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Paul Schoolmeesters

Paul Schoolmeesters

Senior Associate Pastoroffice: 763-536-3247

As Senior Associate Pastor, my calling is to shepherd the staff, ministries, and resources of New Hope Church. I have the privilege of leading and building into our amazing staff and working with them to provide strategy and guidance that promotes cohesiveness and effectiveness across all our ministries.

One of the most powerful passages to me is Titus 2:11-15. It declares the amazing reality that Christ offers hope and redemption for all people and that we as His followers have the privilege and responsibility to extend that to the world around us.      

My wife Liza and I actually met through New Hope Church's young adult ministry back in 2007 and got married in 2009. God gave us the incredible gift of our son Caleb in the spring of 2015 when we adopted him from Texas at birth. When I’m not at NHC, you can find me spending time with family and close friends. I also really enjoy fitness, whether it be running, biking or cross-country skiing, as well as watching sports.