Hello Hopesters


We have great news! With careful planning, we’re excited to let you know that we are opening our Kids and Student ministry classes on July 12. We will start offering our Kids and Youth programs … Read More

Coming Inside

Nick MartineauBlog

If we’ve learned anything from the past couple of outdoor Sunday services, it’s that many of you are ready to be together! We are excited and encouraged by that; yet, as we look to move … Read More

A Righteous Person

Steve WeldonBlog

I was having coffee the other day with a friend when he asked me a question I’m not sure I’ve ever been asked. He asked if I would be willing to meet with an individual … Read More


Nick MartineauBlog

(I initially shared this newsletter in July 2016 but recently had someone ask, in light of the times, that I share it with you all again. I hope it is helpful for you.) “Blessed are … Read More


Charlie WellsBlog

I think anticipation is a deep, natural, almost unconscious human trait the Heavenly Father designed in us. I mean, think about it: we anticipate almost everything… birthdays, vacations, the release of the next iPhone or … Read More

Face to Face – Regathering Soon

Nick MartineauBlog

I have much to write to you, but I do not want to use paper and ink. Instead, I hope to visit you and talk with you face-to-face, so that our joy may be complete. … Read More

When The World Gets Busy Again

Aaron MartinBlog

In 2016, at my mother’s funeral, Pastor Terry Williams described the busyness of life as being like a stuffy, dimly lit room with the curtains drawn. You’re sitting at your desk, focused on your work, … Read More

An Inheritance That Will Never Perish

Nick MartineauBlog

Liz and I have turned our bedroom into a makeshift work area so I can office at home during these stay-at-home orders. The other day while working, I heard my boys in another room on … Read More

My Friend Don

Nick MartineauBlog

About three months ago, a man named Don approached me after one of our church services. Don was a kind and gracious man, but by the look in his eyes you could tell he had … Read More

It’s Gonna Be Alright

Steve WeldonBlog

Sunday, April 26 was the 29th Anniversary of the Andover tornado, and I’m guessing very few people in present-day Andover even took notice. At the time, it was all-consuming and overwhelming. One FEMA official told … Read More