We are pastoral, administration and technical personnel responsible for all services in Hope Church in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Ipswich as well as Unidus Community Centre.
Kittisak Luengingkasut (Torch)Event Director / Ablaze Pastor
Torchie oversees the weekly running of Church Program Division which comprises Worship, Arts & Media Department, Service Program Department and Event Management including HR training, Project planning and Ministry development. He is also the Ablaze Service Pastor.
Education Background: Master of Communication Studies, QUT and Advanced Diploma in Christian Ministries.
Sunita Esther PalaPastoral
Sunita serves as the personal assistant to Ps Wilson. She also provides oversight to the university student ministry at UQ, QUT & Griffith (Uni-Generation) as the Service Coordinator for the St Lucia Afternoon Service. Her role includes coordination of the weekly running of the St Lucia Centre services, particularly the programs, events, worship and service operations. She loves travel, movies, music, good chats with family and friends, and an occasional activity that provides an adrenalin rush!
Education background: Bachelor of Business (Major in Marketing); Masters of Information Technology, UQ
Chris leads the Service Programs Department which oversees the programming, communications and management aspects of our weekend services. Chris is also involved in various church-wide projects, such as materials development, Unidus fundraising, and Lifetrax.
Education Background: Bachelor of Business (Marketing & E-Business), QUT
Sandy assists in the daily operation of Hope Church office, and is the point of contact for general enquiries. Her role involves providing administrative support to all services in Hope Church, and is responsible for external and internal communications.
Education Background: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
Joan FooWorship, Arts & Media
Joan is one of the pastoral staff in Willawong service. She assists the service pastor in Church Health and Church Growth Initiatives. She also provides pastoral care to the working adult ministry in Willawong. Her role also includes overseeing the Service Worship Department. Joan loves cooking/baking, music, good fun time with family and friends, and exploring new things from travel to new skills.
Background Education: Bachelor of Pharmacy, UQ
Jason ChiaLife Trax
James LimUnidus Operations Manager
Jacyline KhorHands of Hope & Events
Jacyline is the Project Coordinator of Hands of Hope, which is the community arm of the church. Her role includes overseeing the different programs, liaising with community groups and managing the volunteers. She also oversees the events department, and is involved in the organising of all church-wide events.
Background Education: Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Master of Social Work, QUT
Joy oversees the children’s ministry (Kids for Christ) of Hope Church Brisbane, which includes St Lucia & Willawong Centre. She works closely with the centre coordinators, in training new volunteers, overseeing and planning the curriculum and weekly operations of the children’s ministry. In addition, she also oversees the annual kids’ conference.
Educational Background: Master of Human Services Management, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Peter TruongEvangelist & Hope International Ministries
Peter is an international evangelist, and he ministers around the world in many churches through evangelism trainings and healing meetings. He also works part time for HIM & HMA to produce Advance Newsletters, Eclub Newsletters and Rivers of Hope Newsletters.
Education Background: Bachelor of Medical Imaging