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Our Dedicated Staff

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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.


Church Secretary

Saralyn Duarte

Saralyn began her duties as secretary in 2005 and also 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 children.

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.

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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.

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Church Secretary

Helen Ostrander

Helen began her duties as secretary in 2022 and has been at Hope since 2002. She and her husband Gene raised their family in Michigan before retiring to Florida in 1995. They have two children and three grandchildren.

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