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Stacia Cruz

Womens Ministry
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Stacia accepted Jesus at a young age and recommitted her life to Him in high school. Before joining New Hope staff, Stacia taught elementary school, worked as a Starbucks barista and was a substitute teacher. She has been involved with women’s ministry at New Hope for 8 years. Stacia joined the leadership team as a small group leader in 2016. She is excited to see where God leads women’s ministry.


Stacia oversees women’s ministry events which include bible studies and special events throughout the year. She collaborates with the women’s ministry team leaders. Her desire is that women grow in their relationship with God while connecting with other women. Stacia also organizes service opportunities for women.


Stacia and her sports-loving husband Ryan have been married for 13 years. They have 3 kids: 10-year-old Aiden, 7-year-old Tanner and 3-year-old Courtney.

Other Interests

Stacia can often be found watching her kids play basketball, tennis, baseball and ballet or driving them to these activities. She enjoys being outside on a sunny day, going on dates with her husband, drinking coffee and any form of chocolate.


BA in Elementary Education, Seattle Pacific University