Lead Pastor

Johnny, aka “JT” is the lead pastor which simply means he’s the one that gets to toss and turn all night. He has a passion for teaching God’s word through simple yet relevant messages that challenge and bring hope. JT is a graduate of the University of Texas at El…

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Worship Leader

Jennie is the musical one of the bunch who likes to go around knocking on doors singing “Do You Want To Build A Snowman?” Her goal is to create an unforgettable Sunday morning experience through worship where everyone who walks in experiences the presence of Jesus. She has a Bachelor…

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Kids Ministry Director

Courtney is passionate about blending the two most important influences in a child’s life: home and church. After volunteering since 2014, she decided to take the reins and is now overseeing all the kids from birth to fifth grade. Courtney is excited that Hope City is establishing its roots in…

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Creative Director

Pete serves as our Creative Director. He has a passion to showcase our “Hopesters” lives and stories in a visually compelling way with the use of photography, video and social media. With 12 years experience working as a professional web developer and UI/UX designer, Pete brings his creativity and technical…

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Jill Roberts

Connections Director

Jill is a transplant to the big city of El Paso with her husband, Josh, who is active duty in the Air Force—yes, the Air Force ?—at Fort Bliss. They most recently moved from Minot, ND, but she grew up in the northeast corner of Mississippi in a town of…

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Gabrielle Montelongo

Student Ministry Director

Born and raised in the city of the 915, Gabby is currently attending the University of Texas at El Paso majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Accounting. Part-time barista and full-time dog mom, Gabby has a passion for seeing the youth of El Paso connect with God in a…

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Elizabeth Alvarado

Social Media Coordinator

Elizabeth has had a strong calling to serve children since her childhood. She quickly becomes the “coach” in the groups she is surrounded by. She loves to lend a hand and is the first to offer encouraging words and a listening ear to those that are in need. In the…

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