About Us


Jeremy Cranmer - Director

Pastor Jeremy was born and raised in Elmira, NY on the south side of town.  He graduated from Davis College in Binghamton, NY with a degree in Religious Education where he also met wife, Tricia Cranmer. They have been happily married since 2004 and have two beautiful children, ages 10 and 7.

After college, he served as the part-time youth minister for Dryden Baptist church for 7 years before being called back to Elmira. Returning to Elmira, Pastor Jeremy then served as youth pastor for 5 years at Higher Hope Church.  In October 2016 he accepted a full-time position with Higher Hope Church to be their associate pastor.  In January 2018 he started as the new director of the Neighborhood Transformation Center.

Pastor Jeremy has always had a passion for Elmira and to see people experience the Love of Christ through each of us showing love to the community around us.

Tami Mallare - Family Resource Coordinator

Available Monday-Wednesday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m.

Phone: 483-0960

Charisma Martin - Summer & After-School Program Coordinator

Phone: 483-2345


Board members

President - Shawnie Brown
Vice President - Rashaad Burns
Secretary  - Cynthia Manning
Treasurer -  Jacob Barnes
Rick Cornfield
Michael Schooley
Amy Hatch