• Herb Williams, Senior Pastor

    Pastor Herb and his wife Joann Williams have 8 children. They have been involved in evangelism and pastoring for over 25 years. Herb has a B.A. degree in Journalism and a Master's Degree in Religious Education. Born and raised in Texas, he moved to Elizabethtown, KY in 1992 to pastor at New Hope Community Church. His desire is to see individuals and families come to know Jesus as Lord and Savior and walk in the fullness of His joy and blessings.

  • tanner Royalty, Worship & Young Adult discipleship Pastor

    Tanner is 28 years old, and resides in Louisville with his wife Alaina where she is an Emergency Room Doctor at the University of Louisville Hospital. Tanner was called to New Hope in January of 2015. He received a Master of Arts in Worship Leadership at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Tanner has a passion for worship, discipleship, and collegiate ministry, and he loves seeing young adults step into the calling God has laid upon their lives, he also enjoys writing content and running a blog to provide useful worship and church resources for other young pastors like himself. You can check out and read his blog here:

  • Kim Laurence, women's minister


    Kim Laurence has been serving in women's ministry in different capacities for over 30 years. She has a passion to see women come to Christ, and to discover just how deeply Jesus loves them. She has a heart to pray with, mentor and counsel women who are hurting or just need someone to talk to or pray for/with them. She has had the joy of heading up and organizing women's events, including ladies meetings, small groups, fun outings, outreach events, prayer meetings, and retreats. She loves to teach the Word of god to help women mature in their walk with Christ, learn to apply the Word in a practical and relevant way in their lives, and come  to know who they are in Christ. She knows from experience that once women come to know who they are based on what God's Word says, they will receive healing and wholeness. Her great delight is to disciple women and help train them up so they can be activated into their God-given giftings and purpose.

  • tamra ammerman, Office Manager

    Tamra has been married to her husband since 1997. She has 4 kids and 3 grandkids. She has lived in Elizabethtown since 1991 and is originally from Leitchfield, Ky. She has been Office Manager since June of 2017 and our Events Coordinator since September of 2017. Tamra is also heavily involved in Children's Ministry. She is very passionate about ministry and serving wherever The Lord leads. 

  • Tommy collard, youth interim