Michael Postell has been serving as New Hope Baptist Church's Senior Pastor. He is married to his wife Anna, and they have three children, Lydia, Seth, and Claire. Pastor Michael is currently attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX pursuing his doctorate, after previously receiving his Masters of Divinity in 2007 from SWBTS. In addition to giving our sermon on Sunday mornings, Pastor Michael leads our Bible study on Wednesday nights, and our home groups on Sunday nights. He also heads up NHBC's ministries to a local community, organizes church wide and personal international missions, and orchestrates our involvement in nearby neighborhoods in Mansfield, TX.
Youth DirectorJeremy Black is serving as New Hope's youth director. He is married to his wife, Caitlin Black, and they have three children together, Jaxon, Story and Kallai. Jeremy leads Wednesday night youth, Sunday School and extra activities with the youth of New Hope. As well as being the youth director he is attending school at Arlington Baptist University where he is getting his bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Biblical Counseling.
Sunday School Director
Kelly Aarons has served as our Sunday School Director for the past three years. He oversees the Sunday school program and seeks to constantly improve it by providing training opportunities for the teachers, acquiring curriculum, ensuring the quality of every class, and placing teachers with the right class for them. Kelly and his wife Angela have two daughters, Haley and Stacey, and two grandchildren, Ashton and Jude.
Valerie Caprio has served as New Hope BC's nursery coordinator for
the past year. She provides quality control for our nursery practices,
organizes worker schedules, recruits and approves workers, and ensures
the overall excellence of our program. Valerie is married to Vince, and
they have four children, Anthony, Joey, Carolena, and Robby.
Church Custodian and Keeper of Grounds
Alvin Ivy has served as our custodian for the past three years, and is also a church deacon. He is married to his wife Josie. Brother Al keeps our church clean and beautiful, supervises or performs repairs, and helps plan upgrades to the facility.