1122 East 51st Street Austin, Texas 78723

(512) 792-4673



HOPE Prayer Center exists to be a catalytic resource center for the City of Austin, serving its people by equipping, resourcing and empowering the Churches of Greater Austin to mobilize intercessory worship, before, during and after crisis strikes.

HPC Core Values

of Jesus Christ

of the Scripture

of the Holy Spirit

Unity of the
Citywide Church

in Crisis

“One thing that I have desired of the Lord, that I will seek:
That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life,
to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in His temple.”

Psalm 27:4

Meet Our Team

Corey Stark
HPC Director

Corey Stark is the Director of HOPE Prayer Center. He and his wife Meredith have been married for 25 years and have two daughters Samantha and Justice.

Corey is a visionary that loves empowering people to understand their God-given identity and walk in the fullness of their potential. He has worked in various leadership capacities for the past 30 years, including Director of IHOP-Michiana (2001-2007), Executive Director of IHOPKC Internships (2010-2014), Director of IHOPKC Short-term Training (2012-2018) and Executive Director of Ignite The Nations (2018-current).

His life mission is to exalt Jesus throughout the nations by establishing joyful multigenerational communities with a vibrant culture of effective prayer that empowers missions and impacts the nations, especially in times of crisis.

Jonathan Lugo
HPC Worship Leader & Core Team Member

Jonathan has been a central part of the Prayer Room since its founding in 2016. He has since been instrumental in developing new worship leaders and training volunteers. He currently balances his role in the marketplace with his passion to lead worship in the Prayer Center.

Jessica Cordova
HPC Core Team Member

Jessica is a teacher who volunteers her time in managing our internal and external communication platforms. She also serves as Prayer Leader on the HPC Team.

Judy Terlik
HPC Core Team Member

Judy is passionate about discipleship for young women and outreach in the community. She oversees HPC volunteer engagement and serves as an intercessor in the Prayer Center.

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