At Hope City Church, The Hope Centre, and Higher Grounds Coffee House, we're here to help you to become everything that God created you to be.

Our Mission Statement is to REACH people with the Good News of Jesus, RESTORE the reign of God in our lives, and REPRODUCE followers of Jesus Christ.

We like to say that "Church is not where you go; it's who we are!"


Kathleen Humphries

Ministry Associate


Kathleen contributes to our mission of making disciples by leading a team of volunteers, hosting guests at our ministry centre, and providing organization and administration for all of our ministries.  Kathleen is married to Bill, and together they have 4 sons and 2 grandchildren.

Kevin Mast

Lead Pastor,

Executive Director - Hope Centre

Husband. Father. Follower of Jesus. Here by grace alone. "I want to be known for knowing Jesus."  Kevin just wants to help people to follow Jesus.  As Hope's Pastor, "PK" is the cultural architect and ministry catalyst, empowering others to serve and to move the mission of Jesus forward in our city, one life at a time.

Rachel Bates

Higher Grounds

Assistant Manager

Joining our team in November, 2019!



Planned for 2020

Ministry Associate

Director - Hope House Barrie

This position will oversee the programme delivery of our counseling and treatment centre in our planned expansion in 2019.  This venue will house our Pathways classroom, and multi-use meeting space dedicated mainly to our developing trauma and addiction treatment programme and counseling space.  In addition, a "Hope House" pilot project is planned for several supported transitional rooms and a resource centre.  We are not yet recruiting for this position.


Custodian Ministry

This limited, part-time position is currently vacant and is being staffed by our ministry intern and volunteers.

We are not recruiting for this position at this time.

Would you like to know more? Contact us!

© 2019 Hope City Church Barrie

34 Mary Street, Barrie ON L4N1S8

705-503-HOPE (4673)


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