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

Elder Christina Ganley poignantly reflects on the difference we make together -- and how our church family can move forward in living generously.
2022 08 07 Bulletin.pdf
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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 8/1/2022, Hope Pres has provided 1,126 microloans in 82 nations (totaling $28,685) 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.
For info on our 5/14/22 3rd Annual Hope Scholars Golf Scramble at charitygolftoday.com/HopeScholars

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.
And here's a glance back at 10 Years of Hope -- January 2012 to January 2022. Thanks to Golden Sunset Productions.
And here's the August 2019 "New Way" podcast from our denomination featuring Hope with an interview with pastor Nancy Graham Ogne. Please note: It takes a few seconds for the podcast to begin playing.

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.

As of , 7/1 we've generated enough to forgive $203,800 -- more than 20 percent of our goal!

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."

Prior to the 2022 campaign, in two combined drives Hope eradicated $1,080,600 in medical debt!

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