2018 LEADERSHIP

Finney Varughese
Lead Pastor
FINNEY@HOPECHURCHNYC.ORG

Fin was born and raised in Queens. He served in a myriad of ministry roles for the last 20 years. From 2008 to 2014 he served as the youth pastor/elder at a church on Long Island, and in 2014 he served as an associate pastor with a church in the South Bronx. He has also been to a number of countries on missions and spoke in various contexts.

Fin is also an avid sports fan rooting for his Yankees, Giants, and Knicks. He enjoys traveling, studying history, the spoken word, playing sports, and spending time with his family. He studied at Nyack College and Liberty University and has a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, Bachelor of Science in Religion, and is currently working on his Doctorate in Counseling. He was trained in church planting with Redeemer City to City.

He is married to his wonderful wife Bindu and they have three beautiful young daughters named Milan, Karis. and Zoe.

Alisbel Zorilla
Children's Director

Dr. Brian Leander
Director  of Leadership Development

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Israel Rodriguez
Teaching Director

Rachel Pierre
Worship Leader

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Luis Quinones
Spiritual Formation Director