Our Staff

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.

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Wilson Lim

Senior Pastor
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Ps. Wilson is the founding and senior pastor for Hope Church. He was a former research scientist with CSIRO. Ps. Wilson also serves on the Board a community services organization, Australian Care and Trauma Services (ACTS) and previously on an interdenominational Bible college. He is also chairman of Hands of Hope, the community arm of Hope Church. He is recognised for his balanced, in-depth teaching and engaging-style of expository preaching. His passion is teaching, equipping leaders and building the church.
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Lai Ling Lim

Associate Pastor
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Ps. Lai Ling, together with Joy Han provide oversight over a team of volunteers whose passion is to minister to the future generation – the children. She leads, trains and equips members of the church with aspects of pastoral care, prayer, intercession, prophetic and counseling ministries. She also oversees the operations of encouraging church membership.Ps Lai Ling is also a part-time staff with Hope International Ministries. She supports her husband, Dr Wilson Lim in ministering to the HIM family. She is also overseeing the intercession and prophetic ministries in HIM.
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Joshua Chee

Assistant Pastor
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Ps Joshua pastors the Willawong and St Lucia Centres in Brisbane, which are composed of a wide range of demographic groups from Family, Working Professionals, to University and IES Foundations students. He is extensively involved in various pastoral and operational ministries in church, including the Finance Department, Build Unidus fundraising committee, Spiritual Development, etc. He is also overseeing the pioneering work at Ipswich.
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Lance Wolter

Assistant Pastor
Lance Wolter
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Lance pastors Hope Church Gold Coast, as well as overseeing our centres in Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle and Queanbeyan. With his wife, Belle they are also overseeing our church planting in Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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May Burrell

Pastoral
May Burrell
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May manages the service programs and operations for Willawong service. Her role includes coordination of the weekly running of the Willawong Sunday worship services. She also oversees the missions department and outreach department. May serves in Hope Ministries Australia, assisting Ps Wilson in providing administrative support to his role as Chairman of the Hope Churches in Oceania region. She promotes and develop support for missions for the Hope Oceania churches.
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Kittisak Luengingkasut (Torch)

Event Director / Ablaze Pastor
Kittisak Luengingkasut (Torch)
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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.
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Sunita Esther Pala

Pastoral
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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
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Steven Lee

Administration
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Steven oversees the administration team for Hope Church and Unidus Community Centre. He is also responsible for the overall operations of Hope International Ministries Offices.

Educational Background: Bachelor of Business Management and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting). UQ
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Timothy Pan

Audiovisual/IT/Business
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Tim manages the vast audiovisual facilities at Unidus Community Centre as well as IT. He provide overall support for Willawong Service and is also looking ahead to progress the development of worship from a technological point of view.

Educational Background: BSc (Hon I)
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Grace Ho

Administration
Grace Ho
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Grace oversees the Administration Department of Hope Church, and is responsible of Human Resources, Communications, Church Office operations, and developing systems and policies for the church.

Education Background: BE (Chemical), UQ
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Angelene Tan

Finance
Angelene Tan
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Angelene oversees the daily financial operations. In the administration department, she is responsible for Church Communication and Church Statistics.

Education Background: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), UQ
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Chris Bee

Pastoral
Chris Bee
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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
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Sandy Lau

Administration
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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)
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Joan Foo

Worship, Arts & Media
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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
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Jacyline Khor

Hands of Hope & Events
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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
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James Lim

Unidus Operations Manager
James Lim
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James Lim is the Operations Manager for Unidus Community Center. His primary duty is to lead and manage operations team and volunteers to ensure the facility are fully maintained and operational for each events and functions.

Education Background: Bachelor of Honour Chemical Engineering
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Joy Han

Pastoral
Joy Han
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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)
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Adam Khoo

Pastoral
Adam Khoo
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Adam is a pastoral staff of Ablaze Service. He assistsPs Torch in the weekly running of Ablaze Service and servesin our youth ministry.
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Peter Truong

Evangelist & Hope International Ministries
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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
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Belinda Wolter

Pastoral
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Belinda helps Hope NSW churches
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Benjamin Seah

Facilities
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Benjamin is responsible of the Grounds and Site maintenance at Unidus Community Centre. He leads a team of volunteers to look after the gardens and lawns every fortnight. He is also in charge of the operation of Book Café.

