Julius Van Hook ([email protected])


The Rev. Julius Xavier Van Hook currently serves as the Green Team Advisor for Green The Church. In addition, Rev Van Hook is the Director of Spiritual Care and Interfaith Juvenile Chaplain for the Contra Costa Probation Department and Executive Director of ICHANGE (Interfaith Chaplaincy Affirming a New Generation of Excellence), a non- profit organization birthed out of his ministry. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, he received a B.A. in Organizational Management from Patten University, Oakland, Ca, a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Concordia University, Portland, Or. Four units of ACPE Certified Clinical Pastoral Education Units from The Shaw Chaplaincy Institute at the University of The Redlands, San Anselmo, Ca and The Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Walnut Creek, Ca,. Rev. Van Hook was conferred a Th.D from Bell Grove Theological Seminary, and he is currently pursuing a M.Div. from the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, Ca. Reverend Van Hook is an Ordained Elder in the Church of God in Christ Inc. Most recently, Julius released his debut book entitled, "Do It With Dignity" a 30 day guide to let go of people and things that hold you back." This published work afforded him the opportunity to tour internationally in Africa, China and Australia within just months of it's release. Julius is an active member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. As a trumpeter for social justice and a lover of people, Julius is highly motivated and excited to be a willing worker in the vineyard of the divine.