Our Story

Our Story

Downtown Brooklyn

February 1, 2003

We launched Hope Christian Center, a church sitting on the corner of New Lots and Pennsylvania Avenues in the East Brooklyn section of New York City. Through our ministry, we’ve become intentional on moving beyond just our street corner directly to the heart and homes of the people we serve.

People raising their hands in praise and worship

Over the last 16 years

We’ve led thousands into a continuing relationship with Jesus, touched more than 43,000 lives through our Hope evangelism efforts, assisted with creating affordable and senior care housing in the East Brooklyn area, launched our new Spring Creek campus, and most recently changed our name to Hope City Church. Reflective of Matthew 5:14, “you are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill can not be hidden,” Hope City Church is an active representation of the Great Commission in and around cities.

Two men embracing each other with a hopeful hug


For the coming years, we want to continue to be an example of God’s love while developing disciples who develop disciples to change the world— radically impacting the cities and locations we’re in.