New Hope Bible Church Leadership

 Get to know our Pastors and Elders




Chris Lofquist


Chris Lofquist is married to Emily and has four boys: Carter, Reed, Bennett, and Owen (who entered eternity August 2011).  Chris graduated from Grace College with a Pastoral Studies Major and Youth Ministry Minor in 2004.  From there he received his Masters of Ministry from Lancaster Bible College and Capital Seminary.  He began his ministry at New Hope Bible Church in 2005 as Youth Pastor and was called to be the Senior Pastor in 2011.  He is currently in his fifteenth year of ministry at the Church.  

Jesse Carver


Jesse Carver is engaged to Smita Groff and will be getting married in September 2020.  Jesse will be graduating from Lancaster Bible College in May, 2020, with a dual-major in Youth and Young Adult  Ministry and Biblical Studies, as well as a minor in Sports Management.

Don Clark


Don Clark is married to Cynthia and father to David, Jonathan, and Andrea. Don has been a part of New Hope Bible Church in a part-time pastoral role since June 2005. Don is a graduate of Philadelphia Biblical University, where he met Cynthia. Early in their ministry they served as Missionaries in Brazil. For over two decades Don has served local churches throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
Dave Manifold | Elder
Red Lion, PA
Ted Garrety | Elder
York, PA
Tod Olver | Elder
York, PA