Bishop Clark W.P. Lowenfield, Senior Pastor
The Right Rev'd Clark WP Lowenfield is married to Tricia and has three daughters: Nancy Page, Mary Moore, and Catherine Clare. Besides serving as Senior Pastor of HopePointe, Bishop Clark also oversees The Anglican Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast and is also a leader in the One Mission Fellowship of churches in the Montgomery County area. He is a graduate of Amherst College with degrees in Political Science and Economics and The University of the South-School of Theology in Sewanee, Tennessee with a Master of Divinity.
Lisa J. Schwandt, Deacon
The Rev'd Lisa Schwandt, more commonly known as “Deacon Lisa,” serves as an associate pastor, living out various pastoral and teaching responsibilities at HopePointe. She also serves as Dean of the College of Deacons for The Anglican Diocese of the Gulf Coast. Lisa received her Bachelor of Journalism degree from The University of Texas at Austin and her Certificate of Diaconal Studies from the Anglican School for Ministry. Lisa is married to Scott, and they have two grown children, Sarah and Michael.
John Tucker, Priest
The Rev'd John Tucker, is currently serving as our Lead Pastor for Family Life at HopePointe and living out various pastoral and teaching responsibilities. He also serves as Communications Director for The Anglican Diocese of the Gulf Coast. John grew up in Austin Texas and attended Wake Forest University, before leaving Wake to move to Zambia, Africa to serve as a missionary for just under four years. John is currently pursuing his Masters of Pastoral Ministry at Nashotah House Theological Seminary.
Shelly Sorem, Deacon
Shelly came to know and love the Lord in 1999 and has been a follower of Jesus is ever since. She holds a B.S. in Elementary Education and a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology. Shelly has worked in children’s and women’s ministries and as a youth pastor. She is a deacon and a chaplain at the Westlake Volunteer Fire Department and serves as the vice president for Daughters of the Holy Cross Provincial Council. Shelly is passionate about people coming to know the love of the Lord and growing in their faith. She loves teaching Bible study and helping people dig into Scripture for themselves in order to learn how to apply it to their lives. Pastoral care ministry is where her heart is. Shelly is very relational and enjoys creating Christian communities where people can truly be discipled and walk life together.
She and her husband Bill have been married for 27 years. They have two adult daughters, Allison and Emily and a granddaughter, Adalyn. Allison is a labor and delivery nurse and her husband, Kyle, is finishing his degree in physical therapy in San Antonio. Emily and her three-year old daughter, Adalyn, live in Huntsville while Emily completes a Master’s degree in clinical psychology. They all like to spend time together, especially when they can be at the beach or hiking in the mountains.
Robert Shaw, Executive Pastor
After a career of 38 years working in the energy industry, Robert retired with his wife Karen to The Woodlands. Robert assists the treasurer with the financial records of the church, works with our various church partners on the campus and helps keep the overall church property running smoothly.
Sandy Rambach, Lead Pastor - SHAPE Ministry
Sandy Rambach serves as Lead Pastor of SHAPE, a ministry helping people to identify and serve out of their spiritual gifts. She is also a Biblical Therapist here at HopePointe. Sandy and her husband, Steve, are long-time residents of The Woodlands. She was born and raised in South Dakota and has a background in music and design from Augustana College and the University of Houston.
Sherry Pond, Pastor of Traditional Music
As Organist-Choirmaster, Sherry directs HopePointe's multi-generational choir that helps lead the traditional worship service. Additionally, she is the Founding Director of the Woodlands Boys Choir, an outreach ministry of HopePointe. Sherry holds B.M.,B.M.Ed. and M.M.degrees from Texas Christian University, studied organ in Germany under a Fulbright Grant, and has served on the music faculties of SHSU and Dartmouth College. She is married to Dennis and has three grown children, one grandchild, and four dogs.
Elders and Stewards
HopePointe's leadership also includes two groups of godly church-family members known as Elders and Stewards. You can read more about them by clicking here.