New Hope United Methodist Church announces the appointment of an additional pastor to increase their ministry capacity and outreach in the region. On July 1, the Rev. Courtney Randall will join the current pastor, the Rev. Dan Randall, who is also her husband.

Courtney Randall holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., and master of divinity degree from Duke University.

Upon graduation from Duke, she and her husband served as missionaries with the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church. They were commissioned to work with the Latvian United Methodist Church, where she worked extensively in training church leaders to engage their culture and in the development of youth outreach programs. She also spent significant time working with pregnant teenagers.

Before coming to the Northern Berkshire region, she served churches in North Carolina, Maine and New Jersey.

New Hope holds worship services at 10 a.m. Sundays at 4 Water St. Everyone is welcome, and childcare for the youngest is provided during the Sunday services.

Information: www.new-hopeumc.org or call (413) 458-3183.


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