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Our Dedicated Staff


Congregational Care Pastor

David Pletincks

Pastor David has served at Hope since 2001, retiring as Pastor in 2017. He continues on staff serving in visitation and care ministries. He and his wife, Alice, served at Nyack College for 18 years and in pastorates in New York, Ohio, Maryland and Pennsylvania. They have two children and three grandchildren.

Senior Pastor

Dean Lancaster

Pastor Dean is originally from Augusta, GA and has served churches in Connecticut, South Carolina, and Ohio before coming to Hope in 2018. He and his wife, Faith, married in 1994 and have three children.


Ministry Intern

Willem Antonio Duiker

Willem Antonio was raised in State College, PA where his father serves on the faculty at Penn State University. After spending his last two years of High School in Spain, Willem Antonio attends on-line at Crown College while serving as the ministry intern here at Hope.


Spiritual Life Coordinator

Jamie Rodriguez

Jamie began his duties as Spiritual Life Coordinator in 2023 having spent many years as a professional in the automotive industry.  He has a passion to encourage others to follow Jesus in their daily lives.  Jamie is married to Jan and is the father of one daughter, Macie.


Office Manager

Saralyn Duarte

Saralyn began her duties as secretary in 2005 while also helping her husband Leo in the Youth Ministry of Hope Church. She now serves as the Children’s Ministry Director in addition to her job as Office Manager. She and her husband Leo, have been married since 1986 and have two married children.


Church Secretary

Helen Ostrander

Helen began her duties as secretary in 2022 and has been at Hope since 2002, following her retirement. She and her husband Gene raised their family in Michigan before retiring to Florida in 1995. They have two married sons, five grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.

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