Spread Your Christmas Cheer

A Deacons’ Fund Update from the Board of Deacons Sometimes during the Christmas season we are so focused on our own families that we may forget those around us who may be struggling during this time because of losing a…

Polarity Survey Findings

We, at Hope Church, are part of a long history (more than 150 years!) and we want to be mindful of looking toward the future. Part of how we are “discerning our future” has been working with polarities. See Gordon’s…

And Finally: April 2015

Here’s something that a number of you have participated in, that many of you probably aren’t aware of, and that I’d like to invite everyone to think about a bit: POLARITIES. ‘Polarities’ refers to the idea of two qualities that…

A Big Question and a Great Opportunity

As many of you know, Hope Church has enthusiastically become a Room For All congregation; that is, it is open and affirming to all.  If the US Supreme Court affirms the right of marriage to all, (anticipated this June), clergy…

Consistory Corner: November

At the Consistory Meeting of November 10, 2014 the following Motions were passed: To adopt the name A Living Hope to designate the Hope Church capital campaign and renovation project. To give permission to Executive Committee to sign contracts for…