Our Team

Dallas Holly Howard

Dallas & Holly Howard

Lead Pastors

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 leads the music and technical arts teams at Bridge of Hope Church. They have three children, Kaitlyn, Haley, and Aaron. 

Maigan Blanton

Maigan Blanton

Children's Pastor

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

Atwoods

Matt & Rachel Atwood

Bridge Students Pastors

Matt and Rachel Atwood got married in May of 2018 and have been on the Bridge of Hope staff since June of 2018. Matt and Rachel have a passion for students and want to help every student succeed in school and their future. They have a dog named Crosby and he is like their child. Matt also works for Aldi and Rachel works for Mercy Health.

Sara thomas

Sara Thomas

Creative Arts and 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.

Jessica Daves

Jessica Daves

Outreach Director

Jessica leads the community outreach efforts for Bridge of Hope. She joined the Bridge of Hope staff in 2014.  Jessica loves people, sports, outdoors, indoors, food, laughing, and well, she loves everything!  She and her husband, Todd, have been at Bridge of Hope since 2005. They have one daughter, Mercy.