Hylan & Rita Slobodkin

Hylan and Rita

Hylan & Rita have been shepherding Beit Tikvah for 21 years. Hylan is our Messianic Rabbi. Rita is the Director of Children's Education and also leads the Women's Ministry. Hylan and Rita have three married children and seven grandchildren.

Joey & Beth Suyat

joey and beth

Joey and Beth Suyat are the Directors of the Youth Ministry. They desire to see young people grow in passion for God and become involved in their community. Joey and Beth graduated from Israel College of the Bible in Jerusalem where they also met and fell in love. They have been blessed with six beautiful children.

Eno Yliniemi

Eno    Eno serves as Administrator, Treasurer of the Finance Council and leads the Sound Ministry.

Jennifer Benvenuti


Jennifer has been an integral member of our staff since 1999. As administrative assistant and receptionist, she keeps the office running smoothly. Jennifer is our Worship Dance leader and, along with the dance team, serves Messianic Dance International. A mother of two and grandmother of three, Jennifer enjoys walking in the woods, gardening and quiet times of prayer.

Teresa Hines


Teresa is our bookkeeper. She and her husband, Norman, have two children. They love road trips, the ocean, and camping.