Community Updates

Hope community happenings.

  1. What to Expect on Sunday–Parents

    The remodel is over and all of our kids’ classes are being held in the education wing of our main building again. Please join us for the fun as we reacquaint ourselves with the familiar spaces that are new again.

    Your first stop on Sunday morning should be at a HopeKids Check In Kiosk. You will find one in the Family Room and another in the coffee shop. Print out name tags for each of your kids fifth grade and younger. Each child in our program needs to wear a nametag to class.

    Classes for kids in Kindergarten and younger are on the ground floor. The rooms are marked to make it simple to find the one you need. Elementary classes are held upstairs and are also labeled.

    During the summer, Sunday classes for fours and younger begin at 9:55. Kindergarten and older classes begin after families worship together.

    As always, there will be friendly people in blue HopeKids t-shirts to help you in any way needed.

    Come join the new and make us newer still!

  2. Gifts’ Night on Wednesday, May 15th 6:30 PM • A Less Stressed, More Blessed Night • Come See Your Friends Perform

    Come Wednesday, May 15th from 6:30-8:00 PM and see your friendly Hopites share their talent:

    • The Bluegrass Special Band (ala Scott McDonald, Tully Rowe, plus)

    • John Patrick Cogdell

    • Thomas Cogdell

    • Kevin Daniel

    • The Fischer Family

    • Joe Friedman

    • The Hope Chapel Drama Team

    • Mark Kovach

    • Judah Lathem

    They’ve got music, readings, comedy, something I cannot tell you about, and more music! Join in this old Hope tradition (from 1978-present).

    No childcare but kids are welcome!

  3. Matt Ryniker Ordination

    Let’s Join in Celebration

    Matthew Ryniker Ordination and Cake Reception on Sunday, April 28th, 10AM

    Matt is changing positions at Hope Chapel and becomes our Associate Pastor this Sunday, April 28th in the 10AM serviceafter he’s ordained.

    Though the youth will miss him in his role as youth pastor, he’ll pick up other responsibilities that bring his many skills and gifts to bear for the entire congregation; he’s already been doing that as Outreach pastor. Mandy Ryniker finishes her nursing training in the next week and graduates also. They are together ready to walk in this new role.

    Our Hopekids’ classes begin at 10AM. They’ll come back in at the end of the service so they don’t miss Matt’s ordination. Older kids can either sit on the floor up front or go be seated with their parents.

    Come celebrate the gift that Matt is to Hope! A cake reception follows.

  4. Congregational Meeting Wednesday, March 27th

    Come eat supper 5:30-6:15 p.m. and then hear an update on finances, our building, and future events at the 6:30 p.m. congregational meeting. Program for children ages infant-Jr. High. No adult hope groups will meet.

    Please RSVP for the 5:30 meal, so we have an accurate count. Child care is available by reservation. The deadline to RSVP for both is midnight Sunday, March 24th.

    NOTE: Please RSVP for the meal and child care even if you normally attend Family Night. RSVP using the form below. Be sure to click “Submit” at the bottom:

    We regret that the deadline to RSVP has passed.

  5. Prayer Seminar Saturday, April 13th with Steve Hawthorne

    Saturday, April 13th, 9:00 a.m.-noon

    A long-time member of Hope Chapel, Steve Hawthorne is a mission/prayer mobilizer with WayMakers. He is internationally known for his teaching on prayer, having taught and led prayer efforts around the globe. He will teach us as we pray together on Saturday morning, April 13th.

    Child care is provided for children 4th grade and younger, by reservation. The deadline to RSVP for child care is midnight Sunday,  April 7th.

    RSVP for child care using the form below. Be sure to click “Sign Up” at the bottom:

    We regret that the deadline has passed to reserve child care for this event.

  6. Worship Night Friday, April 5th

    Join us for an evening of worship and prayer! On Friday, April 5th we’ll have focused prayer and worship in three 1- hour long segments, from 7-10:00 p.m.

    The 7-8:00 p.m. segment is perfect for those who have children. We’ll have childcare available for children ages 2nd grade and under, by reservation. The older kids will enjoy being in worship with the adults as they’ve been doing a special study on worship in HopeKids’ classes, as well as, their own worship time.

    The deadline to RSVP for child care is midnight Sunday, March 31st.

    RSVP using the form below:

    We regret that the deadline has passed to reserve child care.

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