Music Directors Jonathan and Tara have been serving in music ministry since 2005, when they served as music directors for Hope Evangelical Free Church in Osceola, WI. In 2010, Jonathan received two Associate Degrees in Music and Liberal Arts, at Century College in White Bear Lake, MN. After Jonathan finished school, they moved to Kansas City, MO to attend the International House of Prayer Kansas City’s six month internship, “Intro to IHOP”. After completing the internship, the Pennington’s served on staff in music ministry at IHOP-KC, leading worship at Hope City, Intro to IHOP, Forerunner Evangelism Intensive, Chinese International Team, Global Prayer Room, and they also served on the prophecy and healing teams.
In April 2012, Jonathan and Tara moved to Beaver Crossing, NE and began to serve as Music Directors at HOPE Center. Jonathan and Tara were married in 2005 and have four children: Asher, Hadassah, Selah, and James.
THE PRAYER FURNACE
Our Prayer Furnace is a weekly time to gather in a corp setting to cultivate a fire deep within by igniting passion for Jesus through worship and prayer. It is our desire at HOPE that everyone would burn with Passion for Him. The Furnace is from 7 – 9 pm on Thursday, come and go as you need. It is a time of personal devotion as well as corporate intercession