Hope’s Staff Team serves to support and equip our members to be “the body of Christ”, doing the work of ministry both inside and outside the church.  You can reach any staff member by their contact information listed below, or by submitting our General Inquiry/Comment form

  • Pastor Kristin Swenson

    Pastor Kristin Swenson, Senior Pastor


    Phone:  248-553-7170 x31

    Pastor Kristin began serving as Hope’s Senior Pastor in January 2023.  She graduated from Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, MN and was ordained in 2010, and she has since served as a pastor in both congregational ministry and in the U.S. Air Force as a chaplain.  In addition to her ministry at Hope, she continues to serve part-time as a chaplain in the Air Force Reserve.

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    Pastor Amy Cooley Higgs, Associate Pastor


    Phone: 248-553-7170 x32

    Pastor Amy began serving at Hope in March of 2024 as the Associate Pastor of Faith Formation, following time serving as a chaplain and pastoral intern at a local congregation. She earned her Master of Divinity degree in 2023 from Luther Seminary. Previously Pastor Amy served full time in Children, Youth, and Family Ministry for over 12 years and worked in Early Childhood Education as a teacher and administrator.

  • Brenda Soderlund

    Brenda Soderlund, Bookkeeper

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    Brittany Caron, Custodian