AboutLove Strong, Believe Strong, Forgive StrongWhat We BelieveParamount at a spiritual seat with God is the desire and goal of the Hope Center of Christ to help all of God’s children to be closer to their Heavenly Father. Inclusion, not exclusion, belief and relief, and forgiveness, as His Son taught us, is the path to a Holy manifest for this church. Not only is it written, it is believed, and it is lived. Click here to learn more...Senior Pastor Sheila Schuller ColemanPastor James PennerPastor Harold Shaw
Pastor Sheila Schuller Colemanis the Founding Pastor of Hope Center of Christ. Starting as a young girl she helped her father, Robert H. Schuller, behind the scenes as he was building an international ministry. Her life has been dedicated to encouraging the discouraged, loving the forgotten, and teaching the secrets to an intimate and loving relationship with God, the Father, Jesus, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
PastorJames Penneris an ordained minister and is thrilled to volunteer as a Pastor for Hope Center of Christ.Having produced Christian Television programs for Dr. Robert Schuller’s Hour of Power and for Morris Cerullo’s Helpline, Jim has been on the front lines of ministry for over 23 years. “I’ve seen the difference that Jesus Christ makes in the lives of people,” Jim says quickly when you talk to him. “There is no higher calling than to introduce people to the King of kings and Lord of lords.”Jim also holds a degree in Finance from the University of Denver, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from California State University, which he puts to use in his daily life as a Commercial Real Estate Broker for CBRE, a Fortune 500 company.With a smile Jim likes to say, “I sell commercial real estate as my vocation and eternal real estate as my calling, It’s all about Jesus.”
PastorHarold Shawwas called through prayer to serve in His kingdom while at the Crystal Cathedral.Beginning by teaching children's Sunday school for approximately six years, followed by adult bible Sunday school for twice as long, he was lead to the Robert Schuller- inspired Pastor Training of the lay people of the Crystal Cathedral. Afterwards, he began and currently participates in a men’s bible study called the Band of Brothers at the Hope Center of Christ."The most cherished event in my ministry and life is when Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman and the leadership team invited me to be a part of her journey that God had placed on their hearts."