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First Steps

First Steps

  • Baptism

    Jesus commands his followers to "go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit." (Matthew 28:19). This is not a polite suggestion; it is a command from Jesus which he gives as his "last words" before his ascension into heaven!

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  • Alpha

    If you are "new" to Christianity, or are a seasoned Christian wanting to brush up on the basics, we suggest Alpha as a great way to get connected and grow! Through the years, thousands of people have participated in Alpha here at Hope.

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  • Life Groups

    “We're better together!” We tend to say that a lot around here. And, we say it because it's true. God created us to live in community with one another (not to try and figure it all out by ourselves). The purpose of Hope's Connections Ministry is to bring people together in growing, Christ-centered relationships. This is accomplished through Life Groups—small groups of Christ-followers who meet regularly to grow relationships, study God's Word, and serve the world around them.

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