Michael Nicholas grew up in Bucks County PA and was raised in the Roman Catholic Church from birth. He attended Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and obtained a B.S. Degree in Geology, after which he worked for environmental engineering firms. Michael now works in the social services field as a patient advocate at a State Hospital and is presently a Deacon at Hope Church. He came to faith in Christ later in life at the age of 46 in 2008 during which time he was attending a bible study held by Pastor Steve Wilson at Hope Church. He subsequently started attending Hope and became a member in 2011 and was installed as a Deacon in 2014. Michael has extended family in the Easton PA area and a sister living in Mansfield PA. His desire is to see the gospel spread throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne and surrounding counties through personal and church outreach.