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Our Biblical Foundation

Our Covenant

                                            Investing in lives, transforming with capital, giving Hope and a future through sustained partnership.

Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

Isaiah 61:4 "They will rebuild the ancient ruins and restore the places long devastated; they will renew the ruined cities that have been devastated for generations."

                        Developing vibrant communities through innovation and partnership with our five Pillars.

  1. Economic Empowerment

  2. Education

  3. Environment Development

  4. Health and Wellness

  5. Resident Engagement


Executive Director

born in Wichita, Kansas. He was educated in the Public School System of Wichita. He is a graduate of Wichita Southeast High School. He received his Associate of Art Degree from Hutchinson Community College. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at El Paso. He received his Master of Divinity Degree (cum laude) from Phillips Theological Seminary.  He received his Doctor of Ministry Degree, specializing in Church Administration and Congregational Growth and Revitalization from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.  Dr. Harding is married to the former Teketa Berry and they have two adult children: Carnez and Makayla

In 1998, Dr. Harding was ordained a Deacon in the United Methodist Church. In 2002, Dr. Harding was ordained an Elder in the United Methodist Church.  He served Saint Mark United Methodist Church, in Wichita, Kansas, for three years as an Associate Pastor in the Great Plains Annual Conference.

In July of 1998 Dr. Harding was appointed by the Great Plains Annual Conference, to Dellrose United Methodist Church in Wichita, Kansas, where he currently serves as Lead Pastor. Since coming to Dellrose, by reaching out to the surrounding community, Dellrose has grown from 25 to 800 on the membership roll. Growth and renewal can be seen throughout the congregation. Not only is the church growing numerically, but it is also growing spiritually and financially. Dr. Harding attributes the growth of the church to dynamic teaching, fellowship, praise and worship, and to the fact that Dellrose is a place where everyone will feel the love of God, find the joy of Christ, and experience the power of the Holy Spirit. 




Contact Us

HOPE Community Development Corporation
1502 N.Dellrose
Wichita, KS 67208

Phone: (316) 648-9131
Office: (316) 684-5182


HOPE Community Development Corporation
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