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Sounds like this church still has a call

A magnificent Indiana limestone church structure, adorned with towering stained-glass windows and heavy wooden doors, stretches the depth of the block at 47th and Central in Indianapolis. Yet a gust of wind — not the building — reminds passersby of God’s work in the world through First Meridian Heights Presbyterian Church (FMHPC).

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First Christian Church of Paris, Texas: Building Bridges with Kindness

In April of 2017, First Christian Church of Paris, Texas (FCCP), began working with Hope Partnership to dream about its future and discern what God was calling it to be in its community and beyond. After two all-church retreats, several members of the congregation were chosen as the local Hope team.

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First Christian Church of Bedford: Sharing God’s Abundance

“This church is doing an amazing revitalization of Camp Bedford. The God incidences are numerous and noteworthy.” That’s how Christie Sharpsteen, a Facilitator with Hope Partnership Services, describes First Christian Church of Bedford, Indiana — a congregation she’s worked with since early 2018 when they began the Epiphany process.

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Worshiping in the basement and loving it!

Northwest Christian Church Oklahoma

Northwest Christian Church, Oklahoma City, OK had reached a point where it needed to reimagine its ministry. The surrounding community had changed, the building was large and costly to maintain and the membership was aging and declining in numbers. The Northwest leadership determined it was time to seriously look at the congregation’s future.

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Florida congregation’s Future Story creates energy and hope

Central Christian Church Orlando

Mission Pathways on sale for limited time In the summer of 2014, Central Christian Church in Orlando, FL, came to the realization that they could not continue to function the way they had for years after the sudden loss of several strong spiritual, financial and administrative leaders for unrelated reasons. Florida’s regional minister suggested to […]