Freddy Richardson, Pastor

Our pastor, Freddy Richardson, grew up in the Lutheran Church in South Carolina.  With an undergraduate degree from Yale University, he received his Master of Divinity degree from the School of Theology, University of the South, in Sewanee, Tennessee, and was ordained in The Episcopal Church.  He served as the founding pastor of Holy Cross Episcopal Church, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, from 2000 to 2008, when he then served as founding pastor of Faith Anglican Church, also in Murfreesboro.  He began serving New Hope in May, 2010, and is now certified as a pastor with Lutheran Churches in Mission for Christ.

He and his wife, Dale, have two children “ Jacob, a recent graduate of Clemson University, now living in SC, and Maggie, a recent graduate of Belmont University, now living in New York City.  He and Dale both love playing tennis, listening to and playing a wide variety of musical styles, and entertaining friends and family in their home. 

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Dale Richardson, Music Director

Dale at PianoDale Richardson, our music director, also grew up in the Lutheran Church in South Carolina, in a very musical family. Her dad, while having a successful career as a banking officer, served as organist/choir director in the Lutheran Church as she was growing up. Dale also is an accomplished studio musician -- she has sung on and provided vocal contracting services on recording projects that have netted millions in sales, including VeggieTales, Praise Baby, and Worship Together Kids, to name a few. She has sung for Walt Disney/Musical Theatre International shows and commercials for Wrigley's Extra, Doublemint and Big Red gums.

Dale brings a passion to her music through her love of worshipping the living Christ. She also is active in women's ministry, Bible study, and maintaining lifelong relationships. Dale has her degree in music theory and composition from Columbia College.



Sunday School 9:00 AM
Praise & Worship Music 9:45 AM
Worship Service 10:00 AM