All Church Lenten Study: Hard & Holy Work
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All Church Lenten Study: Hard & Holy Work

In the 40-day season of Lent, Community of Hope will engage in a church-wide study of the book “Hard and Holy Work: A Lenten Journey through the Book of Exodus.” In Sunday worship, in small group gatherings, and in our own reading and action, we as a congregation will deepen our connections with God and...

Lighthouse Congregation: A Place for You
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Lighthouse Congregation: A Place for You

If you have always had a wonderful and faithful experience in the Church, praise God! For some, especially in the past few years of United Methodism, “church” is a difficult word. In late 2023, some members of Community of Hope were trained in becoming a Lighthouse Congregation. Lighthouse Congregations are places that are intentionally hospitable...

Game Day
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Game Day

On Nov. 18 at noon, CoH will be having a board game day in Wesley Hall. We will have food and, of course, board games to play, maybe even some different games that you may not have played before. If you are not a skilled board gamer, no worries, we will have “Game Masters” available to instruct and...

A Note from the Pastors
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A Note from the Pastors

…Maybe it was for a moment like this… Esther 4:14 Dear Community of Hope: Thank you so much for all the ways you have welcomed us these past two months. We are getting settled in the parsonage and in our office. The kids have started school, and we all are enjoying finding a routine! Our...

RMN Update: After the Vote
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RMN Update: After the Vote

Congratulations Community of Hope, you have voted to affirm the RMN foundational statement and to affiliate with the Reconciling Ministries Network! Our New Reconciling Congregation Form is being completed and will be sent to the Reconciling MInistries Network in the next few weeks.  There are a few things that you might consider doing to help us...

Reconciling Ministries Update
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Reconciling Ministries Update

Dear Community of Hope, We are excited to inform you that information about our RMN process has been shared with Colin and Heather Cress and they are excited to join us for our final steps of affiliating with the Reconciling Ministries Network and in doing the work to live into what that will look like...

Muncie Pride: Volunteers Needed
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Muncie Pride: Volunteers Needed

Community of  Hope will have an informational booth at Muncie Pride. The event  will be held Saturday, Sep. 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Canan Commons. We need volunteers to greet visitors and answer questions about CoH. If you love this community and enjoy having fun, please consider volunteering. Sign up sheets will...

Reconciling Ministries Update
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Reconciling Ministries Update

Dear Community of Hope, We are excited to inform you that the straw poll was very promising for our move toward becoming a reconciling congregation. Over 85% of the participants indicated that they were in support or leaning toward adopting the RMN statement and affiliating with the Reconciling Ministries Network. We did gather a couple...

Reconciling Ministries Network Update
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Reconciling Ministries Network Update

Dear Community of Hope, Our work on becoming a Reconciling Congregation was paused over the holidays but is ready to move forward now. Prior to the pause we hosted open forums for question and conversation during the Coffee Hour and we hosted a faithful and inclusive Bible study which had more than 30 people each...