Special Events

Join us as we gather with one another for moments big and small.

Sunday, September 8

Join us for Fall

8:45 am | Traditional worship
10:00 am | Equipping Hour
11:00 am | Contemporary worship

We will begin this Fall with cinnamon rolls and an Investment Fair in the Link to learn more about how to Fully Invest in Jesus, in Richfield, and in Community.

Begins Sunday September 8

10:00 am

Sunday Morning Equipping Hour


Heroes of the Faith, in South Social Events, with Oasis Learning Community
Soul Training in Sacred Space, in the Gym, with Gloria Wiese
Parent Connection Class, Atrium, with Heidi Connors
Friendship Class, in room 134, adults with special needs. Contact Lisa Nygaard: jerisany@gmail.com

Youth: Breakfast Club, Youth Room (enter door #6), youth (grades 6-12) are invited for breakfast, games, worship, a message, and discussion time.

CHILDREN: Sunday FUNday, lower level of Pastor’s Wing (enter door #1), children (Infants – 5th grade) are invited to be “ALL IN” with Jesus!

Thursday, September 12

9:15 – 11:30 am

Women’s Study: Listening to God in a Distracted World

Dickson Chapel (enter door #1)

Join Linda Heaner for “Listening to God and Others in a Distracted World,” September 12-December 5. Contact Susie Prin at 952/393-7162 to sign up or request childcare.

Thursday, September 12

 9:15 – 11:45 am

Women’s Bible Study on Psalm 23

Family Ministry Area, (enter door #1)

Join us for a 7-week small group that will go through a video Bible study on Psalm 23 by Jennifer Rothschild. Childcare provided. For more information, contact Sharon Porter: 612/749-8400.

September 14


Hope Classic Annual Golf Event

Crystal Lake Golf Course  (16725 Innsbrook Dr, Lakeville, MN 55044) 

This event is for everyone, so grab some friends and join the fun. Registration is underway in the Link at Hope Church on Sunday mornings. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will benefit Hope Shores and the Penguin Gala.

September 12 + September 16

Vine + Branches Fall Changeover

Join us for a high-energy evening of transformation at Vine + Branches on Thursday, September 12, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Many hands are needed to empty, clean and refill the store in anticipation of cold weather. Additional help needed on Monday, September 16 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Contact Heidi Johnson with questions.

Begins September 16

6:00 – 8:00 pm



Social Events Room

Alpha is for everyone! Especially for those with questions about their faith and those seeking community. We’d love for you to invite a friend and sign up for our free fall Alpha course, which includes dinner. Whether you are new to the faith, new to Hope or a seasoned covenant partner, you will enjoy meeting new people and growing in your journey of faith.

Begins September 17
Begins September 18

Book Clubs

Local Roots Cafe

Tuesdays at 4:30 pm, begins September 17: A New Heaven and A New Earth, by J. Richard Middleton

Wednesdays at 10:00 am, begins September 18: Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places, by Eugene Peterson

Begins September 18

Wednesday evening


Wednesday Night Activities

Soul Training + Coaching for Adults
Dickson Chapel
Train your soul to listen to God’s Spirit through reflective reading, group discussions, and teaching and increase your awareness of his presence in all areas of life. Our focus: Sacred Space, a study in 1 Corinthians and its OT background. Contact Gloria Wiese.

Middle School Small Groups + High School Small Groups 
Youth Department, Grades 6-12
Focusing on relevant topics with Biblical wisdom. Contact Mia Franklin.

Enter Door #3, Social Events Room, (K – 5th grade)
Kids Will Always Matter at KWAM and love the worship, games, Bible stories, and snacks we share each week. Contact Heidi Connors.

Begins September 16
Begins September 19

Young Life

High School (begins September 16)
6:30 – 8:15 pm
A fun night with friends and leaders including lots of games, music, laughter, and a Gospel message. Contact Darby Voeks.

Middle School (begins September 19)
6:30 – 8:00 pm
A high-energy night with friends and leaders including games, music, lots of laughter, and a message of hope. Contact Cesar Castillejos.

Friday, September 20

6:30 – 8:00 pm

True Talks

The Grind Cafe, Bloomington

Hope’s version of TED Talks is a dynamic forum to explore ideas, engage in cross-generational wisdom, and take action. Three speakers. Three ideas. Three lively conversations.

September 28
9:30 am

Prayer Breakfast

Social Events Room

A continental breakfast will be served as we hear from guest speaker Carl Nelson, President & CEO of Transform MN, an evangelical network of churches. He will share on “Surveying the Evangelical Church – Reasons to Hope.”  We will gather together in prayer led by Pastor David Lenz.