NHCC Leadership Team:


 Pastors Matt and Deb Roberson, Pastors

Pastors Matt and Deb serve as a team at New Hope.  Pastor Deb serves as lead pastor.  She has a passion for seeing people discover who they are in Christ and recognizing His purpose for their lives.  She is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God; has a BA in Business Management from Vanguard University; a Paralegal Degree from Santa Barbara Business College; and she received her theological education from Global University. 
Pastor Matt serves as associate pastor.  He believes in the power of prayer and has a desire to help others to seek The Lord with all of their hearts.  He is a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God and received his theological education from SoCal School of Ministry.  Pastor Matt has a passion for reaching the lost and discipling new believers.
In their spare time, they enjoy good food, good music, and good quality time with their friends and family. They have three children and one daughter-in-law – Ricky (Wife: Miranda), Priscilla, and Paul.










Travis and Michelle Whitney, Worship Leader & Children’s Ministries

The Bible has a lot to say about music, and Travis’s role is to lead the church’s worship of God in a way that matches the character of God. Travis is a dedicated musician and leader.  He has built an incredible team at NHCC whose hearts are for worship and ushering others in to God’s presence.
Michelle serves as Children’s Ministry Leader.  She loves working with the kids of New Hope and helping them to discover the truths of Jesus in scripture.  She has been working in some form of Children’s Ministry since her teenage years. 
In their spare time, Travis and Michelle enjoy spending time together as a family, taking their dogs to the dog park, and spending time with friends.  Together, Travis and Michelle have two daughters – Addy and CJ – and a son due any day now.