OUR VISION:

PROCLAIMING JESUS CHRIST

~AS SAVIOR

  AND LORD

~IN ACTION

~TO OTHERS

LIVING HOPE CHURCH IS A MULTI-GENERATIONAL CHURCH THAT VALUES:

  • Developing healthy relationships in the family, church, and community.
  • Relying on the transforming power of God to change our lives.
  • Engaging the culture with God-centered principles.
  • Applying biblical wisdom to our everyday lives.
  • Serving those who have been marginalized by society.
  • Our service style is casual and contemporary with practical biblical teaching.

LIVING HOPE CHURCH IS A MEMBER CHURCH OF THE FREE METHODIST CHURCH OF NORTH AMERICA, OREGON CONFERENCE.

The Free Methodist Church is a worldwide denomination of Protestant Christianity. The overarching goal of the Free Methodist Church is to bring wholeness to the world through healthy biblical communities of holy people multiplying disciples, leaders, groups and churches. To learn more about how the Free Methodist Church, please visit:  https://fmcusa.org. To see specifics about Free Methodist Church believes visit: https://fmcusa.org/resources/fm-articles-of-religion.

Mark & Jan Kelley

Mark Kelley enjoys helping other people find their place in God’s kingdom. He entered pastoral ministry right out of college, and has led churches in Oregon, Washington, Iowa and Kansas. For the past three years, he specialized in providing interim ministry to Nazarene churches. Pastor Mark enjoys watching people experience God during Bible Studies. His love for the Bible is also revealed by the 17 years he spent teaching at two Bible Colleges.

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Mark and his wife Jan have two grown children, both of whom live in Eugene, along with their first grandson. The whole family gathers at Mark & Jan’s every Friday evening for a meal and time for mutual support. Mark enjoys long walks through the woods, birding, and roasting his own coffee.

MEET OUR PASTORS

Mark & Jan Kelley

REV. MARK KELLEY, LEAD PASTOR

Mark Kelley enjoys helping other people find their place in God’s kingdom. He entered pastoral ministry right out of college, and has led churches in Oregon, Washington, Iowa and Kansas. For the past three years, he specialized in providing interim ministry to Nazarene churches. Pastor Mark enjoys watching people experience God during Bible Studies. His love for the Bible is also revealed by the 17 years he spent teaching at two Bible Colleges.

Mark and his wife Jan have two grown children, both of whom live in Eugene, along with their first grandson. The whole family gathers at Mark & Jan’s every Friday evening for a meal and time for mutual support. Mark enjoys long walks through the woods, birding, and roasting his own coffee.

Bruce Smith, Youth Pastor

Bruce grew up in Veneta, Oregon which is a small town just west of Eugene. His passion is serving youth and helping them grow, learn, and experience God’s Love and he has worked with youth for over 10 years. In addition to serving as youth pastor at Living Hope Church, Bruce works with a local foster family. He and his wife Christina love serving the Lord and spending time with their daughters.

Bruce, Christina & Madeline Smith
Debbie Powell

Debbie Powell, Spiritual Director Pastor

Debbie and her husband Dave have been part of the Living Hope family for nearly 6 years. They have 4 children and are blessed with 9 grandchildren. Debbie has been on staff at Living Hope for over 4 years. She is a certified Spiritual Director and her passion is meeting with people and discovering how God is working in their lives. She also enjoys gardening and a good mystery novel.