George is married to Katie and they have four children – Benjamin, Hannah, Olivia, and William. George grew up in Virginia Beach and attended James Madison University where he earned a B.S. in Biology. George then graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida with a Master’s of Divinity. He worked on staff at Grace Presbyterian Church in Lawrence, Kansas, and later at Knox Presbyterian Church in Harrison Township, Michigan. George moved back to Virginia in 2008 to plant Hope Presbyterian Church.
Blake is married to Hannah and they have two children – Leland, and Clara. Blake grew up outside of Lynchburg, Virginia, and he attended James Madison University where he studied geographic and geological science. Blake earned his M.Div. from Westminster Seminary California in May, 2016. He has worked on staff as a pastor of Hope Presbyterian Church since February, 2017.
Cindy is married to Joe, whom God brought into her life when she was 3 and he was 5. They grew up together in Phoebus and have made Smithfield their home for the past 20 years. After a 30-year federal service career spanning Europe and the US, Cindy served as the pianist for Hope Church and eventually became the Director of Music. She believes God has been preparing her for this since the ripe old age of 12, when she first began serving in the music ministry as the church pianist. It has and continues to be the privilege of her life to serve God and His people in this capacity.
Kathleen is married to Matt, and together they have 2 children. Having grown up in the PCA, Kathleen has experienced firsthand the impact that a strong children’s ministry can have on the development of young peoples’ faith and love for Jesus. Her prayer is that the children of Hope grow to love Christ, serve the church, and build the kingdom of God as they glorify Him throughout their lives.
Julia is married to Mark Peterson and is a mother of three and a grandmother of two. Julia moved to Virginia in 2006 and has worked in the Hope office since 2014.