Ministry Staff

Assistant Pastor - Minister Holloway 603-427-0443

Min. Celestyne Bragg - Webmaster, Education, Scholarship Committee, 207-439-0042

Min. Royce Burney - Nursing Homes, Trustee, Sunday School, Men's Ministry 603-361-6677

Min. Sylvester Dye, Sr. - Evangelism, Sunday School, Men's Ministry 603-436-4954

Min. Florine Hilson - Ch. Secretary, Missionary, Education, Sunday School Scholarship Committee, Women's Ministry 603-433-7343

Min. Lizzie Shaw - Sick & Shut In 603-436-0076

Pastor's Biography


Pastor Emeritus Dr. Arthur L. Hilson, was New Hope's Senior Servant.  He was the loving husband to wife, Associate Min. Florine Hilson, proud father to three, Gabrielle, Antoinette and David; and doting grandfather. He was the leader and Pastor to the members of the New Hope Baptist Church as well as a history teacher to students at Portsmouth High School. Pastor Emeritus Hilson often stated, "I do not meet strangers, I meet people for the first time, but I do not meet strangers." He was also well known in the church and community for his jovial and happy greeting "I'm to Blessed too complain!"

Pastor Emeritus Dr. Arthur L. Hilson, "I'm to Blessed too complain," was New Hope's Senior Servant and he retired from his earthly service and went heaven bound on 19 Jan 2019.



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