeLutheran.org.
Sexton: Frances Clifton
Frances Clifton has been the Sexton at New Hope for 19 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve the congregation in any way she can and has enjoyed all the pastors with whom she has worked.