In order to grow spiritually, we have to be connected relationally. That is why we are offering a variety of opportunities to connect and grow at Hope. If one of these groups looks interesting to you, then we encourage you to take the initiative to step out of a row and into a circle.


Hope Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Ministry is an intentional discipleship program pairing one mentor with two mentees twice per month to share together about all areas of personal, spiritual, relational, and vocational growth. This program runs from October through May. Find more information here.


Chapters – A Gathering for Young Adults

If you’re in your 20s-to early 30s, married, or single, please join us the 3rd Tuesday of every month for fun, fellowship, and dynamic topics at 7pm in our Midtown Office (4912 W. Marshall Street, Richmond).  Questions? E-mail

Want to know more about Chapters? Check out our Facebook page


Thrive – A Place for Women to Connect            

Gather with other women on Thursdays at 10 AM or 7 PM from September 21-November 30th
Instructors: Thrive Teaching Team
Registration: $26
Childcare: Advances registration for Sprouts is required

This Semester’s Topic is Waiting…A study of messianic passages from the book of Isaiah

When Jesus encountered a group of his disciples following the resurrection, we are told he walked them through all the scriptures from Moses to the prophets that foretold of his coming. The people of God had been waiting for a king and a savior… imagine hearing Jesus himself breathe life into these Old Testament writings, revealing so much about who he really is and what he came to do!  Our study this semester will take us back into the prophetic writings of Isaiah — and through these divinely inspired passages, we too can encounter the Jesus for whom the world has been waiting. The redemption and deliverance of God’s people is underway! Come be encouraged and strengthened as we journey together toward that ultimate fulfillment. Join us in the waiting…




Financial Peace University                                              

This biblically-based financial management course will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a new plan for your money and your future.

Instructor: Video Teaching by Dave Ramsey
Facilitators: Hope FPU Team
Date & Time: Wednesdays, October 4th through December 6th 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Location: West Creek (12445 Patterson Ave.)
Registration: $95/person or couple – includes books, CD’s and materials
Childcare: $45 per family



Discover Hope – Orientation & Membership Class              

This two-part class is a great first step at HOPE. It is designed to help people learn about what it means to have a relationship with Christ and what it means to be a member of HOPE. We also teach about our mission, vision, and values and share about specific ways you can get more involved.

Instructors: Pastors and Ministry Staff
Date & Time: Friday, November 3 (6:30 – 9:00 PM) and Saturday, November 4 (8:30 am – 12:00 PM)
Location: Hope West Creek (12445 Patterson Ave.)
Registration: Free
Childcare: Free if requested when registering


Questions about upcoming seminars and programs? Contact