Leadership and Staff
Rev. Michael (Mike) Alix
Mike has served as senior pastor since 2010. Prior to that he served as Blessed Hope’s youth pastor.
Pastor Mike has a love for Jesus and His Church. He desires to see everyone — families and singles, young and old — to live lives transformed by the Gospel and to think with biblicaly transformed minds (Romans 12:2).
Mike and his wife Erica have two sons: Joseph and Gideon.
He loves to hang out, talk, and has a dry sense of humor.
Joann grew up at Blessed Hope Church and was regularly involved in the church’s children and youth ministries. In July 2012, she moved back to Waterville with her husband Damon after living in St. Petersburg, Florida for 6 years.
She earned a B.A. in Youth Ministries and Bibilical & Theological Studies from Gordon College and has been active in church ministry both as a volunteer and as a staff member since her first summer as a Lakeside camp counselor in 2000.
Joann joined the church staff in January 2013 and has enjoyed all aspects of her position here. Joann and her husband, Damon, live in Waterville.