Zack Working is the Lead Pastor at Hope Rising. He also has the privilege of calling Huntington, IN his hometown. Zack has served in pastoral ministry for the last 11 years. He is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and Wesley Seminary. As a “big picture” type of person, he loves sharing vision with others, as well as equipping new leaders in ministry. Zack’s passion is for people who do not yet know the hope that is found in Jesus Christ. Zack and his wife, Carla, have 4 children. He loves to take his family camping and spending time on the water in his kayaks.
Carla Working is an associate pastor at Hope Rising. Carla grew up in Maine, but fell in love with Indiana (and her husband) when she went to Indiana Wesleyan as an undergraduate. Carla has served in ministry for the past 12 years. Her two ministry focuses are worship and administration. When she has free time, Carla enjoys camping in the summer and quilting during the colder months.
Kiana + Caleb Kimball Assistant Pastors
Pastor Kiana Kimball grew up in a small town in upstate New York with her parents and two sisters, then spent her high school years in Roanoke, Virginia. Kiana grew up as a pastor’s kid and has had a love for the church since she was a little girl. She studied at Indiana Wesleyan University for Christian Ministries and is excited to be a part of Hope Rising. In her spare time, she enjoys playing sports, doing arts and crafts, and teaching.
Caleb Kimball is the Children’s pastor at Hope rising. He grew up in the small town of Chesaning, Michigan and studied at Indiana Wesleyan University. Previously Caleb was the youth pastor at Sweetser Wesleyan church. He loves to play sports, eat at restaurants and build deep relationships with the people around him. His favorite verse is 1 Peter 4:8 (Above all, love deeply because love covers a multitude of sins).