Denise Thole was born and raised in New Baden and has been a life-long member of the United Methodist Church, having transferred to Highland Hope from her former home church. She has been married to her husband John for close to 29 years and has raised two beautiful children, Grant and Sage.
She and her husband opened and operate Thole Fabrication and Welding in Highland over 15 years ago, where Denise still enjoys working on evenings and weekends.
Denise is organized and fairly creative, and finds the job of Executive Assistant to the Pastor suits her well. It has been a pleasure for her to get to better know the staff and parishioners at Highland Hope.