Pastor Michael Traylor, MD, MPA

email: pastormike@newhopefree.org

Michael is an Assistant pastor and elder at New Hope. Formerly, Dr. Traylor was the founding Pastor of Christ Community Fellowship, in Twinsburg, Ohio, on the eastern edge of the metropolitan Cleveland area. Michael has also served as the coordinator of local ministerial groups and has directed numerous community based ministries over the past decade. He has served in denominational roles as district leader and general church delegate. His passions include leadership development, community development, and relational wholeness.

Michael answered his call to pastor while finding success as a board certified Pediatrician in Cleveland, Ohio. He continues to practice pediatrics at the Anthony Jordan Health Center in Rochester. His medical experiences include directorships of health centers, free clinics, and child advocacy programs. Additionally, he was involved in short term missions programs in Kenya, Malawi, and Rwanda Africa, where Michael and his wife, Amelia Cleveland-Traylor, MD, rendered patient care, offered consultations, and preached the gospel.