Learn a Little More about Living Hope EPC

Living Hope exists to live out the message: “Knowing Jesus Changes Everything”

Some of our core values can be expanded though the letters HOPE.

Living Hearts that are Open and Powerfully Engaged

Hearts

We desire to be: Jesus-focused, biblically-based and Holy Spirit-led.

  • worshipping God with passion because He is worthy of our allegiance
  • yearning for God’s power and presence in our lives
  • hoping in the Lord because He is the giver of all good things
  • believing God desires to heal our bodies, minds and spirits

Open

We desire to be: relationship-oriented, led by grace, and multi-generationally active,

  • accepting people as they are and where they are
  • involving ourselves in each other’s lives
  • walking together through triumphs and struggles
  • investing ourselves in young people

Powerfully

We desire to be: faith-enabled, expectant of God’s active and powerful working

  • acknowledging that while difficulty and hardship are a part of life, God can both use these things for our good and change them for his glory
  • expecting God’s active intervention in our lives
  • knowing that God’s character never changes; he always gives us his best
  • releasing people to be who they were created by God to be

Engaged

We desire to be: outward reaching, kingdom-minded and culturally alert

  • extending the message of God’s grace beyond our own walls
  • investing ourselves and our resources to the needy
  • reaching out to our culture while not compromising the essentials of the faith