LIFE GROUPS focus on the study of a special topic or book with a small group of adults. Life Groups are semester based and seasonal, with semesters running 6-8 weeks in fall and spring. Learning, growing together and making life application are the main goals of Life Groups.
Groups are newly formed each semester, some meeting in homes, some meeting Sunday evenings at Hope. Childcare is provided for all the groups that meet at Hope, while only some home groups do. If you have interest in leading a LG, contact Pastor Dave.
GRO GROUPS focus on providing support and encouragement with a starting point being one thing each in the group has in common - their X Factor. The X Factor could be anything from a shared experience, to a role you share, a topic you all want to pursue, to an activity you all love to do, to a common goal, to an event you support - the possibilities are almost limitless. This ‘doing-life-together’, while giving each other support & encouragement as you go, is a Gro Group’s main goal. Groups exist for as long as members find benefit. The frequency of most GG’s is once a month, but can vary. Contact the leader of a group to find out more. New groups form as needed. If you have interest in forming and leading a GG, contact Pastor Dave.
Click the link below for information on all current GRO GROUPS.
Essentials of Discipleship
ESSENTIALS OF DISCIPLESHIP is a 40 week course studying the core of Christian discipleship. The goal is to make progress toward spiritual maturity, to grow in your knowledge of what it means to be a disciple of Jesus, and to evaluate whether leadership in the church might be for you.
Five classes make up the EoD course: BIBLE, S.H.A.P.E., DEVOTION, DOCTRINE, & LEADERSHIP. Essentials is great for beginners in the faith as well as seasoned disciples.
For more information, contact Pastor Dave.
Adult Sunday School
SUNDAY GROUPS (commonly known as Sunday School) are classes that meet each Sunday morning at Hope for the purpose of Biblical education. However, they also provide a space to make new connections and for shared prayer support. On any given Sunday there are three classes running simultaneously.
General study of a book of the Bible
Ladies’ study group
Groups meet from 9:15-10:15 am.
World View Monthly
WORLD VIEW MONTHLY is made up of people from a wide range of ages and church backgrounds that get together to discuss the implications of developing news stories, social media trends and other noteworthy cultural items in light of a biblical world view.
WVM meets at 7pm, the 2nd Tuesday night of the month at Hope and is open to the public, no sign ups necessary.
Purpose: to encourage fellowship among HCC singles.
This fellowship gathering is for singles age 30 and up. Feel free to invite a friend. SingleSource if based out of Hope Community church, but all are welcome. Click the link below for a complete list of upcoming SingleSource activities on our Events Page.
For more information, please contact Linda Nielsen at 610-405-9967 or Lew Christy at 610-850-5118.
Women's & Men's Ministries
Our WOMEN plan events throughout the year that encourage the development of relationships and give opportunity for discipleship. Women’s Tapestry Ministry meets in the fall and spring for encouragement and teaching unique to women and their calling as women of God.
The MEN of HOPE meet primarily in GRO Groups monthly, with a breakfast Summit three times a year.
Special events for both men and women are peppered in throughout the year. Check the events page regularly for special events. Questions? Contact Pastor Dave.
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. This 13 week class meets in the fall and the spring.
GriefShare is a network of 15,000+ churches worldwide equipped to offer grief support groups. The program is nondenominational and features biblical concepts for healing from your grief.
Click the link below to learn more at the Grief Share website.