Teaching Elders:

Rev. Gordon Cook, Jr., Pastor

Gordon has served at Living Hope Church since 1996. He is married to Pam, a hospice nurse, and they have 3 adult children, 5 grandchildren, and an active Labrador, Ruby. They live in Brunswick where Gordon also leads the Spiritual Care program at MidCoast Hospital. Gordon enjoys kayaking and photography; sometimes at the same time!

Gordon has served at Living Hope Church since 1996. He is married to Pam, a hospice nurse, and they have 3 adult children, 5 grandchildren, and an active Labrador, Ruby. They live in Brunswick where Gordon also leads the Spiritual Care program at MidCoast Hospital. Gordon enjoys kayaking and photography; sometimes at the same time!

Rev. John Kramer, Teacher

John has served as a Teacher at Living Hope Church since 2014 after serving as an ruling elder. He works as Estate Management Supervisor at the State of Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services. He and his wife, Bonnie, have 3 adult children and 1 grandchild and they live in Augusta.

John has served as a Teacher at Living Hope Church since 2014 after serving as an ruling elder. He works as Estate Management Supervisor at the State of Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services. He and his wife, Bonnie, have 3 adult children and 1 grandchild and they live in Augusta.

Ruling Elders:

Rick Stocker

Rick has been a ruling elder at Living Hope Church since 1994. He is retired from the State of Maine Office of the Attorney General and now works at the Maine Motor Transport Association. He and his wife, Ann, have 3 adult children and 2 grandchildren, and they live in Augusta. Rick admits to a love/hate relationship with golf!

Rick has been a ruling elder at Living Hope Church since 1994. He is retired from the State of Maine Office of the Attorney General and now works at the Maine Motor Transport Association. He and his wife, Ann, have 3 adult children and 2 grandchildren, and they live in Augusta. Rick admits to a love/hate relationship with golf!

Logan Murray

Logan has been a ruling elder at Living Hope Church since 1999. He and his wife, Mary, live in Freeport and have 3 active boys Joshua (14), Caleb (11), and Seth (9) and 10 not-so-active chickens. Logan is a hospital-based pediatrician at Maine Medical Center in Portland. 

Logan has been a ruling elder at Living Hope Church since 1999. He and his wife, Mary, live in Freeport and have 3 active boys Joshua (14), Caleb (11), and Seth (9) and 10 not-so-active chickens. Logan is a hospital-based pediatrician at Maine Medical Center in Portland. 

Phil Moran

Phil has been recently elected as a ruling elder at Living Hope after many years of service as a Deacon. Phil is retired from the building products industry. He lives in Richmond with his wife Judy. They have 3 adult children.

Phil has been recently elected as a ruling elder at Living Hope after many years of service as a Deacon. Phil is retired from the building products industry. He lives in Richmond with his wife Judy. They have 3 adult children.

Deacons:

Jamie Lowell

Jamie is a 6th generation boat builder and principal at Even Keel Marine Specialties in Yarmouth. He and his wife, Ruth, live in Pownal and have 4 children, Nathanael (11), Gwen (6), and 2 year old twins, Gabriel and Anneliese.

Cal Frink

Cal has served as a deacon both at Living Hope Church and at another OPC congregation. He and his wife, Debbie, own B&B Cleaning Services, providing specialty services to medical facilities and other clients. They have 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren, and they live in Gardiner. 

Cal has served as a deacon both at Living Hope Church and at another OPC congregation. He and his wife, Debbie, own B&B Cleaning Services, providing specialty services to medical facilities and other clients. They have 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren, and they live in Gardiner.