Our Staff

nullPastor: The Reverend Jeffrey M. Halenza

     The Reverend Halenza has served as Pastor of Christ Our Hope since the formation of the congregation forty  years ago.  Educated at Dartmouth College and Yale Divinity School, Pastor Halenza served Congregations in Nashville and Memphis before coming to Atlanta in 1976 to develop Christ Our Hope.  He, and his wife Kitty, have two daughters, Nan and Jennie, as well as three grandchildren, Emma, Sydney and Ethan.


null    Pastoral Associate: The Reverand Everette Flanigan

null    Nancy Norris:  Administrative Assistant

null   John Sabine: Organist / Choirmaster


null    C. Allen Ries: Director, Voices of Hope Choir


Council Members:

Ken Foster, President
Karen Thompson, Secretary 
Stella Wilkerson-Clark -  Financial Secretary

Joe Ratzman, Vice President
Nancy Norris & Wanda Thompson, - Co-Treasurers

Howard Meyer - Worship & Music
Walter Patta - Mission
Karen Thompson - Youth
Burnedetta Wilmer - Fellowship
Ken Foster - Communication
Carolyn Haldeman - Individual Support


Sylvia McCullough - Finance, Service
Keith Wahlig - Finance
Bassey Ndem - Learning
Joe Ratzman - Stewardship
Edna Snyder - Property, Worship & Music
Ellen Thomas - Fellowship
Keith Thompson - Youth