Steve Morton, Senior Pastor
Amy Banka, Associate Pastor
Originally from Philadelphia, Amy graduated from Arcadia University in 1996 with a BA in English and in 1998 with a MA in English. Before becoming a pastor, Amy worked as a freelance copy editor and as an instructor at Drexel University. Upon hearing the call to pastoral ministry, she attended and later graduated from Palmer Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. Since then, she has served Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church (Philadelphia), Fallsington United Methodist Church (Bucks County), and Faith United Methodist Church (Stroudsburg).
Amy married her husband, Michael, in May 1999, and they have two daughters, Grace and Emily.
Vicki Pry, Pastor of Spiritual Formation
Vicki has been a member of the Hopewell Church staff since June 2001. She is a United Methodist Local Pastor appointed to the church by our conference. She is responsible for creatively raising awareness and for preaching guidance and direction in matters of spiritual growth. Vicki is a graduate of the University of Delaware, having majored in Physical Education. She later obtained her Elementary Education certification from Immaculata University. Her Local Pastors' coursework is ongoing and is in conjunction with Wesley Theological Seminary.
Prior to her calling to formal ministry, Vicki was a kindergarten teacher in the Downingtown Area School District for 15 years. Vicki and her husband, Dick, have lived in Downingtown for 30 years and raised their three daughters in this congregation. They feel so blessed to have their daughters, sons-in-law and six grandchildren living in the immediate area and worshiping here at Hopewell!
Dan Hepner, Pastor of Discipleship Ministries
Keith Wilburn, Pastor of Urban Connection
Keith joined our staff in November 2016. His primary responsibilities include guiding and giving direction to the development of the Well Ministry, our urban initiative. He also assists with worship and other pastoral duties. In addition to working at Hopewell, Keith serves as the Executive Director of Coatesville Kids to College. Keith has twenty years of experience in Christian urban outreach (in Boston, Conshohocken, and Coatesville) and has already completed a Master’s program at Palmer Theological Seminary.
Mike Banka, Director of Youth Ministries
Director of Youth Ministries -- Mike Banka
Youth Ministries Assistant -- Jen Lisowski
Faith Community Nurse -- Jen Lisowski
Children's Ministries -- Cheri Miller, Katy Garner, Heather Compton
Director of Hopewell Christian School -- Donna Hepner
Director of Traditional Music Ministries -- Rebecca Gamble
Director of Media & Technical Support -- Deb Collins
Organist -- Linda Wilt
Church Administrator -- Sheri Kentner
Membership Secretary -- Lynne Kreher