Special Events

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

December 1, 8, 15, 22

10:00 am

Redeeming Conversations, an Advent Crossover Gathering

Social Events Room

Curious about conversations in a postmodern, pluralistic world? How might we be more gracious, honest, and compassionate as we interact with our family, friends, and coworkers? Join in on the conversation with Logan Pankratz, Eli Johnson, Judie Ritchie, Justin Bratnober, and Gloria Wiese.

December 15

8:45 am | 11:00 am

Festival Worship Sunday


Celebrate Jesus’ birth with beautiful choral music accompanied by an orchestra. Invite a friend!

December 24

4:00 pm | 9:00 pm

Christmas Eve


4:00 pm Family Service
Bring your whole family to worship as we experience the good news of Christmas through music, drama, dance, and more.

9:00 pm Candlelight service
Worship Jesus, the light of the world, with carols, scripture, and candlelight.

January 5

10:00 am

Equipping Hour Resumes

Grow in community through relevant teaching and engaging discussions on Sunday mornings. All ages, all life stages are welcome to join at any time.

Heroes of the Faith with Oasis Learning Community, South Social Events Room

Soul Training in Sacred Space with Gloria Wiese, Minister for Discipleship, in the gym

Parent Connection Class with Heidi Connors, Director of Family Ministries, Atrium

Friendship Class, for adults with special needs Room 134, Contact Lisa Nygaard: jerisany@gmail.com

Breakfast Club for Youth (grades 6-12), Youth Room, Breakfast, games, worship, a message, and discussion time.

Sunday Funday for Children (infants – 5th grade), Children’s Area, All children are invited to enjoy God’s love, hear truth from the Bible and make new friends. January will be Family Faith Formation emphasis
Prayer-January 5 | Worship-January 12 | Bible-January 19 | Communion-January 26

January 8

6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Wednesday Night Programs Resume

KWAM (Social Events Room)
K-5th graders will kick off the new KWAM year with fun surprises for everyone!

Middle School + High School Small Groups (Youth Area)
6-12 grade youth have fun and focus on issues that relate to their age groups.

Blueprint to Bible Basics for Adults (Dickson Chapel)
Discussion and teaching to learn together how to enter and navigate the wonderful world of the Bible.

January 13

6:00 – 8:00 pm


Social Events Room

Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure. It runs for 10 weeks with dinner included each week. Contact KC@hope-pc.org with questions.

January 29

5:15 – 6:15 pm

Wednesday Night Community Dinner

Social Events Room

Join us for a dinner to grow closer in community.

February 8

8:30 – 11:30 am

Listening Prayer Retreat

Social Events Room

When we create space for Jesus, profound things happen. With a biblically based approach to discerning God’s voice, we will focus on how God’s presence opens us to his amazing love and sets us free by his unchanging truth. No cost and open to all. With All Things New Prayer Ministry, contact gloria@hope-pc.org

Begins in February

Book Club

Tuesdays, February 4 – April 4, 4:30 pm
Caribou Coffee and Bagels, 1601 East 66th St, Richfield
Kingdom Conspiracy, by Scot McKnight, Contact Gloria Wiese: gloria@hope-pc.org

Fridays, February 10 – March 27, 10:00 am
Caribou Coffee and Bagels, 1601 East 66th St, Richfield
Who is This Man? by John Ortberg, Contact Doug Dye: dye.doug@gmail.com

February 26

5:15 – 6:15 pm

Wednesday Night Community Meal

Social Events Room

Join us for dinner to grow closer in community.

February 29

5:30 – 8:30

Hope Shores Penguin Gala

Social Events Room

The Penguin Gala is an event that celebrates and supports the camping ministry of Hope Shores Bible Camp + Retreat Center. The evening will include a social hour with silent auction, dinner, testimonies, Hall of Faith inductions, and a live auction. It is a semi-formal event. Tickets will be on sale in the link and on our website, hope-shores.org, beginning January 6.