Stories of Hope

God Will Take Care of Us

By Hope Church / January 17, 2020 / Comments Off on God Will Take Care of Us

Some days are better than others and then there comes a day that you’re not sure you’ll recover from.  Troy, thank you for courageously sharing your story of hope and for reminding us that God will take care of us. December 16 of 2016 is a date I am not sure I will ever forget…

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The Tug of God

By Hope Church / December 6, 2019 / Comments Off on The Tug of God

It happened in August, while Dawn Burns was moving her mother back to Rochester. “We were setting her up in an apartment, so we could keep a watchful eye on her,” she says. But two hours after they’d gotten the U-Haul, they found themselves at Unity. “Here we were, literally moving Mom home, and now…

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Find Peace Even in the Pain

By Hope Church / November 19, 2019 / Comments Off on Find Peace Even in the Pain

The best evidence of God’s existence is a changed life and God continually changes us as we grow closer to Him. We can learn so much from each other when we share our stories.  Thanks so much Melissa, for sharing yours and giving us that we too, can find peace even in the pain. It…

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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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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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God and His Love

God and His Love

By Hope Church / December 21, 2018 / Comments Off on God and His Love

Everyone has a story that is unique and special to them. Whether it’s the story of how you found the love of your life or how you found Jesus, they are all different. Here is Helene McMurray’s story: “I was raised in a church that taught that we had to be perfect to earn God’s…

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Only God Could Make This Happen

By Hope Church / October 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Only God Could Make This Happen

I was born into a Christian family, everyone walked with the Lord, including me, never questioning my faith. After marriage came my true test. Eight months into our marriage my husband decided he did not want to be married anymore. This came as a complete shock. One day when I was out with friends he…

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God Never Lost Sight of Me

By Bill Steinmetz / November 3, 2016 / Comments Off on God Never Lost Sight of Me

For those of you who don’t know me, I am Bill Steinmetz. I am married to Amy and we have three children ages 14 to 22 as well as a 3yr old grandson….Amy and I have been members at Hope for almost 16 years. My testimony is, I believe, pretty typical of someone who did…

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