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Rob Fraser, Pastor

Pastor Rob has been part of New Hope since 2013.  A graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Rob married Jana in 1995 and moved to nearby Elk Grove to begin a teaching career.  A few years later his love for kids morphed into a youth ministry position.  Rob and Jana spent six years in the Pacific Northwest.  He attended seminary at George Fox in Portland and eventually went on staff at a church in suburban Seattle.  While serving as a pastor to children and young parents, Rob was ordained within the Evangelical Covenant Church.  Rob and Jana have returned to their beloved California and have three kids of their own.

 
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Tonya Cosby, Secretary

Tonya has been part of New Hope since the beginning.  Over the years her role evolved from volunteer to staff member, where she has juggled numerous responsibilities.  With a dad in the army, she was born in Oregon, lived briefly in  Missouri, and then settled in Southern California. After she married her husband, Marshall, they made their home in Contra Costa County.  They have been married for over 25 years and have three adult children.  In her free time she enjoys arts & crafts, working in the yard, home improvement, and time with friends.  She is an exercise enthusiast and a committed caretaker to her beloved pets.

 

Kayla Stelle, Youth Director

Kayla is a 2016 graduate of North Park University in Chicago.  While in college she spent two years abroad – one year in Mexico and another in Botswana.  Her parents live in Rocklin where her dad also serves in ministry.  She is passionate about sharing Jesus’ love with students and serving the marginalized.   You will often find her coaching youth sports or hiking in the great outdoors.

 
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Andrea Pixton, Children’s Director

Andrea was the perfect volunteer who gave endless time and creativity to the children’s ministry.   She did so great, we had to bring her on staff.  She has a gentle spirit that gives her a natural connection with kids.  Andrea is married to Michael and they have three adult sons.  She is an avid hiker and fosters abandoned dogs.