Meet Our Leaders

Our Mission:

We exist to welcome people to faith; equip people with a faith that works in real life; and send us in service into the world in Jesus name. We will use LOVE as our foundation and build up with teaching and serving mankind with biblical principles and brotherly love.
Jose Elias GonzalezJose Elias Gonzalez
Senior Pastor
Jose Elias Gonzalez is the Lead Pastor of Love & Living Hope Church. Jose and his wife, Jackie, founded Love & Living Hope Church in Clermont, Fl., since 2010. Together they have been in ministry specializing in Family Ministry ... more
Office Phone: 352-243-5683

Jackeline GonzalezJackeline Gonzalez
First Lady/Women's Ministry/Children's Ministry
Jackie has been blessed and nurtured in and around ministry since her childhood and leading into her adult life. Serving alongside her husband, Jose Elias throughout their entire marriage of 25 years in many areas of ministry. Jackie comes ... more

Deborah SotoDeborah Soto
Worship Leader
Deborah Soto has been serving as Worship Leader since the inception of Love and Living Hope Church in 2010. She has been ushering corporate worship for over twenty years in different capacities. Deborah's heart desire is for people to ... more
Office Phone: 352-243-5683

Nate GonzalezNate Gonzalez
Youth Leader
Hey there! My name is Nate and I LOVE JESUS. Period. I have been a part of the Clermont community since I was in 7th grade and after graduating from Vanderbilt University, I could not wait to get back and get involved with youth! Clermont is my ... more