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Children's Ministry

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Connecting Kids to Christ

Children’s Ministries is shaking things up! Our goal is to serve all children ages 2 – 5th grade with multiple worship opportunities, fun events, and ways to connect. Make sure to check our Facebook page and the Hopewell Happenings!

KidzWorld Revolve, formerly known as Sunday School. Join us at the 9:30 AM service, where we are embracing a rotational model of Sunday School. KidzWorld Revolve is for preschool to 5th grade, with nursery care provided (9:30) as well. We also have a session at 11:00 AM walking through the same lessons. If you have any questions or are interested in leading these pre-planned sessions, email director, Ally Ruch.

To learn more about Children’s Ministry, contact Ally Ruch, Director of Children’s Ministry.

Student Ministries

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Serving students in grades six through college, Catalyst Student Ministry seeks to point students to Christ while empowering them to serve, share, and worship. Whether we’re just hanging out on Sunday nights at Club Catalyst, taking a midweek break at Catalyst Connect, participating in small groups and Bible studies during the school year,  or traveling on a summer mission trip or retreat, our goal in Hopewell’s Student ministry is to help our students “Live a Life That Changes Lives.” 

Check out our newsletter here.

To learn more about Catalyst, contact Caasi Grove, Director of Student Ministries.

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College Ministry

Catalyst College Ministry seeks to point college students to Christ while empowering them to serve, share, and worship and to “live a life that changes lives”, even when they are away at school.

College students, as you navigate this season of your life, whether you are away at school or taking classes from home, we want to pray for and encourage you! Use this link to give us your updated contact details so we can send some love your way and stay connected with you while you are completing your studies. Watch our Hopewell @ College Facebook group for in-person and virtual gatherings on school breaks and during the school year. To learn more about Catalyst College, contact Caasi Grove, Director of Student Ministries.

Young Adult Ministry

Whether you’ve been working for years, just graduated college, taking some time off school, or newly married, we invite you to connect with others in this same season of life. Watch our Hopewell Young Adults Facebook group for upcoming events and places to connect.

To learn more about Young Adult Ministry, contact Jen Lisowski, Director of Lay Ministries.

Adult Ministry

At Hopewell, we are committed to worship and spiritual growth and so we’re offering many opportunities for connection and study this fall! Check out the options below ranging from one-time gatherings to ongoing groups, from in-depth Bible Studies to topic-based discussions. Curious about a group or not sure where you fit? Contact Jen Lisowski for more information. All groups meet in-person unless otherwise indicated. Sign up or contact the facilitators using our Hopewell calendar here.

Sundays, 10:45 AM-12:00 PM

  • Topic TBA led by Joe Lisowski
  • Beginning September 11
  • No registration required.

Sundays, 10:45 AM-12:00 PM

  • The Walk (a study by Adam Hamilton) led by Lou Anzalone
  • Beginning October 2
  • Please register on the calendar using the link above.

Curious about what it means to go deeper in your faith or just want to know more about following Jesus? In this Bible study, bestselling author Adam Hamilton focuses on five essential spiritual practices rooted in Jesus’ own walk with God. This six-session study will deepen your walk with Christ and grow in worship, study, serving, giving, and bearing witness to our faith.

Sundays, 6:15-7:45 PM

  • 6-week study on the Social Principles of the UMC led by Pastor Eddie
  • Beginning September 18
  • Please register on the calendar using the link above.

Ever wondered what the United Methodist Church says about a current social issue? The Social Principles are a set of statements adopted by the General Conference of the United Methodist Church regarding various issues relating to human life and the world. Those topics include racism, war and peace, creation care, suicide, abortion, the death penalty, and much more. They aim to help us understand what it means to be a faithful follower of Jesus in the world today and how to best represent Christ and care for those around us. Agreement with these statements is not required or expected. All are welcome to explore and dialogue about these topics as together we grow to be more like Jesus.

Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 PM

  • 10-week Be the Bridge study on racial reconciliation led by Becky Brain
  • Beginning September 13 on ZOOM, may move to in-person; class size limited
  • Please register on the calendar using the link above.

Do you want to go deeper in your understanding of racial dynamics in America and learn about what it means to be part of Christ’s desire for racial healing? We’ll be exploring Latasha Morrison’s book “Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation” together in a safe and challenging environment. Latasha Morrison is a Christian speaker, teacher and leader who founded the Be the Bridge Organization in 2016 to encourage racial reconciliation among all ethnicities, to promote racial unity in America, and to equip others to do the same. Books are provided.

Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30 AM

  • 6-week study on the Social Principles of the UMC led by Pastor Eddie
  • Beginning September 21
  • Please register on the calendar using the link above.

Ever wondered what the United Methodist Church says about a current social issue? The Social Principles are a set of statements adopted by the General Conference of the United Methodist Church regarding various issues relating to human life and the world. Those topics include racism, war and peace, creation care, suicide, abortion, the death penalty, and much more. They aim to help us understand what it means to be a faithful follower of Jesus in the world today and how to best represent Christ and care for those around us. Agreement with these statements is not required or expected. All are welcome to explore and dialogue about these topics as together we grow to be more like Jesus.

Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30 PM

  • 10-week Be the Bridge study on racial reconciliation led by Amy Snyder
  • Beginning September 14 on ZOOM, may move to in-person; class size limited
  • Please register on the calendar using the link above.

Do you want to go deeper in your understanding of racial dynamics in America and learn about what it means to be part of Christ’s desire for racial healing? We’ll be exploring Latasha Morrison’s book “Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation” together in a safe and challenging environment. Latasha Morrison is a Christian speaker, teacher and leader who founded the Be the Bridge Organization in 2016 to encourage racial reconciliation among all ethnicities, to promote racial unity in America, and to equip others to do the same. Books are provided.

Thursdays, 9:30-11:00 AM

  • Women’s Study on the Life of King David led by Cynthia Lyman
  • Beginning September 29
  • No registration required.

Together we’ll be diving into a study on the Life of King David, a man whose story in the Old Testament includes great triumph and closeness with God as well as the darkness of defeat and pain. During our study, we’ll take a field trip to watch David at Sight and Sound on October 27.

Thursdays, 7:00-8:15 PM

  • Life Tree Café topical discussion led by Pastor Amy
  • From September 29 to November 17 (excluding October 20)
  • No registration required.

Rotating topics such as how to spot a liar, advice for a divided country, dealing with conflict, decluttering your life, faith and science, and overcoming life’s obstacles. Come to any or all topics. Weekly attendance not required.

Fridays, 6:30-7:30 AM

  • Friday Morning Men on ZOOM led by Allen Puy
  • Studying the New Testament letters of 1 John and Galatians
  • No registration required.

Saturdays, 8:30-10:00 AM

  • Men of the Sabbath currently studying Romans led by Pastor Dan
  • No registration required.

Women's Ministry

Hopewell’s Women’s Ministry exists to create fellowship and spiritual growth opportunities for women who are interested in either beginning or continuing their faith walk.  The ministry provides various options for fellowship, fun, and growth throughout the year, as well as support when that is needed. 

To learn more, contact Becky Bennington, Chair of Women’s Ministries.

Men's Ministry

Men doing ministry, together…  it’s a beautiful thing!  Hopewell’s Men’s Ministry keeps our guys moving with Bible studies scheduled throughout the week, sporting events, breakfast lecture series, car shows … they never stop!

To learn more, contact Pastor Dan Hepner.