Allyson Clark

Allyson serves as director of youth leadership development for the Baptist Convention of New England. She coordinates corporate ministry experiences for youth from congregations across New England a position she has held since 1999. Allyson has worked with teenagers, youth leaders and parents of youth for over 35 years. Prior...

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Alexia Johnstone

Alexia Johnstone, MA, LMHC, is a licensed mental health counselor and expressive arts therapist. Alexia specializes in trauma-informed individual and family therapy with both children and adults. Alexia is the survivor of a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) and utilizes her professional training and lived experience to work with...

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Dr. Glenn Havumaki

Dr. Glenn Havumaki, D. Min., served as Director of Christian Ministries and Lead Chaplain at the Elim Park Baptist Home, Cheshire, CT from 1979 until his retirement in April of 2014.  Following his graduation from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in So. Hamilton, MA in 1974 (Master of Divinity), he served as...

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George A. Kohl

George Kohl, M.Div, is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He previously served churches in Cortland, N.Y.,Central Islip (Long Island), New York and Worcester, MA. He and his wife, Martha, have five children and seven grandchildren. He has over 30 years of ministry experience and is currently...

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Jerry Ayantola

Jerry Ayantola has a Masters in Community Counseling and has been a school adjustment counselor in the Worcester Public School system for 3 years.  Prior to being a school counselor, he was a counselor at a non-profit agency for 6 years working with teenage males who were on probation. He...

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Community Dinner – Pleasant Street Baptist Church

Every 3rd Saturday of the month, a team from Hope Chapel cooks and provides a meal to the Worcester community through Pleasant Street Baptist Church. Pleasant Street Baptist Church provides a meal to their community every Saturday. Other churches and groups also help provide the meals throughout the month. The...

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Racing with Jesus

Bobby Somers and Vinetta McCann Somers (members of Hope Chapel) are currently the Chaplains for Lee USA Speedway and the Valenti Modified Racing Series. Racing With Jesus Ministries has been the Racer’s Church since 1980, ministering directly to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and the Whelen Modified Tour, including...

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Steven Sutton, Water of Life – Cambodia

Steven specifically serves in the Khmer Children’s Outreach, a part of the Water of Life ministries in Asia. Water of Life (WOL) is an approved, allowed and registered NGO through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Cambodia. It provides education, medical assistance, life skills and Christian discipleship...

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