Steve Blumer

Steve Blumer, M. Div., joined the Hope Chapel staff in June 2012 as a pastor to children. In 2014, he became the Pastor of Family and Adults. He is a native of Iowa and earned his B.A. (in Missions and Bible) from Baptist Bible College and a Master of Divinity...

Bethany Dattolo

Bethany has worked in children’s ministry since she was old enough to start helping out in children’s church as a young teen. She has a God-given passion for children and teaching and has not only used it in the church for years, but was formerly an ESL elementary school teacher...

Ron Waddell, Jr

Ronald B Waddell Jr. is a Philanthropist, Social Activist, and Entrepreneur. At the age of 5 Ron’s father abandoned his family due to drugs and incarceration. He was reared by a single mother of 4 children. At age fourteen his mother passed away due to a lengthy battle with cancer....

Dr. Jennifer Gorham

Dr. Gorham is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Wheaton College (IL) and her bachelor’s degree from Harding University. She provides psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, children, and families, and has worked extensively with behavioral issues in children and supporting families and couples through relational...

Susan Warren

Susan Warren is a Board Certified Music Therapist. She is also a talented singer and songwriter. She works with a variety of special needs populations at her home studio, in several school districts, and with Early Intervention programs throughout Worcester County. She specializes in children on the Autism spectrum. Susan...

Dr. Laura Garofoli

Dr. Laura Garofoli is a professor of psychological science at Fitchburg State University, where she has been teaching courses in behavior and human development for 13 years. As an educational psychologist, licensed special educator, and parent to a food-allergic child, she is no stranger to the myriad challenges facing today’s...

Rocco Iannucci, M.D.

Rocco Iannucci, M.D. is an addiction psychiatrist specializing in treatment of adults with serious substance use disorders and those with co-occurring conditions such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and bipolar disorder.  After graduating from Yale Medical School in 2002, he completed psychiatric residency at Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals. He served as chief...