Education Background: BBA(LaTrobe), BEng(QUT), PhD(CQU)
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Chris Lim

Worship, Arts & Media
Chris Lim
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Chris assist Torch in the weekly administration of the Worship, Arts & Media department

Background Education: Bachelor of Engineering

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WILSON LIM

Pastor Wilson Lim is the founding and senior pastor for Hope Church in Brisbane and also serves as an Elder with Hope International Ministries. He was a former research scientist with CSIRO. Pastor Wilson also serves on the Board of a community services organization, Australian Care and Trauma Services (ACTS) and previously on an interdenominational Bible college. He is recognised for his balanced, in-depth teaching and engaging-style of expository preaching. His passion is teaching, equipping leaders and building the church.  He travels extensively to minister to HIM churches in different parts of the world.

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SIMON ENG

Pastor Simon Eng graduated as a Civil Engineer from Melbourne, Australia. In 1992, together with a team, they pioneered Hope Kuching and the church has successfully produced many leaders and pioneers to this day. In 2001, Pastor Simon and family moved back to Kuala Lumpur to be the Senior Pastor of Hope Kuala Lumpur. Pastor Simon is currently also the President of Hope International Ministries. He travels extensively to minister to various regional churches of Hope. He loves to build God’s people and is actively serving to fulfill God’s Great Commission.

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RAVI SUNDAR

Rev. D. Ravi Sundar is a leader with zeal, committed to God-given vision and founded Shalom Church in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India in the year 2001. Pastor Ravi is a well-known and well-respected preacher who has traveled to over 16 nations declaring the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ in Churches, sharing principles of leadership at Seminars, encouraging pastors conducting prayer drives and planted 76 churches across the countries Sri Lanka, Fiji and Philippines.

A shepherd at heart, he identifies and understands the challenges of pastoral ministry and makes every effort to uplift pastors and their families. He strongly believes that Church must make an impact on society. The ministry of Pastor Ravi reaches to thousands of people across India and his messages are a blessing to the sick, the brokenhearted and to those who are helpless.

 

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NORMAL PRICING

WA, NZ & International

Adults / Youth (13 - 17 years) / Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $149

QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

Adults - $179
Youth (13 - 17 years) - $159
Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $179

What's included?

  • A cup of freshly brew coffee
  • All meals provided (3 lunches & 2 dinners)
  • Refreshments
  • Special demographic sphere sessions for families, working adults, uni students and youth.

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PART-TIME

All Part-Time Registrations

1. 1 x full-day - $60
2. 2 x night sessions - $60
3. 1 x full-day + 2 x night sessions - $110

**No meal provided for part-time registration

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KIDS CONFERENCE

PRICE

$15 (without meal)
$55 (with 3 lunches and 2 dinners)

Kids conference is a fun, safe and action-packed program with music, bible-teaching lessons and games for children, which runs concurrently with all sessions at Oceania Convention. This conference is for children from Prep – Grade 6.

PROGRAM

5 JULY
8:45 / Sign in
9:00 / Session 1 (Worship & Bible Lesson)
10:40 / Morning Tea
11:00 / Lunch
13:00 / Session 3 & Outdoor Fun
15:00 / Finish
18:00 / Night Session 1 & Movie Night
20:30 / Finish

7 JULY
8:45 / Sign in
9:00 / Worship with main congregation
9:45 / Back in Room
10:15 / Morning Tea
10:45 / Session 7, Wrap Up, Prayer and Soaking
12:00 / Finish

6 JULY
8:45 / Sign in
9:00 / Session 4 (Worship & Bible Lesson)
10:40 / Morning Tea
11:00 / Session 5
12:00 / Lunch
13:30 / Session 6, Talent Time
14:45 / Finish
18:00 / Night Session 2, Camp Fire & Showtime
20:30 / Finish

Photographs will be taken at the Kids’ Conference. Please advise the conference organiser or the photographer on the day if you do not wish for your photo to be taken.

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PROGRAM

Thursday, 5 July

Registration: 8:30am
Session 1: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 2: 11:00am
Lunch: 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions: 1:00pm
Free Time: 3:00pm
Dinner: 4:00pm
Session 3: 6:00pm

Saturday, 7 July

Session 7: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 8: 11:20am
Closing: 12:05pm
Lunch: 12:20pm

Friday, 6 July

Session 4: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 5: 11:00am (demographic spheres)
Lunch: 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions: 1:30pm (optional)
Free Time: 2:45pm
Dinner: 4:00pm
Session 6: 6:00pm (Missions)

(Schedule is subject to change)

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Breakout & Demographics Spheres

This session is to provide the avenue for people who are passionate about living out love on a particular frontline, to come together and exchange practical ideas of doing it personally or together.

Day 1 / Breakout Topics

/ Parenting Children with Challenging Behaviour: To encourage & inspire parents to live and love from God’s perspective through every season of parenting.

/ Swimming Against The Tide: To inspire youth to live out who God calls them to be, in the midst of pressures and expectations of who the world that tells them they should be.

