Worship Service

What to Expect

We Gather Together in ChristVisitors are warmly welcomed at Hope Church! Here is what you can expect when you worship with us:

  • Members typically dress in casual or dressy casual attire.
  • We offer Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 AM, from kindergarten to adults.
  • We’ll start worship promptly at 10:30 AM and finish by noon.
  • A nursery staffed with a trained nurse for babies and toddlers is available during Sunday School and church.
  • Children’s church is provided for children ages 2-5.  Children can go with their teacher to the education building following the Children’s message and will return to church after the sermon.
  • We sing a variety of music–from traditional hymns to contemporary worship songs.
  • We celebrate the Lord’s Supper each Sunday. All baptized members in good standing at a Christian Church are invited to partake. Red wine or white grape juice are available in the communion trays.

Order of Worship

A printed bulletin is provided when you arrive to help guide your worship experience. Generally, the following order of worship is followed during the worship service.

  • Call to Worship
  • Opening Song
  • Prayer of Adoration
  • The Lord’s Prayer
  • Responsive Psalm Reading
  • Confession of Sin & Assurance of Forgiveness
  • Welcome & Announcements
  • Greeting Time
  • Hymn of Praise
  • Morning (Intercessory) Prayer
  • Offertory
  • Children’s Message
  • Scripture Reading & Sermon
  • The Lord’s Supper
  • Closing Song
  • Benediction