Pastors & Staff

Brad Wicks

Lead Pastor

Brad Wicks has served as New Hope's lead pastor since June 2012.  Brad is an ordained Assemblies of God minister.  He is married to Denise and together they have four children, Tassion, Tristin, David, and Kevin.

Jackie Creek

Executive Ministries Pastor

Jackie Creek joined New Hope's staff in July 2018 and is an ordained Assembly of God minister.  Jackie has a desire to share God's love and grace as she helps others practically live out their faith.  She is married to Ricky and together they have three children, Nora, Clara, and Isaac.

Denise Wicks

Youth Pastor

Denise has joined the New Hope Staff to serve as the Interim Youth Pastor and is a Licensed Assembly of God Minister.  Denise has a love for youth and meeting students where they are at.  She also serves as the New Hope Women's Pastor. Denise brings lots of experience to the NH Staff after working ministry for over 20 years. She has previously served on the NH staff as the Administrative Pastor and Children's Pastor.

Kelly Wilkens

Worship Director

Kelly Wilkens joined the New Hope staff in 2017 as the Worship Director.  Kelly has a passion for worshiping God and helping lead people into the presence of the Lord.  Kelly is married to Chris and together they have four children, Wyatt, Collin, Eve, and June.

Carson Clark

Media Director 

Carson Clark joined the New Hope staff in 2021 as the Media Director. He is devoted to leading people to God by creating an in-house atmosphere that glorifies Him. Carson is married to Eimi, and they have two grown children, Zach and Zoë, as well as their younger sons, Maverick and Declan.

Ricky Creek

Children's Director

Ricky has served as a teacher on the New Hope Kids team since 2014. He is committed to creating an experience for kids that helps lead them into lasting relationship with Jesus.