1971 Ralph and Ruby Moore along with their infant son, Carl and Ruby’s brother, Tim, moved to Manhattan Beach, California to plant the first congregation. In 1976 they moved the congregation into its current quarters in Hermosa Beach. When the Moores left for Hawaii they handed off to Zac Nazarian. You can learn more at www.hopechapel.org.
1973 Richard and Dianne Agozino planted Branch of Hope from Hope Chapel in Manhattan Beach. It would touch off nearly five decades of church multiplication. The church is still growing strong under the leadership of one of Rich’s disciples, www.branchofhope.org.
1983 The Moores, their children Carl and Kelly along with Aaron and Stephanie Suzuki and 23 others moved to Oahu to plant Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay on a beach in Kailua. You’ll learn more about this church and its vision at www.myanchorchurch.com.
2013 A year after Carl succeeded his dad at HCKB Ralph and Ruby along with a large group of friends helped the Kaneohe church birth Hope Chapel Honolulu. You can catch these folks at www.hopehonolulu.com.
2018 Ralph and Ruby moved to San Diego to be closer to their daughter and son-in-law Kelly and Travis White. This also brought them closer to their new ministry family Exponential. You’ll learn a lot if you access the free resources at www.exponential.org.
2018 Ralph and Ruby Moore retired from pastoring a prevailing model church to live in San Diego. They lead a couple of online microchurches and Ralph coaches a group of pastors while running a blog at ralphmoore.net. Their latest is an online digichurch with members spread across the United States. Their biggest kicks come from time spent with their two adult children and their families including a couple of new grandchildren.