We recently elected two new elders to join our session, Robert Benedict and Scott Montgomery. These two will be installed formally on Sunday, Dec 9, 2018. Bios coming soon!
Robert lives in Portland with his wife and two children. He joined the session in December 2018.
Kris was elected by the congregation, ordained and installed in May 2016. Kris and Calyn live in North Portland with their four children.
Scott has attended Hope Presbyterian since 2014. He has a bachelor’s degree in Church Music, a Master of Divinity degree, and is licensed to preach in the PCA. Scott and his wife, Shirley, served as missionaries in Costa Rica, Venezuela, and Uruguay for fourteen years. After returning to the US, they have lived in Portland. Scott works for the Department of Human Services. He loves to sing and is active in the music ministry at Hope. He also loves to read, go on walks, and cook. Scott and Shirley have two adult sons, Karsten and Alex. Scott joined the session in December 2018.