Pastor Mark Gregory
A native of Chattanooga, Mark attended McCallie School and was a member of Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church. He received his college degree from the University of Mississippi where he met his wife, Holley. After graduation, Mark spent a year doing mission work in Peru. He graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. Mark and Holley have one son, Jude and one daughter, Evie. Before coming to Hope Fellowship, Mark was the Associate Pastor of Discipleship at First Presbyterian Church in Covington, TN. Mark enjoys running, biking, triathlons, and basically anything having to do with the great outdoors.
Director of Children and Youth
Bethany Kinsey-Leigh is a woman of many hats! She is a Co Steward of The Hopestead with her husband John Leigh, Office Assistant at Creighton's Wildflower Design Studio, Secretary of The Georgia Council for the Blind (Northwest Georgia Chapter), Communications and Marketing for Back Achers Farm, and Volunteer with Vision Rehabilitation Services!
As she says, coming to Hope in 2017 led to an understanding of The Word as she had never experienced. This led to a deeper relationship with Jesus and a great desire to serve. She brings with her Elementary Education courses, home school experience, and the love of having children of all ages and abilities at her home, The Hopestead.
She and John have 1 daughter, Shelby and 2 sons, Pagiel and Jack.