Hyejung Hwang

Pastor Hyejung was born and raised in South Korea. When her family moved to Chicago, she attended McCormick Theological Seminary and Garrett Theological Seminary in preparation for ministry. She graduated in 2014. Hyejung and her family have been in Wisconsin since 2014. Her appointment at Hope UMC began in Feb. 2017. Hyejung...

Andrea

Andrea Blaeser has been the piano accompanist at Hope United Methodist Church since 2011. Andrea began playing the piano at age six and has been a church accompanist for over 25 years. She enjoys working with various choirs as well as individual vocalists. Andrea also feels blessed that she has...

Ben

Ben Kittilstad, pianist at Hope,  is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a major in business administration and a minor in music. Ben has always had a passion for music and has been playing piano since age six. He currently serves as the Youth Choir accompanist at...

Kristen

Kristen grew up in South Central Wisconsin and moved to Eau Claire to attend UWEC and never left. Kristen and her husband Chris live on the northside of Eau Claire, have two grown children (Megan and Aaron), and their dog, Chloe.  Her connection with Hope UMC began back when her...