Elders

 

 

Jason Pattee:

Jason and Karen have been married for 16 years. They have two boys and two girls between the ages of 13 and 7. Jason has run a franchise for a company called N2 Publishing over the past 3.5 years. He’s also an avid OSU fan as well as all Cleveland teams and the Chicago Cubs (sorry, Go Cubs Go!). He also loves to read and go fishing with his kids. Jason enjoys teaching adult classes related to marriage, finances, and apologetics. He also is passionate about serving/helping to fight human trafficking and works closely with a local organization called Remember Nhu who helps girls in Southeast Asia.

Robert Custer:

Bob and Mary live in Westlake and have two daughters and a son-in-law.  Bob is an electrical engineer working at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems for 16 years. Bob has a passion for missions, and has worked with Operation Mobilization as well as taken a mission trip to El Salvador in 2012. Mary works for the Westlake Schools with special needs children. Bob and Mary have volunteered for the past 15 years with special needs recreational activities.  They coached basketball and softball.  Bob is a volunteer with Rocky River Stable Therapeutic Riding Program.  Together they organize a weekly Special Needs bowling league. When not working or volunteering they enjoy golf and travel.  Bob is great at finding his wayward golf balls. That talent has come in handy as the head logistics personnel for Hope Community Church. Since joining Hope, Bob, Mary, and Stephanie are happy to have found a home church where they can grow spiritually, emotionally, and relationally with other Christians.

Jeremy Moorman:

Jeremy is married to Paula, and has 3 teenage daughters (Isabella, Lilia and Katarina).  He is a fanatical supporter of the Cleveland Browns and USA Soccer, along with whatever sport his daughters are currently playing.  Jeremy grew up in North Olmsted, has lived and worked in many locations in the US and around the world, and is glad to be back in the Cleveland area.  Jeremy and Paula are both energized by helping others, especially people in “forgotten” populations. Paula is employed as a social worker and also volunteers with local domestic violence and rape recovery programs.  In addition to a professional role in Operational Excellence, Jeremy serves on the board of Lighthouse, Inc (a faith-based community building program in the Central neighborhood of Cleveland), and is an adviser to the board of God Cares Ministry (a national Nursing Home ministry network).  They reside in Olmsted Falls, and are excited to see what God is doing at Hope Community.

 

Chris Zirke:

Chris and his wife Heather have two children (Aurelia and Kip). He currently serves in the position of General Counsel for Corporate United. Chris was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio. He attended Messiah College for his undergraduate studies and attended Cleveland Marshall Law for post graduate studies, where he met his wife Heather. Chris currently serves on the leadership team while Heather serves on the hospitality team. Chris and Heather love traveling as a family and have a family mission that people can see Christ’s love through their actions.