Tony Thompson leads Hope Church in Luton, he is married to Anne and they have two grown up sons, Stephen and Ben, and four delightful grandchildren. He seeks to enable churches to work together across Luton, through leading Transforming Luton … Read More

NIGEL MIDDLETON – Administrator

Nigel’s role is based around heading up the administration at the church. This ranges from taking hiring bookings, dealing with day to day inquiries and supporting the various requirements for the team here. Nigel is married to Theresa and has 2 … Read More

LUKE MIDDLETON – Media & Communications Manager

Luke has been part of the life of Hope Church since its early days and takes on the role of communications. Anything from our weekly What’s On newsletter, keeping our church website up to date and much of our print and digital … Read More

THERESA MIDDLETON – Pastoral Care Lead

Theresa has been a part of Hope Church since 2006. She is married to Nigel and has 2 grown up son’s, Joel & Luke. Theresa supports the Community Areas and our community outreach ministries within Hope Church in developing all … Read More


Linda moved to Luton in 2002 to join our church. She has lived in several countries around the world including Singapore, Australia and Nigeria, but she spent the first years of her life here in Luton. Linda taught in a … Read More

SARAH HIBBARD – Open House Lounge Manager

Sarah is the manager of Open House Lounge. She is responsible for all aspects of running the lounge and oversees a team of volunteers to help; she enjoys making everyone who visits the lounge welcome. Sarah is married to James, … Read More

SHIRLEY WESTON – Cross-Cultural Family and Kids Worker

Shirley has been living in Luton since 2015 and part of Hope Church since then. Her heart is for the local Asian community and she is reaching out to families through prayer, friendship and in practical ways. She has a special desire … Read More

FILIPE ALMEIDA – Assistant Cross-Cultural Family and Kids Worker

Filipe is from Brazil and arrived in Luton in September 2019 to join our staff for two years. His main focus is to serve, grow in relationships and help in some way with integration and emotional care especially with refugees. … Read More