David Sosebee

 New Hope has been my church home since 1996.  I am so thankful to be the pastor of a church that allows me the privilege of preaching/teaching the glorious Gospel of Jesus Christ and has a desire to reach their community with His Life-changing message.
Please know you are always welcome at New Hope Baptist Church and you have an open invitation to worship with us at any time. We want to serve you.

Minister of Music

Tim Culpepper

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Minister of Music Tim Culpepper has a heart and a desire to serve the Lord and lift up the name of Jesus through song.  Born and raised in Toccoa, Tim has been a part of the New Hope family since 1981.

Tim's personal mission statement for the music ministry of New Hope Baptist Church is to lift up the name of Jesus through song.  His hope and prayer is that some heart may be touched, some soul saved and some one encouraged through his ministry.

Tim is blessed to be married to a wonderful wife, Elaine, since 1984.  The Culpepper's have two children, Carli who is married to David Brownlee, and Collin, who is married to Kristen. David and Carli have a beautiful daughter, Addison Grace. Collin and Kristen have two beautiful children, Oakley and Oliver.

Praise Band Director

Chris Roberts

Children's Director

Kelly McCurley

          Kelly is originally from Anderson, SC but moved to Toccoa in 1990 to attend Toccoa Falls College.  She has a passion for working with children and a desire to serve the Lord in planting the seeds of His love and His salvation into the hearts of young people.  Kelly is able to combine her love for children and her love for music in her work with the Children's Choir.  Her desire as Children's Director is to see the Children's Department grow and flourish with young people who are grounded in God's Word and are ready to serve Him now and for many years to come.  She has been a member of the New Hope family since August of 2006.

          Kelly and her husband, Derrick, have been married since 1993 and have two children, Kyle and Allye.

Youth Director

Grover Wilson

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Born in Toccoa and raised in nearby Carnesville, Grover Wilson is a native of Northeast Georgia. He studied theology at the Baptist College of Florida in Graceville, FL. It is his great desire to serve the Lord wholeheartedly, and to equip the next generation of the church to become strong, vibrant followers of Christ through biblical teaching and application. He has been part of the New Hope family since 2010 and began serving with our youth in November of that year. Before coming to New Hope Grover served as youth director at New Hope Baptist Church of Westville, FL and Southside Baptist Church in Opp, AL.
Grover is the proud father of three wonderful children, his daughter Kylie, and sons Matthew, and Jonathan.


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