top of page


Our mission at Living Hope Family Church is to so present Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit that people will accept Him as Savior and serve Him as Lord in the fellowship of the church.  


We are a caring congregation who desires to be the hands and feet of Christ to a hurting world.


We have a blended worship service of tradition hymns and contemporary choruses and songs.


We serve open Communion...need not be a member to participate.

We preach the Good News of Jesus Christ.



We believe statement coming soon! We are in the process of setting up our new website. 

For more info, contact the church office,





Terri Churchman

Administrative Assistant 

Terri grew up in Sebeka, MN. Shortly after marrying her late husband (Bob) who worked at the VA in Fargo, ND, they transferred to the National Park Service.  They worked at Dinosaur National Monument (Utah), Lake Powell National Recreation Area (Utah) and Lake Mead National Recreation Area (Nevada).  Her previous jobs included working at the FBI, USFS, BLM, Park Service as well as with several concessionaires of the National Park Service including General Manager at Temple Bar Resort on Lake Mead NRA. After her husband’s death, she moved back to Sebeka, MN and began work at the Sebeka United Methodist Church (now Living Hope Family Church) as the administrative assistant in 2017.  Terri enjoys reading, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles, baking, jogging, helping people, and is an avid Minnesota Viking fan!  She is very blessed to be part of the Living Hope Family Church.


Pastor Wes Johnson

Pastor/Lead Minister

Wes pastored churches for 34 years before coming to Living Hope Family Church in July, 2022.  He has led a holiness ministry called Grace3 Ministries since 2015 (  His family includes his wife, Pam and two adult sons, Jared and Nathaniel.  He is an ordained clergy in the Global Methodist Church.  God has specially called Wes to preach and teach Entire Sanctification and Holy Maturity through the Grace3 Ministries.  Wes has a heart for seeing the Holy Spirit change lives and transform them to be used for God's plans and purposes.


Elizabeth Pierson

Children, Youth, and Family Director/Minister 

Elizabeth grew up in Sebeka and graduated from Sebeka High School. She has been the youth and children's ministry director at Living Hope Family Church (formerly Sebeka Methodist Church) since 2009. After graduating from high school she attended Central Lakes College in Brainerd and received an Associates Degree in Horticulture, a diploma in Greenhouse Production, and diploma in Floral Design. 

In 2021 she graduated from Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky (online classes) with a Bachelor's degree in Leadership in Ministry. 

Elizabeth enjoys teaching kids about Jesus, painting, gardening, flowers, crafts, kayaking, traveling, baking, and spending time with her parents, siblings, and other family. 

General Church Leadership Council 

Living Hope Family Church is led by a General Church Council made up of individuals with a passion for seeking God's direction for our church through the direction of the Holy Spirit and being rooted in scripture. They are fully engaged with all God is doing through Living Hope Family Church to serve multi-generations and build up the local church. They prayerfully provide guidance and discernment for all that happens in and through the ministries of Living Hope Family Church.

Church News

bottom of page