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Hope’s Malawi Partnership Bears Much Fruit

By Hope Church / June 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Hope’s Malawi Partnership Bears Much Fruit

In just under two years, Hope’s Malawi partnership with two churches and fourteen villages in Malawi has born fruit. Bill Marsaw said when he first went to Malawi, he thought Hope’s ministry would be just with the Kambona and Msema Churches, but God said, “No, I’m not talking about two churches, I’m talking about 14…

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God is Always at Work

By Hope Church / June 18, 2019 / Comments Off on God is Always at Work

Summer brings many wonderful adventures and sometimes you may need to take a detour to get there.  Construction is at its peak during warmer weather. Although you may find yourself on the road less traveled and your trip taking a little longer, usually the bigger picture is well worth it:  a safer bridge, a better highway,…

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A Changed Life

By Hope Church / May 24, 2019 / Comments Off on A Changed Life

Darius Walker, artist and rapper, was asked by a music producer if he performed gospel. When Darius answered no, he heard “I can’t work with you, then.” He knew that if he was going to rap Gospel, he’d have to get to know Jesus. And so started the journey of joining a youth group and…

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Pastor Duncan and Rabson: Malawi Partners behind the Scenes

By Hope Church / May 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Pastor Duncan and Rabson: Malawi Partners behind the Scenes

Fast Facts: Favorite Food: Pastor Duncan:  Fish and Chips Rabson:  Nsima (dish made from cornmeal) Favorite Color: Pastor Duncan: Blue Rabson: Black In My Spare Time: Pastor Duncan: reading, watching futbol (soccer), dancing Rabson: reading, writing, singing and break dancing for the Lord Family: Both are happily married with children. So here’s how their story…

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Resurrection: ONE Event Changes Everything

By Hope Church / April 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Resurrection: ONE Event Changes Everything

Why did a brand new faith movement begin two thousand years ago that changed the course of human history? The answer is the literal, bodily resurrection from the dead of the person of Jesus Christ. Eyewitnesses saw Jesus crucified, dead and buried. Yet, on Easter morning the tomb was empty and Jesus appeared to women,…

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God Was With Me All Along

By Hope Church / March 15, 2019 / Comments Off on God Was With Me All Along

I grew up in the church; served as an altar boy and tried to keep the balance sheet on the good side so that God would not punish me. At age 13 I prayed to God to stop my alcoholic father from killing himself, only to find him dead the next day. I decided that…

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Hope’s Night to Shine

By Hope Church / March 8, 2019 / Comments Off on Hope’s Night to Shine

The young woman, dressed in a pink chiffon gown, stepped onto the red carpet. She eyed the long walk from the foyer to the Family Life Center and hesitated. Gathered on either side of the carpet, strangers were smiling and urging her to take another step. As she moved forward hesitantly, they cheered and waved…

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Volunteer Opportunities at Hope

By Hope Church / February 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Volunteer Opportunities at Hope

We fully understand that life can get busy. Time goes by day after day and we always have the thought of starting to serve and/or volunteer at our church, but aren’t sure where to start. At Hope, we are called to go out into our community-and to the world-to share the hope of Jesus with…

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Faith Filled Ideas For February Recess

By Hope Church / February 8, 2019 / Comments Off on Faith Filled Ideas For February Recess

It has been said that families who eat together, pray together and play together are stronger. But life has a funny way of continuing to move forward. Focusing on the family can make it easier to invest more time each week into devotions and more. As you raise your children, find the time to enjoy the journey…

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Sunday Funday For Families

Sunday Funday For Families

By Hope Church / January 25, 2019 / Comments Off on Sunday Funday For Families

When people say fun for the whole family, some might think that means a sunny, tropical, or warm vacation. Which does sound nice but there is plenty of Sunday Funday family activities to check off your winter bucket list right here in Rochester NY. From making snow angels to going on a special woodland adventure, have…

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