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Tim Loux started as the Junior High Director here at Hope Center in July 2018. Tim grew up at a Covenant church in Oakland and has been serving in youth ministry since his senior year of high school.  He graduated with his BA in Communication Studies at San Francisco State University in December 2017 with hopes of attending seminary in the near future. Tim seeks for the Junior High (Impact)  ministry to be a place where students can better understand who God created them to be. Tim married his high school sweetheart Clare in August 2018.  He enjoys board games, sports (watching and playing), and making people laugh!  You can reach Tim at 

Katie Falgien was hired as our Director of Student Ministries in September, 2014, but has volunteered with the Youth since 2011.  She began attending Hope Center as a high school student in 2005.  She graduated from UCSD in 2009 with a B.S. in Biology, and then worked for a time in the Bay Area at Peet’s Coffee and Tea.  Katie often brings her dog, Teddy, with her to the office.  She enjoys exploring new places and local restaurants. You can reach Katie at

Robin Vitale joined the staff in January, 2013, as the Youth Assistant for Jr. High (Impact), Sr. High (Lighthouse), and the “College Group”.  She has attended Hope Center since 1989.  She enjoys hanging out with her nephews, watching movies, and reading mysteries. You can reach Robin at