Rev. Tom Masterson

An accomplished sinner, Tom is the founding pastor of Hope Church. Prior to San Antonio, Tom served for 5 years at New Harvest EPC in St. Louis, MO and was Director of Youth Ministries for 2 years at Christ EPC in Houston, TX. 

Tom and his wife Kathy are both graduates of The University of the South (’89), Sewanee, TN.  Tom received his Master of Divinity (’97) from Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO.  

Tom enjoys fly fishing, Spurs basketball, Johnny Cash music, grilling, cigars, wine, bourbon tasting and deep theological discussions! He is passionate about serving his community locally and globally including our 'sister church' in central Cuba. A native Texan, Tom enjoys studying the state's history and proudly wears his cowboy hat!

"What I absolutely love about Hope is the collection of genuine people that God has gathered together here. The souls that make up Hope Church are warm, and defined by Grace."

The Masterson Family

The Masterson family originally moved to north San Antonio in March of 1999 commissioned by the EPC to start a new church here.  A native Texan, Pastor Tom grew up in the Houston area and is a passionate outdoorsman.  His wife Kathy is originally from Nashville and they met in college in Sewanee, Tennessee.  Tom and his wife Kathy married in 1993 and they have two daughters: Sydney and Annie.