We are excited to welcome our new Executive Director Doug Campbell!
Doug is passionate about serving at Hope, knowing that everyone who walks through our doors is met with joy, dignity and the hope of Christ. “And that’s unique,” he suggests. “There are few places where the whole person is ministered to in the way that Hope does.”
Doug is a native of Metro Detroit, but left to study Art History at Kenyon College in Ohio. (Hey, be thankful it wasn’t Ohio State!) It was during college that he began to explore faith and came to follow Jesus Christ. Doug remained in Ohio to serve as a development officer (fund-raising) at which time he felt a call to study for the ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. During his time in seminary, Doug spent a year in Scotland as a student minister, after which they invited him to remain as a full-time pastor for one year. That one year turned into ten.
While in Scotland, Doug became the development officer for the Scottish Bible Society and then its Chief Executive for over seven years. During that time, Doug and Emily, his wife, who is also a pastor, welcomed their two girls, one born in Glasgow and one in Edinburgh.
Since returning to the States, Doug has served as a consultant to non-profits and as an interim pastor in various churches across Metro Detroit. Since starting last week, Doug has shared how impressed he is with the staff and volunteers who minister in the name of Christ to offer real hope to everyone in need. He looks forward to meeting you. Please stop in his office and introduce yourself, if he doesn’t see you first in one of the clinics or lobby!