Our pastor, Eric J. Hanson, is married to Nancy R. Hanson. Over the past 40 years, they raised 3 children who are now all married with children. The Hansons have 6 grandchildren, whom they love and enjoy. Pastor Eric was ordained an elder of Hosanna Church in January of 1982, after having served as volunteer youth pastor since 1977 and an adult small group leader for 2 years at that time. He became a staff pastor in June of that same year, serving as a preaching and teaching associate until mid- 1984, at which time he became co-elder/pastor alongside Dallas E. Henry, and they served together as co-pastors, through thick and thin, for 32 more years, until early in 2016, at which time pastor Dallas retired. Pastor Eric now serves as solo pastor. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Bible theology from International Seminary, and did graduate studies in Church Growth and Health at the New England branch of California Graduate School of Theology. Pastor Eric also loves music and has released several albums through the years, and seen some of his songs published nationally.