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Hope Men's Ministry

Hope Men’s Ministry exists to equip the men of Hope to lead compelling and effective lives of faith in their families, relationships, workplaces, and community. The following events are some of the ways we accomplish this goal.


Hope Men's Breakfast

The Hope Men’s Breakfast is an inspiring time of fellowship and Bible study that serves to equip men to lead compelling and effective lives of faith in their relationships, workplaces, and community. After taking a break for summer activities, the breakfast will return on August 3rd, and meet weekly on Thursdays at 6:30 am in the South Hall.

Small Groups

We encourage men to participate in a small group to allow friendships to develop, conversations to continue, and to provide a place for encouragement and challenge as well as an opportunity to pray for one another. Groups can meet at any time or place, depending on the needs and schedules of the men. Please see a list of our current groups. If you are interested in beginning a new group, please email Wendy Peppers.

The Journey
The Journey is a nine-month program beginning each spring. The Journey’s mission is to encourage and influence individuals toward an abiding relationship with Jesus Christ, through a journey into spiritual intimacy. Abiding in Christ. Transforming lives. Making Disciples. The Journey is offered through Influencers Global Ministries. Contact: Dan Medley

Sunday Morning Men's Bible Study
Sundays at 9:30 am in Room 236/238
The Sunday morning Men’s Bible study is a time for Hope men to gather and study God’s holy scripture together. Led by a rotating team of leaders, it is meant to be a time of growth and encouragement for men of all ages. Contact: Bill Finnell

Tuesday Evening Men's Class
Tuesdays at 6:30 pm in The Outpost (Room 236)
This small group works through different lessons and themes throughout the year and is open to men of all ages and stages. Contact: Mark Fitzgerald & Gerald Boyd

Know Your Story…

Ever find yourself wondering “What happened?” Or feeling like your life resembles a movie you walked into halfway through? There is stuff going on, but it’s not clear where things are headed. This characterizes the story of many men. We are willing, but just not sure what exactly is going on or what is being asked of us.  And the last thing we want is something else we might fail at.

Live a Better Story…

Many of the pictures we have of men are either idealized or marginalized. Consequently, most of the environments men find themselves in either expect perfection or nothing at all. Jesus had a question for his first followers in John 1:38. “What do you want?” Our experience is that most men want to be better men and fail in an effort to be perfect men. We believe that 1 degree of change equates great movement over time. So we are in it for the long haul.

Tell your story…

Men are motivated by compelling conversations and compelling experiences.  We usually need some level of risk or investment to be “all in.” This is why the goal is not to get guys to show up to more meetings.  As we learn who God is and what He is up to, we are drawn toward how our lives may impact others. Leadership development, service projects, mission trips, events and adventures create environments and experiences where we can answer the question Jesus asked Peter in Matt 16:15: “Who do you say that I am?”


Men's Staff

Bill Finnell

Men’s Ministry Director

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