Rev. Dr. Jason Poling - Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. Jason Poling is the founding Pastor of New Hope. A graduate of Williams College, he earned his Master of Divinity from Seminary of the East (since merged with Bethel Seminary) and a second Master’s in Theology (Biblical Studies) at the Ecumenical Institute of Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary & University, where he serves on the Executive Board. He received his Doctor of Ministry from Biblical Theological Seminary.

Jason is past President of the Eastern Region of the Evangelical Theological Society. He is working on a book on preaching difficult texts. Jason lives in Reisterstown with his wife Mary, an oboist, and his daughters Kara and Alicia.