Ministry Leaders

Looking for somewhere to serve?

Talk to one of our Ministry Leaders!


Amplify/Thrive: 6th - 12th Grade

We exist to live and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in order to equip the saints and reach the lost.  "For it is for this that we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially believers." (1Timothy 4:10)


Sunday mornings: 10:00 a.m.

Kaiser High School Drama Room.


Contact: Daniel Correa

Children's Ark: 3 Months - 3rd Grade

Loving children is the heartbeat of Children's Ark.  We are dedicated to partnering with parents as they raise up their children in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ.  We provide a safe, clean, loving, and fun environment where children feel secure and loved.


Sundays: during 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Services


Contact: Jeanne Paz

Connections Team

We connect new believers, new attendees and members into our 'Ohana through a meaningful relationship with God & others.  Be a part of our Connections Team: Yes!, Phone Friends, and Connect Table.


Contact: Faye Yamamoto

Creative Arts
Sharing the Gospel through music and dance. A dedicated staff and volunteers work each week to create and support with excellence all elements of the weekend services. We invite you to find out more about our Front Lines and Hearts in Motion ministries.

Contact: Melodie Zepeda


Beautifying our sanctuary with God's creations through fellowship and love.


Contact: Juanita Acosta


Frontlines - Band


Band Rehearsals: Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Contact: Keala Buhr

Frontlines - Vocal


Vocal Rehearsals: Thursday 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Contact: Melodie Zepeda

G.I.M. (God in Motion)

Perspiration, Inspiration, Fellowship & Worship.  Fun interval workout fueled by the Holy Spirit!


Every Saturday morning: 7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Kaiser High School Cafeteria


Contact Coach & Chuck Martinez



What an honor to make a first impression on every person who comes into New Hope with a smile and a warm welcome.  We also provide each visitor with a bulletin and a name tag.  You are welcome to serve at any one of our weekend services -- greeting begins 20 minutes before each service.


Contact: Greg & Pauline Yamane

Hearts in Motion

Sharing the Gospel of Christ through redeeming creative arts, drama, sign, hula, etc.


Contact: Julie Alfonso


Our mission is to welcome and serve all members and visitors in a warm, friendly atmosphere of love.  Our ministry provides food, fun and fellowship after each service.  It's a time where people can mingle, get to know one another and become part of the NHHK family.


Contact: Mike & Josie Kim

Ignite: 4th and 5th Grade

We always strive to create a safe, exciting experience where kids encounter God's love, are welcomed, and are accepted in hopes that our leaders, students, and their families would become more like Jesus everyday.  Come join our team!


Sundays: 10:00 a.m.

Kaiser High School - A104


Contact:  Emi Higashi

Keiki Fishing Tournament

Have a heart to serve our community?  Be a Fisher of Families!  Come out to Maunalua Bay for fishing, fun, food, and fellowship for the whole family!


Contact: Mike Kim

Kupuna Care Home Outreach Ministry

Come visit Lunalilo and Hale Malamalama Care Homes in Hawaii Kai every month, bringing our Kupuna the love of Jesus.


Contact: Martha Noborikawa

Kupuna Ministry

We care for, honor and equip our Kupuna in the community.  We are committed to passing on God's legacy to future generations.


Contact: Wally & Linda Yoshida


Follow the pillar of fire in serving ministries with excellence, by providing and preparing facilities and resources that will lead others to Christ for Significance and Salvation.


Saturday mornings: 5:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. for setup

Sundays: after service for breakdown


Contact: Burt Nagayama

Market Place Leadership

MPL aims to influence, educate, and support Market Place Leaders in Hawaii by creating a support group and network to grow Christian business leaders that will positively impact our community.


Contact: Kaulana Park

Men of God

LEADing men to be Loving, Encouraging, Accountable and Disciples in their hearts, homes and communities.


Contact: Kevin Mahoney


Office Ministry

We are committed to assisting the church staff, ministry leaders, members and visitors.  Come join our cooperative, friendly, and organized team in church administration.  Be Jesus' hands and feet in supporting our church and the community we serve.


Tuesday - Friday: various times, no experience necessary


Contact: Frances Higashi

Prayer Ministry

We serve to provide intercessory prayer for all activities associated with NHHK as well as our congregation's prayer requests.  We believe that as people grow in their personal intimacy and fellowship with God through prayer, they will effectively support other members in the body of Jesus Christ.  "I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people...This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth."  (1Timothy 2:1-4).


Contact: Patti Yasuhara

Resource Table

Our heart is to partner with you in your walk with Jesus.  Come to us for all your resource needs from message DVDs to LIFE journals, we have it all.


Contact: Frances Higashi

River of Life Ministry

Volunteer to serve food and offer help to the needy.  Also, donations are accepted for clothing and toiletry items.


Contact: Karen Russ


Safety Ministry

We are looking for a few good souls!  Be an extra set of eyes and ears to help God keep our church safe and sound!


Contact: Dave Barnett


Shoebox Ministry

Our mission is to help needy children globally through Operation Christmas Child, and locally through Angel Network.  If this fits your spiritual gifts and passion, we'd love to hear from you!  The Shoebox Project will focus on generational discipleship within the NHHK ohana with families filling boxes together!  We'll engage the community to fill shoeboxes in order to reach neighbors who need to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


Contact: Shirley Wrobleski


Join a great group of willing hearts as we shine a light for Christ and use our creative gifts to set the stage for service.


Contact: Patti Ichida

Tech Ministry

Partnering with the church to continually lead people into a new or growing relationship with Jesus Christ by creating a Holy Spirit filled atmosphere while serving with technology.


Contact: Ryan Imamoto


We help to create an atmosphere of worship by assisting, directing and leading people to their seats.  We also handle various situations or needs as they arise.  Join us in expressing a very personal and practical aloha in seating the saints!


Contact: Mike Ferrar

Women's Ministry

We exist to encourage women to grow in their faith in Christ, to minister and develop God-centered relationships, and to serve and reach our community with the hope of Jesus Christ.


Contact: Dianne Park