Pastor Stephen A. Henderson,

Became the Pastor of New Hope Seventh-Day Adventist Church on October 2nd 2004. Pastor Henderson hails from Gainsville, Florida. He is married to the former Doris Brown of Grove Park, Florida. They have three adult children and six grandchildren.

Pastor Henderson graduated from Oakwood University in 1983 with a major in Theology and he graduated from the Seventh-Day Theological Seminary at Andrews University in 1986 with a Master in Divinity degree.

He was commissioned as a chaplain in the United States Naval Reserves in 1985 and he joined the staff of the Maranatha Seventh-Day Adventist Church in 1987. At Maranatha, he held various positions in church ministry and left as the interim pastor of the church. Pastor Henderson is committed to preparing New Hope and it's community for the soon coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.