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Tim Loux started as the Junior High Director here at Hope Center in July 2018. Tim grew up at First Covenant Church of Oakland and has been serving in youth ministry in some capacity for the past 7 years.  He graduated with his BA in Communication Studies at San Francisco State University in December 2017 and is currently working toward a Masters of Arts in Christian Formation at North Park Theological Seminary. 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