Hope in Society – Jesus Alive in You

Sean has been in Church ministry in Sydney, Australia for 18 years. Working as a local Pastor, Church planter, denominational youth and young adult’s director and an inter-denominational evangelism director. Sean is the Executive Chairman of Hope in Society Ministries and a PhD candidate of the Sydney College of Divinity, holding a Master’s in Theology.

Sean has been married to Jenna for five years. Apart from being a mum! Jenna has worked in neurological medical research at UNSW, and is currently a senior social researcher in Sydney. She has a double degree in medical science and commerce from UOW.

Sean and Jenna live in Sydney Australia, with their kids and beloved labradoodle.

Sean and Jenna Nolan

Executive Chairman; Committee Member

Nathan is on the core team and Board of Hope in Society. Nathan has served as a lay Pastor, and in many Church and ministry leadership roles over the last 17 years. He works as a sales director in the tourism industry; having previously worked around Australia and internationally.

Nathan is completing an MBA and lives in Sydney.

Secretary and Treasurer

Gabe and Bri are seasoned Church leaders, both holding Bachelor’s degrees in Theology from Alpha Crusis. Gabe is currently receiving a scholarship from Hope in Society to complete a Master’s in Theology at ACCS. Gabe and Bri are on our core team, serving in a variety of ways, they are both gifted speakers and leaders.

Gabe was born in Seattle and had opportunities in the USA but felt the Lord call him to study leadership and theology in 2013. Hope in Society Ministries is acting as the sending body for Gabe and Bri, as they in faith, obey the call of God to make their way to Seattle to serve God in full-time ministry. Believing to plant a Church in Seattle in the coming years.

Gabe and Bri Ortega


Chairman: Sean Nolan

Vice Chairman: Ovi Tudosa

Secretary and Treasurer: Nathan Telfer

Committee Member: Jenna Nolan

Committee Member: Timothy King