Music Team

Jesse Putnam, Lead Musician

Jesse was born and raised in Portland and loves his hometown. He did have to leave home twice though. He went to college in Corvallis where he found Jesus. He went to Croatia ten years later where he found his wife. He is a public school science teacher and has four children.


Liz Kohl, Music Leader

Liz Kohl is a pianist by profession and has been attending Hope for nearly 5 years.  This has been her first venture in leading music and she enjoys serving her congregation.  Most of her life revolves around teaching group and private piano to students of all ages and accompanying instrumentalists.  Liz is also a certified yoga instructor and loves to bike, hike and explore Portland.