Welcome to Hope Church

We live out our Mission by knowing and loving God and His people, reaching out to and enfolding the searching and hurting, and being and forming more committed disciples.

  • Authentic Worship

    We gather as a community each Sunday to worship God in a way which praises God for his faithfulness, fill our hearts with God's love, and teaches our minds the wisdom of Scripture.

  • Genuine Hospitality

    We offer food and friendship on Sunday mornings and throughout the week.  Join us at the weekly Hope Cafe.  Coffee and Fellowship and the monthly FirstHope Community Meal.

  • Transforming Discipleship

    We gather as a community each Sunday to worship God in a way which praises God for his faithfulness, fill our hearts with God's love, and teaches our minds the wisdom of Scripture.

Saturday Stirrings

"Who Are We Hiding?"

Pastor Bill Te Winkle | February 18, 2017

Fifty years is not a long time, not if the measure is, say, the history of the world. But, fifty years is a long time if the measure is, say, cultural change. So it was that as I watched the movie Hidden Figures I began to wonder what my grandchildren will think of current society fifty years from now. I grew up in the 1960’s in the upper Midwest where discrimination based on race was tolerated. We didn’t have “separate but equal” drinking fountains or “colored women only” bathrooms. We didn’t need them because, frankly, the closest African-American people I knew of lived in Milwaukee and my awareness of African-Americans was limited to television news coverage of the ‘race riots’ and our annual trip to the Milwaukee Braves baseball ... read more