New Hope Staff

Pastor Russ Kane

Role at New Hope: 

Senior Pastor

How Long Have I Been at New Hope?

Since 1996

What I Did Before That:

I served as Pastor in Sunnyside, WA and before that as Associate Pastor in Granada Hills, CA.

Where I grew up:

I grew up in Bellflower, CA and went to college at San Diego State and Fuller Seminary.


I am married, have two daughters and two perfect grandsons.

What are your favorite hobbies?

I enjoy reading, mountain biking, and using my BBQ/Smoker in the summer.

What is your favorite Scripture? 

Romans 8:38-39 "I am convinced that NOTHING can separate us from the love of God."

What is your favorite spot in Colorado?

Estes Park/Rocky Mountain National Park

What makes you laugh the most?

Our grandsons.

What is your favorite music?


What Do You Like About New Hope?

I love that from the beginning, before the Meadows and Castle Rock exploded with growth, New Hope was a church ready to serve and it continues to serve. We are inclusive, curious, joyous, caring, and committed to growing people who make a difference in the world.