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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.

  • 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.

  • We offer food and friendship on Sunday mornings and throughout the week.  Join us each Sunday morning at 9:20 a.m. for Coffee & Fellowship and again at 11:15 a.m., and each second Tuesday of the month for our FirstHope Community Meal.

  • Family-friendly environment … nursery, children’s worship, children and youth activities, and adult discipleship opportunities designed to help you find your purpose in life!

Saturday Stirrings

"Stay in Bed"

Pastor Bill Te Winkle | January 11, 2020

In that first moment after I am persuaded that I am not going back to sleep I remind myself to stay in bed anyway.  My habit is to not put a foot on the floor with the intent of going to make the morning coffee until I first listen for God and remind God and myself of what really matters today. I have a prayer list. My family of course, including our grand dogs.  The people of my church and, by name, those for whom I have promised to pray about a specific need, both parishioners and friends and people I encountered during the week.  I pray for the work I must do, the play I want to do, that God is glorified in both. My Tuesday ‘bed prayer’ is a hymn I sing (in my mind), a lesson learned from my friend Peggy. I have a Saturday prayer in respect of my Jewish cou ... read more

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