Young Adults Staff

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Young Adults Director



Bryan Hopper and his family have been attending Bridgeway since 2013, and he joined the staff as Young Adult Director in December of 2016. In his role, he oversees Bridgeway Young Adults, preaching at their weekly gatherings, overseeing missional communities and events, and leading a large volunteer team. Bryan loves spending time with people and seeing them grow in their understanding of God's purpose for their lives.

Bryan has been married to Tawny since 2005. They have two sons, Lucas and Jonah, and are expecting a third in 2017. Prior to coming to Bridgeway he completed coursework at San Jose City College and spent nearly a decade working in management for several national firms and an accounting practice. Outside of work he enjoys food, friends, movies, conversations, Star Wars, and Bay Area sports.

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Amanda Beck
Assistant to Lance & Bridgeway Young Adults



Amanda Beck has been on Bridgeway’s staff since April of 2017, and she currently serves as an administrative assistant to Pastor Lance and to Bridgeway’s Young Adult ministry. She assists Lance by scheduling his meetings and helping him use his time most efficiently, and she provides general administrative support to Bryan, our Young Adults Director. She loves her job because she has great respect for her two bosses and her coworkers. She loves being a part of a team of people who put their heart and soul into ministry.

Amanda is from a big family in the Bay Area, and she has a dog named Maverick. When she is not at work she likes to get outside and go on adventures with friends. Being outdoors helps her get away from the busyness of life and connect with God. Some of her favorite outdoor activities are hiking, kayaking, and beach volleyball.