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  1. Women’s Retreat registration is OPEN

    [ministry posts]

    Ladies! Are you ready to get away, relax and enjoy FALL? Are you ready to make new friends? To draw closer to the Lord? To celebrate the strengths He has gifted you with? To build each other up? To pray and be covered in His love? To eat chocolate and dance the night away? Then join us at the women’s retreat !! We will gather October 16-18 in Round Top Texas for a weekend of bliss.

    The cost is $150 and includes all meals, lodging and sessions. You can register online HERE. Or see Marty St Onge in the lobby on Sunday to do an in person, paper registration.

    Would you like to pay online? Pay here to COMPLETE your registration. (Don’t forget! You must register with all your fancy details either online or in person so we have you a room)

    You can also pay in the offering box – make sure to label your payment with your name and women’s retreat.

    A wee bit of the schedule:

    Friday Night: Soup, Praise starts at 6:30, intro session, Strength Speed Dating – get to know other people and laugh!

    Saturday: Praise, Strength Finders sessions, chocolate hour, personalized prayer, art with Audrey Lopata, catered dinner, salad bar lunch, dance night!

    Sunday: Praise, Communion, Reflections time – leave by noon!

    Have any additional questions? Email our Women’s Ministry Director, Wendy Dooldeniya at foodchic@gmail.com

  2. Women’s of Hope Wig N Glitter Dinner May 16th at Dart Bowl

    Community Updates

    Come join us May 16th for some delish enchiladas and some sweet bowling  with your sisters! We will eat from 5:30 – 6:30, then bowl from 6:30 – 8:30. Come for the whole the or just crash part. Bowling is $15 per person and includes shoe rental. Friends welcome, wigs & crazy makeup & alter egos highly encouraged. RSVP below. Directions here. Any questions? Email Wendy Dooldeniya at food chic@gmail.com

    This event has past.

  3. Women’s Wig N Glitter Dinner May 16th at Dart Bowl

    Community Updates

    Come join us May 16th for some delish enchiladas and some sweet bowling  with your sisters! We will eat from 5:30 – 6:30, then bowl from 6:30 – 8:30. Come for the whole the or just crash part. Bowling is $15 per person and includes shoe rental. Friends welcome, wigs & crazy makeup & alter egos highly encouraged. RSVP below. Directions here. Any questions? Email Wendy Dooldeniya at food chic@gmail.com

    This event has past.

  4. IF Gathering – Feb 6&7 at Hope!

    Community Updates

    IF THE THE PROMISES OF GOD ARE TRUE, THEN….

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    We will meet for the February 6 & 7th  for the 2015 IF Gathering at Hope Chapel. Cost is $30 to cover meals and supplies. Dinner Friday, Snacks and light Breakfast  & Lunch Saturday included.We will start at 1:30 Friday, February 6th in the Sanctuary at Hope Chapel. Check in is in the coffee shop. Friday Night goes until 9:30 pm, so mom’s – make plans for a good babysitter or prep that hubby well.

    To Register – Sign up HERE 

    We will join with thousands of women around the world as we look into The Promises of God. Delve into the life of Joshua with us!

    We can’t wait to gather together and see the incredible ways God is moving and using each of you to gather, equip and unleash women in Austin.
    If you’d like to attend, please register here. You will need to give a small donation (even only $1) to help pay for the making of this event. If you cannot do that, please email Wendy and let her know. (Wendy’s email – foodchic@gmail.com)The cost for our local site event is $30 and includes all the handouts, dinner Friday night and lunch and snacks Saturday.  You will pay and order your lunch when you sign in on Friday. Checks or cash are fine. If you want to pay for a friend, just do so when you arrive.

    Feel free to invite friends! They will need to register too, so we have everything they need when they arrive. Please share this invite with any woman you think would love it!

    This schedule is subject to small changes.

    This schedule is subject to small changes.

    Friday, February 6th
    Registration and snacks – 1:30 – 2:00 PM
    Session 1 – 2:00-5:00 PM
    Dinner Break – 5:00-7:00 PM
    Session 2 – 7:00-10:00 PM

    Saturday, February 7th
    Session 3 – 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Lunch Break – 12:00-2:00 PM
    Session 4 – 2:00-5:00 PM

  5. IF Gathering – Feb 6&7 at Hope!

    Community Updates

    IF THE THE PROMISES OF GOD ARE TRUE, THEN….

