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...

Bible Study with Pastor Heather
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Bible Study with Pastor Heather

Come begin a 5-week journey exploring the book of James with Pastor Heather. We will begin on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 5 p.m. in Wesley Hall. All you need to bring is yourself, and your Bible if you would like. We are working on providing childcare. Sign-up here or in the Narthex for the study. Contact...

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...

Blessing of the Backpacks
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Blessing of the Backpacks

Sunday, Aug. 6 will be our “Blessing of the Backpacks” Sunday. This is when everyone is welcome to bring their backpack, briefcase, purse, or any other bag that you carry on a regular basis to be blessed at the beginning of the school year. We will pray a blessing over all the bags and have...

Online Liturgists Wanted
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Online Liturgists Wanted

Do you attend worship online but rarely/never in-person?  We’d love for you to be an online liturgist. An online liturgist reads the scripture while being recorded a few days before worship, then is shown on-screen during worship. If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Nichole Call.

Welcome Rev. Colin & Rev. Heather Cress!
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Welcome Rev. Colin & Rev. Heather Cress!

We are delighted to welcome our new pastors, Revs. Colin and Heather Cress. They will be combining their gifts to serve both here and at Covenant Partners, and it appears to be a perfect fit for all of us. A joint assignment like this isn’t new to the Cresses. They previously served four churches: Morristown,...

Getting to Know the Cresses
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Getting to Know the Cresses

The Cresses are eager to get to know all of us, so we’re planning several opportunities for our church family. Individual appointments with the Cresses in their office at CoH are available. Please sign-up in the Narthex or Coffee Bar. One sign-up sheet offers morning appointments; the other offers meetings in the afternoon. If you...

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...

Vacation Bible School
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Vacation Bible School

This year we will be partnering with Lutheran Church of the Cross and Holy Trinity Lutheran to have “On the Case” VBS, where kids will be detectives and dig into some of Jesus’ parables to solve the mysteries of how to grow their faith and how to care for, serve and love others. It is June 19-June 22 at...

Spring/Summer Bible Study
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Spring/Summer Bible Study

Let’s continue to study the Bible and to grow in our faith. Rev. Clive & Rev. Daryl Hamlyn will be leading a Spring/Summer Bible Study which will be held on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel at CoH beginning May 16. Sign up in the Narthex, Coffee Bar, or outside the church office.