Our Ministry Team

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Pastor Matt and Margot Larson

Matt and Margot Larson have served as lead pastors since May 2007.

Pastor Matt leads New Hope with creative, practical life lessons that are sure to encourage you. Pastor Matt is an effective life coach as well as serving as the Chancellor of SRCA. Pastor Matt serves as Assistant Presbyter in Section 16 of the PenFlorida District Council, as the National Fine Arts Volunteer Coordinator, and Sectional Christian Education Representative.
Matt is an adjunct professor at Southeastern University’s Ft Lauderdale Extension

Margot teaches is a support specialist at a local middle school. Margot also Directs the women ministry at New Hope Church.

Matt and Margot met in junior high at youth camp, and have been married 31 years. They have 2 daughters, 1 son, 1 son-in-law, 1 grandson, and 1 dog1.

You will find Pastor Matt and Margot are available to listen and pray with you when ever you might have a need.
Clara and Erick Colindres are high school sweet hearts.

Clara serves as the Director of Southwest Ranches Christian Academy.

Erick serves on the board. Together they teach Sunday School, help with hospitality and presently serve on the Missions Team.

They have a tremendous heart to serve and Erick has a contagious laugh.
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Erick and Clara Colindres

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Pastor Forest and Lisa Willis

Pastor Forest and Lisa Willis lived in North Carolina before coming to South Florida.

Forest works with homeland security in disaster relief preparedness. He recently retired as a Captain from the Coast Guard.

Forest received his credentials 2 years ago and serves as Men’s Ministry Pastor as well as assisting in prayer ministry.

Lisa is always ready with a big hug. She serves as substitute teacher in SRCA and is always ready to serve and care for others.