    Picture

    We will meet for the February 6 & 7th  for the 2015 IF Gathering at Hope Chapel. Cost is $30 to cover meals and supplies. Dinner Friday, Snacks and light Breakfast  & Lunch Saturday included.We will start at 1:30 Friday, February 6th in the Sanctuary at Hope Chapel. Check in is in the coffee shop. Friday Night goes until 9:30 pm, so mom’s – make plans for a good babysitter or prep that hubby well.

    To Register – Sign up HERE 

    We will join with thousands of women around the world as we look into The Promises of God. Delve into the life of Joshua with us!

    We can’t wait to gather together and see the incredible ways God is moving and using each of you to gather, equip and unleash women in Austin.
    If you’d like to attend, please register here. You will need to give a small donation (even only $1) to help pay for the making of this event. If you cannot do that, please email Wendy and let her know. (Wendy’s email – foodchic@gmail.com)The cost for our local site event is $30 and includes all the handouts, dinner Friday night and lunch and snacks Saturday.  You will pay and order your lunch when you sign in on Friday. Checks or cash are fine. If you want to pay for a friend, just do so when you arrive.

    Feel free to invite friends! They will need to register too, so we have everything they need when they arrive. Please share this invite with any woman you think would love it!

    This schedule is subject to small changes.

    friday, february 6thRegistration and snacks – 1:30 – 2pm
    Session 1 – 2:00-5:00
    Dinner Break – 5:00-7:00
    Session 2 – 7:00-10:00

    saturday, february 7thSession 3 – 9:00-12:00
    Lunch Break – 12:00-2:00
    Session 4 – 2:00-5:00

  6. New Spring Women’s Bible Studies

    Community Updates

    #1: Sweeter Than Chocolate: Psalm 119 
    In six brief lessons you will journey through the Bible’s greatest Psalm devoted to the theme of the Word of God. Discover insights, practical wisdom, and deep truths that will strengthen your walk and relationship with Jesus Christ.$20 covers cost of Study Guide.

    Starts February 5th – April 9th

    Thursday Mornings  
    childcare provided              
    10 – 11:30 am

    SIGN UP

    OR

    #2 – Monday Night Mom’s Book Group
    Starts January 19th
    Come read through and share with other Mom’s Needing a break. We will read Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe
    by Sara Mae and Sally Clarkson

    Join us 7-8:30 PM at Panera Bread on Capital of Texas Hwy near REI and Whole Foods.
    We will meet on seven Mondays, ending on March 2.
    Contact Hala to sign up: halatompkins@hopemail.org

    OR

    Thursday Nights 

    #3 – Deeper Still Group  meets at the Light House at Hope Chapel for dinner, discussion and prayer the 1st & 3rd weeks of the month. No childcare available. Starts at 6:30 with a communal meal.
    Email Ann Gray if you are planning on attending so they’ll have enough food:
    created4one@yahoo.com
    Starts January 22nd

    OR 

    #4 –  Host your Own Study Group or Discipleship Group?
    Would you like to host your own study with friends? We have DVD studies available for free checkout.

    Email Wendy Dooldeniya at foodchic@gmail.com to see if the study you like is available for seasonal checkout for free. All you’ll need to order or pick up the study guides at Lifeway Christian Store or online. Wendy will be happy to cover the cost of the workbooks for you – just email her! Have something else you’d like to try that is not in our library? Email Wendy and she’ll see if Hope can pick it up for you!

    Here is what we have in our Women’s Study Library:
    On DVD:
    NEW! Restless by Jennie Allen (Click here for details)
    NEW! Children of the Day by Beth Moore (Includes study workbooks)
    The 7 Experiment by Jen Hatmaker
    Esther by Beth Moore
    James by Beth Moore
    Daniel by Beth Moore
    The Patriarchs by Beth Moore
    Stepping Up (on the Psalms of Ascension)  by Beth Moore
    Here and Now, There and Then (on Revelation) by Beth Moore
    Faithful, Abundant, True by Kay Arthur, Priscilla Shirer and Beth Moore (+ free study books available)

    and on VHS:
    Breaking Free by Beth Moore on VHS (currently checked out)
    The Beloved Disciple by Beth Moore on VHS