Our Leadership & Team
We are a team who are passionate about one main thing—helping people find freedom in Jesus Christ.
Ray serves as counselor at the Ephrata Door of Hope office in Ephrata, PA. He graduated from Rosedale Bible College in 1988 and Lancaster Bible College in 1995. Ray and his family have also served as missionaries in Ghana, West Africa for five years (2004-2009) where he was director of Crusades for Christ International and Administrator at Crusades for Christ Bible Institute. As a counselor, he finds it a privilege and a joy to be the hands and feet of Jesus in a tangible way as he observes the Healer transform marriages and minister healing to hurt people. Ray’s first wife, Marilyn, passed away in February 2017, from a brain tumor. They have five sons and his oldest son is married. Ray married Doretta in 2019. Ray lives with wife and four other sons in Reading, PA.
John and Arlene Hurst
John and Arlene Hurst have been serving with Door of Hope ministries for 12 years both as counselors, board members, and directors of Hannah House ministry. They have a great compassion for the emotionally damaged person in helping their heart connect with the Heavenly Father’s heart. In their sense of calling to minister to singles they find great fulfillment seeing people set free from spiritual bondage and emotional pain. They are married 42 years and have four children and 15 grandchildren.