Community Updates

Hope community happenings.

  1. MOPS@Hope Spring Registration Now Open

    Are you a mother of preschoolers? Are you looking for friendship, support, and encouragement in your motherhood journey?

    You are officially invited to join Mops@Hope this spring as we move forward, learn to become friends again, show up for each other, and ruthlessly believe the best about each other.

    MOPS meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month. We share breakfast and conversations about the things that truly make for a good life. After all, better moms make a better world.

    Oh- and there’s a program for your preschool kids also!

  2. “Welcome Home” A Future and A Hope Conference – Registration Open Now!

    Fostering Hope’s annual adoption and foster care conference, A Future + A Hope is coming up on March 4, 2023.

    This year’s theme is “Welcome Home.”

    Hope Chapel partners with Fostering Hope as we seek to provide holistic support for our own foster/adoptive families and those in our community.

    From Fostering Hope:

    Whether we have adoptive children, foster children, relatives, or we are reunifying with our children after difficult circumstances, our homes should be welcoming. And yet for so many of us, it almost seems laughable to imagine a restful home. 

    Let’s work together to create a community that welcomes children home – even if “home” is temporary! Find more information and register at iamfosteringhope.org.

  3. T-shirt Design Contest!

    It’s a contest party people!!!

    Announcing Women of Hope T-shirt Design Contest for Retreat February 2023. Calling all creatives! Folks with the know-how and good ideas to create a design for our t-shirt. Find more information on Realm, or connect with Cindy Martin. 

    The Men of Hope are body building at their retreat. So we thought, “Ladies, why not do some working out of our own.” Let’s make the enemy run, retreat theme 2023 is  

    FUEL

    “THEREFORE LIFT UP YOUR DROOPING HANDS  & STRENGTHEN YOUR WEAK KNEES.”  Hebrews 12:12

    Submit your design to Cindy, by November 13.  Bragging rights will be announced later!!

    cinzac@aol.com or 512 567 0139 for questions.

  4. Lunch with Humberto and Consuelo

    Our friends will be visiting for a quick weekend and would love to share stories with you over lunch. Please join us in the Family Room on November 13 directly after the service for lunch and great fellowship!

    Please RSVP on Realm

  5. Parent/Child Dedication Class Coming in October

    Dear Parents of Hope,

    Have you had a baby recently or added a member to your family through adoption? Our next Parent/Child Dedication service is scheduled for Sunday, November 13 and you are welcome to participate.

    As part of the preparation process, you are invited to join Pastor Matt Ryniker and Children’s Ministry Director, Hala Tompkins for an evening of encouragement and equipping as you prepare to dedicate the newest member of your family to the Lord Jesus. We will meet on Wednesday, October 26 from 6-7:30 pm at Hope Chapel.

    Sign up for the class and childcare by contacting Hala today!

  6. Children’s Baptism Classes Scheduled for September

    If your child/ren have expressed a desire to be baptized this year and could not participate in the August baptism service, here is another opportunity:

    The baptism classes (taught by Pastor Matt)  are scheduled. Class one will meet on September 17 from 9:30-11. Class two will meet on Wednesday, September 28, from 6-7:30pm. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend these classes with their children. Childcare is provided by contacting Hala.

    The baptism service will be on October 9 will be followed by an outdoor water fun day on our playground, as is our custom.

    Remember that we’ve designed the baptism classes to help parents decide whether or not their children are ready for baptism. If you are unsure about whether or not this is the right year, class number one will help you decide.

    Adults who would like to be baptized should simply contact Pastor Matt. He will be happy to talk with you!

    Let Hala know if you have any kid-related questions!