Leadership

Pastor Uwe Saßnowski

Pastor Uwe Saßnowski is the Senior Pastor of the United Methodist Church for the Frankfurt city area since 2012. He is responsible for the four churches that comprise this international district. Beyond our English-speaking New Hope congregation, there is also the Vietnamese Methodist Church and two German congregations.

Rev. Derrick L. Boykin

Rev. Derrick L. Boykin currently serves as pastor of New Hope Fellowship. Formerly, he served on the staff of Bread for the World working with local communities and churches as the Northeast Regional Organizer. He frequently served as a spokesperson for the anti-hunger advocacy organization, completing radio media tours and speaking engagements. Rev. Boykin is a graduate of Roanoke College in Salem, VA where he received a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy. He holds graduate degrees from both Morehouse School of Religion in Atlanta, GA and the University of Sussex in Brighton, England. He is currently pursing a D.Phil. in Church History at Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität. He is married to lovely Annie Belot-Boykin and is the father of four beautiful children—Alanys, Charlize, Emil and Elias.