Hope Church Staff

Senior Pastor

Pastor Greg Brady, a Clear Lake native, has been a pastor since 2001 and has served at churches in Houston and in the greater St. Louis Area.  After receiving an electrical engineering degree from Texas A&M, he followed God’s call into full time pastoral ministry.  He has a Masters of Divinity degree from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.  He and his wife Melissa have five children.  Greg’s passion is to help people walk in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.



Anita LaVallee Hughes joined the Hope Church staff in the Fall of 1999. During her years at Hope, she has directed the Worship Choir, Children’s Choirs, Teen Ensembles, Praise Team Ministry and the Extended Praise Band.  She oversees music for the Worship Services each week working with various volunteers from the Hope Church family. Anita has a B.A. in Music Education from Milligan College in East Tennessee. Anita and her husband Jonathan have four beautiful and musically talented children.

Stephen Hughes has been a member of Hope Church since 2008 and began his ministry here in 2014 as an intern. Since then, he has embraced God’s call to ministry and has become our new Youth Leader, serves on the Worship Team, and serves alongside our College and Career Ministry. Stephen also travels with the Tyler Murphy Band playing drums at various youth events around the country all year long. Stephen has a passion for students and knows how important this time is. He hopes to inspire students to further God’s kingdom and keep living a Jesus-centered life.