Our Team | Bridge of Hope Church

Our Team

Dallas Holly Howard

Dallas & Holly Howard

Lead Pastor & Worship Pastor

Dallas & Holly Howard have been lead pastors at Bridge of Hope Church since 2012. They both graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Dallas has earned a Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership. He also enjoys golf, Krav Maga, & is a die hard Florida State Seminoles fan. Holly is a licensed minister and leads the music and technical arts teams at Bridge of Hope Church. They have three children, Kaitlyn, Haley, and Aaron. 

Maigan Blanton

Maigan Blanton

Bridge Kids Pastor

Maigan grew up as a member of Bridge of Hope Church, and has been the full-time kids' pastor since 2008. She is a licsened minister.  Maigan loves the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family.  Maigan also enjoys foreign foods, especially if it is Korean! 

Sara thomas

Sara Thomas

Creative Arts & Small Groups Director

Sara has been on the Bridge of Hope staff since 2016. She has a passion for creative arts and helping people make meaningful life connections through small groups. She's a huge Chicago Blackhawks and Cincinnati Cyclones fan.

Dale Cain

Dale Cain

Church Administrator

Dale grew up at Bridge of Hope Church and after being involved in various ministries since he was a teenager, Dale joined the staff as Administrator in 2013. He and his wife Thelma have been married over 40 years. Their two children are married and have blessed them with six grandchildren.

Chris Amanda Combs

Chris & Amanda Combs

Guest Services Directors

Chris and Amanda Combs joined Bridge of Hope staff as Director of Guest Services in 2018. Chris is an Ordained Bishop and graduated from Lee University with a Master of Church Administration.  He is a 2019 graduate with a Master of Business Admin and a Juris Doctorate. Amanda has been a Registered Nurse since 2001. She is a 2019 graduate with a Master of Business Admin and Master of Science in Nursing.  Chris and Amanda are passionate leaders who enjoy vacationing with family. They have four children, Destinned, Gabe, Faith, and Trinity.

Todd & Jessica Daves

Marketing Director & Outreach & Events Director
Todd is the marketing director and Jessica leads the community outreach efforts and events for Bridge of Hope. They joined the Bridge of Hope staff in 2014.  Todd enjoys traveling with family and friends, Red's baseball, and Skyline Chili.  Jessica loves people, sports, outdoors, indoors, food, laughing, and well, she loves everything! They have been at Bridge of Hope since 2005 and have one daughter, Mercy. 
Marcus Megan Blanton

Marcus & Megan Blanton

Bridge Students Directors

Marcus and Megan are the Youth Directors at Bridge of Hope Church. Marcus grew up at Bridge of Hope serving in children’s ministry with his sister and other areas within the church. He enjoys welding and fabricating, the great outdoors and traveling the West. Megan is earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Equine Science and Management at the University of Kentucky. Megan enjoys horses, the outdoors, and teaching. Marcus and Megan got married in November of 2018 after dating for almost six years.