Why It Matters

Some see it as just a necessary evil, but I see it as a symptom of Hope’s strength.  On Sunday evening, after we gather at 5 pm for a fellowship/community dinner, we will have our Annual Meeting at 6.  Some think such meetings are just the “rent” that needs to...

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More Than Mere Words

Congratulations and thank you.  Congratulations on your generosity in raising $12,700 for our 15th Anniversary Keep Making a Difference offering.  The “official” in-gathering time has ended, but if you didn’t get your gift in you still can. And thanks for all the emails I have gotten about how powerful our...

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It’s More Than Mulch

It’s more than mulch.  It’s more than nicely planted flower beds, trimmed bushes, clean sidewalks or clean windows inside and out.  It’s a message.  A message that matters.  It communicates that we are expecting and excited to have guests.  Even more, it reveals we are head over heels in love...

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An Anniversary Gift

At the beginning of Hope Chapel’s ministry 15 years ago, we intentionally asked God to make Hope an agent of His grace by compelling (2 Corinthians 5:14) us to reach those far from Him and help them get fully connected to Him (the Great Commission) and to love Him and...

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