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Vision Sunday

September 13, 2017

This is Vision Sunday: It is a daunting thought to realize that every decision a church makes in it’s first year could be a tradition that would last for centuries…or never see it’s second birthday. Personally, I hope two things in particular become traditions: Anchor Day as we reflect on God’s presence in the past and…

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Time Change

August 22, 2017

Starting in September we will be moving the service time to 5:00p.m. Please mark your calendars!

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Anchor Day

August 22, 2017

Anchor Day Details: Address: 3418 Prince George Ave., Castle Hayne 5:00pm-6:00pm- Dinner, bluegrass, games and fun 6:00-7:00pm– Worship Service and Baptisms * Childcare will be provided during the worship service It is important for a church to celebrate, so celebrate we will do. September 9th will mark two years since Hope Community had her first official gathering,…

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Anchor Nights

July 13, 2017

Anchor Nights Starting in June! are a way to keep us connected through the summer. We meet every Wednesday from 6:00pm-8:00pm to share a meal together while someone from the Hope Community shares their faith story and we study scripture together. Please stay tuned for the meeting place as it changes week to week

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Hope Next

July 13, 2017

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE At this particular point at Hope, we believe it is important to help people discern individually and corporately what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. This might be one of the most important steps we take as a new church before we launch even deeper into growing IN (community) and OUT (mission). We…

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Summer Sermon Series

June 19, 2017

Summer Sermon Series: I am David Throughout the summer we will take a journey with David through the ups and downs of his life. Each Tuesday evening we will publish the sermon from the previous week and a devotional guide as well. We are glad you are joining us on the journey.

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Expectations!

August 4, 2016

You have them. I have them. My guess is that each of us has expectations we are unaware of for Hope Community. Part of my role as pastor will be to help this early group of pioneers manage expectations as we do something that most of us have never done before.For example, each day I…

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What Will Worship at Hope Look Like?

July 13, 2016

When asked about worship at Hope Community, I know that folks aren’t looking for some massive treatise on the topic. Many folks are simply curious as to what our “gathered worship” time will look like. I will try to answer these questions frequently on this blog as well as the newsletter where I talk about…

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Who is Nate?

June 22, 2016

While Kim and I know many folks in Wilmington, we realize that you might be wondering just who exactly this Nate guy is. Since my favorite form of communication is the bullet point, let me share a few with you … Grew up as a rebellious preacher’s kid. Served St. Andrews-Covenant as a youth director for over…

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