Meet Our Team


Ludie Creech, Pastor

Ludie and his wife Barbara, originally from the US, have lived and ministered in Ireland since 2008. Now Irish citizens they have planted themselves in Longford in order to establish Hope Community Church. Together, they have four children.


O'Neil Russell, Pastor

O'Neil and his wife Kayvanna joined our team in 2020 having previously served a local church  in Cootehill, Co. Cavan for three years. The Russells hail from The Bahamas where O'Neil served as a youth pastor for several years.  The Russells have been blessed with two sons.

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Cody Lee

Originally from Hong Kong, Cody is a full-time ministry assistant focusing primarily in the areas of kids, youth, and music ministry.  She is also the creative force behind all things social media for Hope Community Church.