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.



Donna Hussey is serving as Children’s Minister.  Donna received her undergraduate degree from Howard Payne University and her Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Donna is passionate about children! Children are challenged each week to open their imagination to the story of God and develop skills that will carry them forward in their journey of faith.  Donna’s desire is that children learn to know our loving God, grow in vibrant faith and show God’s love to others.  Donna is married to Mark Hussey and together they have three children, Maria, Andrew and Anna Grace.


Martha Carey has served as Office Manager for five years after retiring from BP/Amoco. She has been a member of Hope Church for 25 years serving in various ministries including Deacon, Treasurer, Praise Team and Choir Member, VBS, Women’s Ministries and church liaison for the addition of the Educational Wing in 2005.

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.