Pastor Joanne started attending Bridge of Hope in 2000 and has been on the pastoral staff since 2007. She has been in ministry since she gave her heart to the Lord in 1981. Pastor Joanne leads our Compassion Ministry which encompasses our Prayer Team, Benevolence, Pastoral Care, and some local outreaches in the community. She is also a gifted teacher and preacher and was ordained with the Assemblies of God in 2010.
Pastor Joanne was married to Rick for 36 years before he passed away in January of 2012. Together they had three children; Lisa (married to John), Jennifer (married to Travis), and Rick (married to Beth). She has four grandchildren; Victoria, Gianna, Owen and Ryan.