Hope grew up in a minister's home, the fourth generation in her family called into full-time ministry. She spent her childhood with her parents and two sisters in Atlanta, GA, Knoxville, TN, and Portsmouth, RI. She studied music from a young age and has developed a wide range of musical interests.
Hope married Josh Butcher in 2004 and they have four young children (Lex, Cole, Ava, and Truitt). They moved to Chesapeake in 2010 to serve on staff at Vertical Church.