Brett was called to ministry after serving 20 years in the building trade industry. After involvement with "Restored 2 Life" church beginning in 2005, Brett volunteered at Center of Hope for two years before being hired as Ministry Assistant. He served the Center with management of programs and finance. During this part-time job, Brett continued his education obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. Brett then attended Sioux Falls Seminary for two years, earning a Certificate of Theology in 2010. Since then, Brett has been a full time staff member.
Calvin Ver Mulm
Cal joined the Center of Hope staff as its Development Officer in September 2015. Prior to that time he has served at Jackson County Ministries in Kentucky, Countryside Camp and Conference Center in Ontario, and Inspiration Hills in Iowa. He felt privileged to serve as a board member before being on staff, and is excited to see how God can use him to bless others in this role.
John joined the Center of Hope staff as initially as the Bike Ministry Coordinator in February of 2016. He is now serving in the role of pastor and is attending Western Seminary. John is a former Center of Hope board member and has been in Youth Ministry. He is married and has 5 children. He has a passion for sharing Christ and walking with others through their struggles. It is a great combination for his role.
Maddie Borah RN
Faith Community Nursing Coordinator
Maddie joined the Center of Hope staff as the Faith Community Nursing Coordinator in December 2015. Maddie graduated with her ASN from USD and BSN from Oklahoma Wesleyan. She brings 20 years of street EMS and 14 years of nursing experience to Center of Hope. It is Maddie's desire to carry out her passions for serving and ministering to those in need as God cares for each of his children. Maddie and her husband, Pastor Milt, have 4 children and 2 grandchildren.
Gloria Weber RN
Faith Community Nurse
Gloria started her nursing career in 1978 in the medical/surgical and intensive care units. She worked part-time for 10 years in coronary care and intensive care units. In 1998 she went to work for the Sioux Falls Surgical Hospital in post anesthesia care. In 2014 she received training in Faith Community Nursing and worked as RN coordinator for the SIGH Clinic (Stepping Into Good Health).
She is excited to be at the Center of Hope and continue her role as a Faith Community Nurse.
Bike Ministry Pastor/Volunteer Coordinator
Adam joined the Center of Hope team in June 2016. He is a Dordt College graduate with a bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies and Missions & Evangelism and a minor in Sociology. He is currently earning a MDiv at Sioux Falls Seminary. He is married to Michaela Hofer, and they have two children. He feels privileged to serve at the Center of Hope because it is the perfect environment to tell people the good news of Jesus Christ and to serve the people of Sioux Falls in the name of Jesus.
Bike Mechanic and Trainer
Steve Johnson is a Sioux Falls resident. Steve has a passion for bicycles, and has his own three wheeler bike that he rides for recreation. This shows the persistence of Steve, who is a double amputee. Steve trains new volunteers on what expectations are for a bike that is offered in the Care Center.
Volunteer Clothing Ministry
Joanne is a volunteer who has given many hours of service to the Clothing Ministry, that is offered in the Care Center. Joanne does sorting and pricing, and is in charge of the backroom where all this happens. She has also served as a board member.