Matthew's ministry at Bay Hope Church focuses on connecting the church to the community in meaningful ways that result in making disciples for Jesus Christ, particularly in the lives of children and youth.
Matthew received his undergraduate education at Nova Southeastern University in 1984 and earned his Master of Divinity from Emory University in 1987. Matthew has been a minister since 1986 and has also served churches in Jacksonville and Lake Alfred, Florida.
He is married to Maisie and has two daughters, Sarah and Jill. You can read more about Pastor Matthew’s thoughts on his blog at matthewhartsfield.com.
Executive Director of Ministries
Executive Director of Operations
Executive Director of Prayer, Care, & Missions