STAFF & LEADERSHIP

Get to know the people who lead our church on the weekends and throughout the week. We’re passionate about serving our city and surrounding areas for the glory of God’s Kingdom.

nice to meet you!

Jim & allison wells
Senior Pastors

In June of 1985 Pastor Jim and his wife Allison moved to Northern California to the small community of Shingle Springs, to assume the pastorate of the Foursquare Church. Now, 34 years later, Jim continues as Senior Pastor of New Hope Fellowship of Shingle Springs and also serves as a volunteer Chaplain with the Sierra Law Enforcement Chaplaincy.

TIMOTHY MORGAN
ASSISTANT PASTOR

Tim Morgan is married and has five children. He has over 25 years of ministry experience as Lead, Assistant, and Small Group Pastor with additional roles with the Foursquare family of churches. He also has a passion for discipleship and multiplication of ministry in our region and beyond. Some of his hobbies include playing soccer and helping other start small businesses. He currently assists Pastor Jim Wells in the operational decisions of New Hope Fellowship and also leads a small group ministry.

Michael Good
Youth PASTOR

Michael Good came on staff as the Youth Pastor for New Hope Fellowship in August of 2015 and since has grown a community of young people who desire a relationship with Jesus. He has served youth from El Dorado County in a number of ways; including with youth suffering from mental health disorders to leading youth through youth group, Bible study and Young Life. Outside of ministry work, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife, Michelle, and his growing family. He also has a love for softball, biking, and being outdoors.

Kristen Newell
KIDS ministry director

Kristen came on staff in February 2017 and took the position of Children's Ministry Director here at New Hope Fellowship. Born and raised in El Dorado County, Kristen was involved in different ministry opportunities including working in the nursery and Kidz Klub and homeschooling. Kristen's vision is
to partner with families for the purpose of bringing children into a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ and helping them to grow in their love for God. Kristen enjoys being with her friends and family and spending time in the great outdoors.

Ranell coleman
worship director

Ranell Coleman is a singer and songwriter from the Sierra Foothills, with smoldering vocals and roots in soul, blues and country. Born and raised in the small town of Placerville, California, she grew up in a Christian family and enjoyed riding horses
and participating in competitive sports year round. Her love of singing truly evolved when she was only 17 years old. She came to New Hope Fellowship in April 2018 as a guest worship leader. Her talents were unmistakable, and she quickly become our Lead Worship Leader. She has been blessed
by God with a talent for singing, and inspires all who hear her.

Danielle Burdette
Administrative Assistant

Danielle Burdette serves in one of the busiest places at New Hope Fellowship; the Church Office. As the "Face of New Hope Fellowship" for most people contacting the church, Danielle's friendly and efficient manner welcomes everyone. In addition to managing the weekly administrative work associated with ministry, Danielle also organizes the
short term rental use of the church facilities. Danielle joined the NHF team in January of 2015 after an extensive career in Corporate America. Danielle is a wife, and mother of two, and enjoys gardening, cooking, camping, and being a livestock homesteader.