Church Staff

  • Brandon Williams

    Lead Pastor

    Brandon came to Hope Community as Lead Pastor in 2009. He is married to Bethany and they have two boys, Camden and Corban. As Lead Pastor, Brandon is responsible for casting the vision and direction that God has given for our church and community. He does this primarily by leading the staff and church board, teaching, and equipping others to follow and serve God in their unique way.


  • Jeremy England

    East Toledo Campus Pastor

    Jeremy joined the Hope family the Fall of 2014 to help lead music for our East Toledo Campus. This Summer, he transistioned into the role of East Toledo Campus pastor. He is married to Karleen and they have amazing kids named Eleanor and Ezra. Jeremy studied music at Bowling Green State University (Go Falcons!) and loves anything Orange and Brown. 

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  • Amanda Ballmer

    Youth Pastor

    Amanda came to Hope Community in May 2017 as the Youth Pastor. As Youth Pastor, Amanda teaches and disciples students grades 6th-12th grade. Amanda is very passionate about bringing students into a stronger relationship with each other, with God, and with the Oregon community. Amanda is a 2017 graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a degree in Youth Ministries. 


  • Bethany Williams

    Children's Director

    Bethany became a part of Hope in 2009. She is married to Brandon and they have two children Camden and Corban. Bethany truly desires for kids to grow up to be like Jesus as she directs Kid's Factory. She is involved with tutoring, a part of Refresh (a mom's group), enjoys getting to know her neighbors and the new friends she meets through the activities of her children. She loves to sing and has a flare for the dramatic... her husband frequently says that to her "life is a musical"!


  • Ronda Buchan

    Office Manager

    Ronda began working at Hope in 2001 and runs our day to day church office. She is married to Pat and they have a daughter, Anna. Ronda also works in our Welcome Corner as a greeter and volunteers in Kids Factory. In her spare time she enjoys reading a good book.


  • Brenda Northrop


    Brenda started at Hope in 2006 as our bookkeeper. She is married to Jeff and they have two children: Kyle and Natalie. Brenda works in our Welcome Corner, Kids Factory, and is the coordinator for Oregon Reads Program at Coy Elementrary School.