About Hope Community Church

Our Mission: To love people where they are and encourage them to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.

Ice Breaker What is more valuable, time or money? Why? What is something that has made you think differently about money? Why did that change your perspective? What is the best thing to spend $20 on? Main Idea              There are some things in this world we can’t change, no matter how hard we try. Rules…

Ice Breaker (optional – choose one below) Have you ever had a “Griswold” Christmas where nothing went like it should? Where did things go wrong? This weekend Donnie used NASCAR as a metaphor for the madness in his life during the holiday season. If you had to pick a different sport to describe your holiday…

Ice Breaker (optional – choose one below) What is the heaviest thing you ever lifted? Share one quote or scripture that keeps you going when you are down or discouraged. What is the most loving thing someone has done for you? Main Idea Being the church involves more than simply coming to church. The church…

Ice Breaker Have each person identify a story (real or fiction) in which forgiveness is the central theme. Main Idea “To forgive is to set a person free… and discover the prisoner was you.” –Lewis B. Smedes Discuss What did you find the most surprising or challenging to your concept of forgiveness from this week’s…

Ice Breaker What is the most encouraging / inspiring act of kindness you have seen recently? Main Idea Goodness and kindness go hand in hand. Goodness describes character (who we are) and kindness is best defined as compassion in action (what good people do.) Authentic goodness and kindness are produced in our character through the…

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We’re blessed to have so many people contributing financially to our vision of reaching the Triangle and changing the world! As the year comes to a close, the following information may be helpful to you for tax filing purposes. In order to be counted toward your 2015 tax filing, all year-end contributions of cash, checks,…

Ice breaker What is your favorite family Christmas tradition? Main Idea Often when we think of Christmas, we think about the baby in the manger, but the meaning of Christmas is so much more. It is about a Savior, the hope of the world, coming to deliver us at last. From the beginning, God made…

Connect and Welcome (10-15 minutes) Allow time for the group to connect before starting discussion time. Conversation Starter (8-15 minutes) These questions will help people to connect, switch gears and stimulate group discussion. Pull a card from the box in your Host Box, choose a question from the QuestionsInaBox app or use the question below:…

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