/ Sharing Hope in Crisis: To shed light of God’s heart for people in dealing with crisis in life (could be day-to-day life events). To learn how we can be the hands and feet to bring hope into the situation.

/ Simplify Your Life for the Gospel: To inspire the church to live a life uncompromised and worthy of the gospel on a daily basis. To challenge people to drop the ‘baggage’ hindering them to soar in faith.

/ Apologetics (Evidence that demands a verdict): To learn to provide answers to tough questions about our Christian faith.

/ Discipling Millennnials: To equip mentors and leaders to impact to the millennial generation while still being relevant to them.

/ How to develop leadership skills for life: To encourage people and provide tips on how to be a good steward and learn to lead in life (outside the church).

Day 2 / Demographic Spheres

/ Married Couples: Getting Real about Marriage

/ Working Adults: God at Work, 9 to 5 Window, Thank God it's Monday!

/ Students: Living in God's Mission Field

/ Youth: Outlive Your Life, Maximise the Moment

Day 2 / Breakout Topics (Optional)

/ I want to communicate God's Word to others in a helpful way

/ I want to finance God's kingdom (working adults)

/ I want to raise godly children (families)

/ I want to reach out to my colleagues (working adults)

/ I want to reach out to my parents/siblings

/ I want to reach out through the creative arts

/ Developing An Effective Worship Team In Your Local Church (BY INVITATION ONLY): Today, there is a greater need in training and equipping worship ministers more than there was decades ago! More and more churches across the globe have now thrived to become excellent and creative in worship that honours our creative God. This breakout session will highlight some key elements in building and developing worship leaders & team in your local church. With a panel of key worship ministry members from Hope Singapore, we will discuss some practical ways that help equip your worship ministers effectively for the task at hand.

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TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

Hotels

Robertson Gardens
Calamvale Hotel
AirBnB
Quest Eight Mile Plains

**Discount available at Quest Apartments - use discount code HOPE.

Interstate Delegates

Please book your flights to leave Brisbane after 5pm.

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Pre-School Program

We understand that it can be challenging for parents with tiny tots to attend a full-day conference. Therefore, in this conference, we will be providing preschool daytime program for children from 2 years old to pre-prep. So that the parents can enjoy the conference while the little ones are taken care by our wonderful volunteers.

Share Your Story

Sharing your story is simply telling what God has done in your life. Your story is a gift from God to bless others.

We love to celebrate every story we receive and we always look for opportunities to share what God is doing in the lives of people at Hope through events, social media, and online.

Whether you’ve been with us since day one or just joined us recently, we want to hear your story! If you need help putting your story into words, try this simple step-by-step writing guide.

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FAQ

How do I register for the conference?
You can register here

What does the conference fee covered?
The ticket include the participation in Oceania Convention 2018, material needed for the conference, 5 meals and 1 free coffee from our lovely barista!

Are meals provided during OC2018?
You will receive 2 morning teas, 3 lunches and 2 dinners. Due to a wide range of food allergies and dietary restrictions, we are unable to accommodate special requests regarding meals. However, once meal has been served to delegates, anyone needing to purchase other food will be released to do so.

Where can I find the conference schedule?
Please visit our full conference program here [insert program link]

How can I register for breakout session?
No pre-registration required for all the breakout sessions. Sessions pass will be available each morning to be pick-up by delegates. Please note that there is a capacity limit for each breakout session. It is delegate’s responsibility to make sure that they get into their desired breakout session.

Is there a part-time registration?
Yes, we do offer a range of part-time registration package. You can refer to our part-time registration details for the pricing. Please note that the registration is only available after 31st May.

Can my kids come to conference?
Yes definitely! To make it possible for parents with tiny tots to engage and enjoy the conference, we are providing a preschool daytime program for children from 2 years old to pre-prep. We’ll do our best to care for and love on your little ones! We also have Kids Conference available for children from pre-school to Grade 6.

How do I organise accommodation?
If you book through Quest Eight Mile Plain, you can receive a discount rate by entering the promo code “HOPE”. Otherwise, you can visit our Travel & Accomodation [Insert link] for other options.

Can I transfer my registration to another person?
Please note that tickets purchased for Oceania Convention 2018 are non-refundable. Tickets are transferable to another individual at any time. We thank you in advance for not asking for exceptions.

Can I cancelled my registration?
Please note that tickets purchased for OC2018 are non-refundable. Tickets are transferable to another individual at any time. If you wish to do that, please contact [email protected] We thank you in advance for not asking for exceptions.

How do I contact OC2018 if I have a question about my purchase?
Please kindly email [email protected]

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