Dean & Jill Matro
Dean and Jill Matro have been married since August 1986 and are blessed with four faith-filled children: Avery, Ellis, Arden and Austen (Kekuhilani). The Matro Ohana attended the first New Hope Oahu worship service with Pastor Wayne in the Stevenson cafeteria and has served in the children’s ministry ever since. Jill served as the first Children’s Ark director for New Hope Aina Haina (which later became New Hope Diamond Head) from 2004 to 2007. Dean became director of the NHDH Children’s Ark during its transition from Diamond Head Theater location to Kahala Mall.
The family first met Pastor Alex through their son, Ellis, at a FUSE event. Today Dean and Jill are joyful to serve as a couple, overseeing the Equipping Ministry, under Pastor Alex. Their vision is to see families worship, learn, and serve together.