Ben Bartoli

Ben BartoliAfter serving for several years as a deacon's assistant, Ben Bartoli has been ordained as a deacon with Hope Church.







Bob Bushinski

Bob BushinskiBob Bushinski is an ordained deacon at Hope Church.









Scott Lindemuth

Scott LindemuthScott Lindemuth is an ordained deacon at Hope Church and has served faithfully for many years. He attends Hope with his wife, Kelly, and their two children, Jasmine and Asia. Scott is also in charge of the sound team at Hope.





Mike Nicholas

Mike NicholasMichael Nicholas grew up in Bucks County PA and was raised in the Roman Catholic Church from birth. He attended Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and obtained a B.S. Degree in Geology, after which he worked for environmental engineering firms. Michael now works in the social services field as a patient advocate at a State Hospital and is presently a Deacon at Hope Church. He came to faith in Christ later in life at the age of 46 in 2008 during which time he was attending a bible study held by Pastor Steve Wilson at Hope Church. He subsequently started attending Hope and became a member in 2011 and was installed as a Deacon in 2014. Michael has extended family in the Easton PA area and a sister living in Mansfield PA. His desire is to see the gospel spread throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne and surrounding counties through personal and church outreach.

Bob Sederovitz

Bob SederovitzBob Sederovitz is an ordained deacon at Hope Church.









Deacon's Asisstants

Sue Bartoli

Sue BartoliSue BartoliSue Bartoli grew up in Jacksonville, Florida where she graduated from Andrew Jackson High School. She held several jobs as a clerk and typist for various insurance companies and a state bank. Sue married Ben Bartoli and lived in New Jersey for several years where she was active in the Police Athletic League. Upon moving to Pennsylvania, she took and EMS course through the Red Cross and also served with the school lunch program for the Neil Armstrong and Nicholas Murray elementary schools in Scranton. She is currently employed by Marywood University where she has worked for 21 years and she has take classes in Business and Psychology. Her hobbies include photography and gardening although she has always been fascinated by Bible history.

Karyn Levers

Karyn LeversKaryn LeversKaryn Levers is a deacon's assistant at Hope Church.










In Memorium

Martin Leach

Martin Leach

Martin Leach grew up in a small town in north central PA in a large family(4 brothers and a twin sister). He was brought up in the Lutheran church but came to know Christ through reading the Bible and the witness(via letters) of his sister-in-law's sister while he was serving in the Army in Germany in 1974. He attended Baptist Bible College from 1975 to 1977 and received an A.A. degree and met his future wife, Joy. They were married on June 24, 1978 and continued to live and work in the Clarks Summit area. From 1982-86 he attended Marywood College and obtained his B.A. and M.S. degrees in clinical psychology. At the same time he joined the Army Reserves and was serving as a chaplain's assistant when his unit was activated for Desert Storm and deployed to Saudia Arabia. A year after that he transferred to the Air Force Reserves and later retired from military service in 2001 with 21 years of service. Over the years he has served in churches in a variety of capacities including deacon. He and his wife were among the founding members of Hope Church and he was ordained a deacon a few years ago. Martin served faithfully as a deacon with Hope Church for many years and has been greatly missed since he has gone home to the Lord.