Hope Lutheran Church of Friendswood TX
Meet the Staff
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Please use the tabs below to view information about our staff and board at Hope Lutheran.


Please use the tabs below to view information about our staff and board at Hope Lutheran.


Staff Profiles

  • Robin Groeper
    Director of Youth Ministry

    Robin is responsible for ministry to both Senior and Junior High School members. Robin has been Hope’s Director of Youth Ministries since September, 2005.  

  • Krista Beken
    Director of Children's Ministry

    The Director of Children's Ministry incorporates the children of Hope Lutheran into the fabric of the congregation and helps them grow in faith through programs, education, and coordination. Krista has been Hope's Director of Children's Ministry since July, 2010.  

  • Katherine Kohn
    Business Manager

    Katherine is responsible for effectively administering the business affairs of the church - freeing the ministry staff from the burden of managing day-to-day operations. She is responsible for financial affairs, human resources, and insurance administration. Katherine has been Hope's Business Manager  since July, 1999.  

  • Debbie Hasty
    Office Manager

    Debbie is responsible for the management of accurate membership and attendance information. She also coordinates the day-to-day information, scheduling, and activities that flow through the office. Debbie Hasty has been Hope's Office Manager since July, 1999.  

  • Junelle Petersen
    Early Childhood Director (Tiny Treasures)

    Junelle has overall supervision of the operations and staff of our Tiny Treasures Preschool and Mother’s Day Out Program. Junelle has been Hope’s Preschool Director since August, 2001.  

  • Bruce Hunter
    Facilities Manager

    Bruce is responsible for managing and maintaining the physical plant of our campus.  He has been Hope's facility manager since April, 2012.  

Board of Directors

Hope is governed by a Board of Directors which consists of the officers of the congregation and the directors. It serves as a forum for the exchange of information, as the point of execution of Voters' Assembly directives, and as our principal governing and planning body.


The Current Board

  • Larry Sieraski, President, Chair
  • Mike Schkade, Vice President
  • John Loessin, Treasurer
  • Chris Riggs, Secretary
  • Shanon Bargas
  • Ed Grosse
  • John Kueck
  • Kevin Lewis
  • Harvey Melcher
  • Dale Peterson
  • Carolyn Ricaldi
  • JoAn Warren


Hope Lutheran Church Policy Manual

Sunday Schedule
Worship: 8:00 am & 11:00 am
Sunday School: 9:30 am
Bible Class: 9:45 am

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