Service Times

Worship: Sundays at 10 am. Through the Summer, we gather in the chorus room at Lake Nona Middle School, 13700 Narcoossee Road, Orlando 32832 -- returning to the cafeteria in the Fall.

Dig Deeper: We're experimenting with a new approach: occasional 'Mystery Table' gatherings -- inter-generationally friendly brunch conversations with a Table Topic.

Mid-Week Bible Doing meets select Tuesdays from 6:30-8 pm at Panera Bread, 9607 Lake Nona Village Pl, Orlando 32827.
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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 gathering 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

For a month-by-month review of Hope's efforts to reach wider, click and scroll down: http://www.hopenona.com/reaching-wider.htm
Sixty-four Hopesters gathered Sunday 11/17 at two locales for our  7th annual Day of Service -- serving the wider community in lieu of regularly formatted worship. We staffed three teams:  1) leading a Trivia Contest at Somerby Assisted Living Center (by Nona Blue) and also enjoying pastries and conversation with residents; 2) meeting inside the middle school to pack (and deliver) 21 Thanksgiving baskets for the housekeeping staff at Holiday Inn on Narcoossee and the custodial team at Lake Nona Middle; writing letters of encouragement to an incarcerated man whose children have attended Hope; preparing small care packages for the 13 resident doctors (who are also students at UCF College of Medicine) at Nemours; packing treat bags for residents at Ronald McDonald House; and creating Thanksgiving cards for the baskets, bags and others in need; and 3) providing outside beautification efforts for Lake Nona Middle School and the neighboring Publix plaza.
As of 11/1/2019, Hope Pres has provided 850 microloans in 80 nations (totaling $21,650) 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.

Meet Us

Here's a 2-minute video our denomination produced about the mission and vision of Hope. Click on the YouTube icon to open it in a new tab.

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.