Ps. Luke and Rachel Main are the senior pastors at Hope Valley Christian Church. They have been in this role since February 2013, but have been a part of Hope Valley for many years prior to taking on the senior leadership role. Luke and Rachel have 4 children (Zara, Max, Eva and Violet), are both passionate about the welfare of their local community and have each served in various roles in numerous community organisation in addition to their roles at Hope Valley. It is their dream to see this community connected by Christ’s love and empowered by the Holy Spirit. Luke and Rachel believe that they have been called to this area to steward God’s plan to reach many people with the saving work of Jesus.
Hope Valley Church is a contemporary Christian church located in the heart of Hunter Valley wine country. Our vision is to be an inclusive, Christ-centred community, participating in God’s plan to meet the immediate and eternal needs of Cessnock and beyond. Our six core values are: Hope, Grace, Community, Growing, Inclusion and Restoring Relationships.
Hope Valley is passionately committed to serving the community of Cessnock and beyond in innovative and creative partnerships and programs. We partner with community groups, welfare agencies, schools, churches and families to strengthen relationships, connections and faith in our community.
We would love to connect with you! Hope Valley is a place where everyone can belong and participate in our faith community. Connect with us at church or through one of our community programs to find out more about volunteering.
Our church meets every Sunday morning from 930am to celebrate Jesus and his place in our lives.
As a church we look forward to engaging in this unique experience of combined worship and inspiration every week! We would love to invite you to join with us this week.