Service Times

Worship: We gather Sundays at 10 am in the cafeteria at Lake Nona Middle School, 13700 Narcoossee Road, Orlando 32832 with a Zoom option for those who worship remotely. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we observe safety protocols, with color-coded bands to convey distancing preferences. Masks are optional.

Connecting During COVID: Watch your email for links to online gatherings. To join our email list, send a "Contact Us" form.

Bible Doing -- For now, we gather in periodic mid-week Zoom gatherings. Contact us to be added to the email list for more information. In non-pandemic seasons, we gather at a Lake Nona locale on select Tuesdays from 6:30-8 pm.
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Who We Are

Loving. Inclusive. Affirming. 

We are a fun and imperfect community of Christ-followers, committed to grow deeper with God and  others and reach wider to serve and share God's love with the world. What's more, we look a lot like the universal Church: a multi-ethnic family of all ages, affirming the worth of every human being.

Launched in 2012 as part of 1001 New Worshiping Communities of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), we aim to bring our unique blend of Reformed understanding and passion for Jesus Christ to this emerging community.

Hope is loving, inclusive and affirming -- welcoming people of every race, gender, orientation, age, physical and mental ability, national origin, economic station and political perspective to full participation in the life of our community. All of us are made in the image of God – and each of us is a work in progress.

We believe every Christ-follower is a minister -- and that we live all of our lives unto God.

In a nutshell, here are our priorities:
  • God before All
  • Kingdom before Congregation
  • People before Property
  • Love before Doctrinal Precision
Though the list isn’t comprehensive – and frankly, it’s always percolating – we think these convey our posture when we’re at our best.

Announcements

Join us for worship in-person at 10 am at Lake Nona Middle, or participate via simulcast Zoom. Send a "Contact Us" form to receive a Zoom invitation. For in-person protocols see below.
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Birthday Celebration Delayed

Hope's Session has delayed celebration of our 10th Birthday (3rd chartered) until at least Sunday 1/30. We will monitor COVID cases in the meantime, in an effort to keep everyone as safe as possible.

Star Words 2022

Happy New Year! We will distribute Star Words and (new this year) Scripture Watch Words during worship on Sunday 1/2/2022 in preparation for Epiphany. If you join via Zoom and would like someone to draw a word for you, please reach out via text or email. 

Forgive Medical Debt

Advent Conspiracy: Alternate Gifts




Hope raised $3,106 during Advent to forgive $310,600 of medical debt through RIP Medical Debt. As of Christmas Eve, we began accumulating funds toward our 2022 goal to raise $10K for our 10th year of existence -- which will eradicate $1 million in a local county.  We urge Hopesters and friends to donate to the RIP Fund throughout the year to commemorate birthdays, anniversaries or more.

Sermon Videos

Below you'll find the recording of the most recent Zoom simulcast sermon. Find a library of services dating back to April 2020 under the tab "Videos."

To hear the audio recording of Hope's most recent Sunday service, click on the tab "Hear the Word" and find the appropriate entry.

Kiva Microloans Update

As of 1/1/2022, Hope Pres has provided 1,079 microloans in 82 nations (totaling $27,475) via our lending team through Kiva, a nonprofit agency vetting microloans to entrepreneurs in the developing world and the United States. Find our group by clicking here --  or to learn more about Kiva, check out www.kiva.org .
If you're already committed to Hope's vision & work, click here to donate now.

Meet Us

Here's a 2-minute video our denomination produced several years ago about Hope. Click on the YouTube icon to open it in a new tab.

Directions

We gather for worship at Lake Nona Middle School,  13700 Narcoossee Road, Orlando 32832.

Hear the Word

To stream or download our Messages of Hope, click on the "Hear the Word" link at the top of these pages, or visit http://hopenona.podbean.com

To subscribe to our podcasts, click here in your favorite podcast client, or search for the tag #hopenona in the iTunes store.

Forgive Medical Debt , 2022

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Hope seeks slowly and steadily to chisel away at our goal to raise $10,000 in 2022, the year of our 10th birthday, to eradicate $1 Million of medical debt in a local county through RIP Medical Debt.

We urge all who are interested to join the cause: Commemorate a birthday or anniversary by designating a dime or a dollar per year to the fund! We'll collect throughout 2022. Mark your check or envelope "RIP" or "Medical Debt Fund."

See the video below to learn how RIP works to forgive devastating medical debt.