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Sermon: Binding Blind and Broken Bodies

Pastor Kate Hillis continues her Lenten sermon series on “Living Into Our Baptismal Call.” In this week’s message based on John 9, Pastor Kate challenges us to examine God’s call upon us to be nurturers in our communities. How do we create a sense of hope? Hope starts here!

Sermon: We All Get A Little Hangry

As we hunger and thirst for God, we must confront the barriers we build between one another, which can also be barriers to growing in our faith. In this message based on John Chapter 4, Pastor Kate Hillis recounts the story of the Samaritan woman who met Jesus at the well one day near Jacob’s mountain in Sychar, and how the conversation changed her life and her community.

Sermon: Do You Still Not Understand?

What does the Marvel superhero Dr. Strange have to tell us about God’s grace and our choices? Pastor Kate Hillis explores the topic as she continues her Lenten sermon series on “Living Into Our Baptismal Call,” preaching from John 3:1-10, which recounts Jesus’ discussion with Nicodemus about being born anew. Her message is titled “Do You Still Not Understand?”

Reframing Worship: Signposts in the Dark

In this message from Matthew 17:1-9, Pastor Kate Hillis explores the challenge of walking in darkness, when we find it scary and hard to navigate. This is the final message in her sermon series on “Reframing Worship:The Way of Love.”

Reframing Worship: Loved to the End to Love Till the End

On Valentine’s Day we celebrate love. But sometime love requires practice. In “Reframing Worship: Loved to the End to Love Till the End,” Pastor Kate Hillis reflects on the love of God, how we experience it, and what it can mean to us.

Reframing Worship: A Call to Confess and Get Salty

In “Reframing Worship: A Call to Confess and Get Salty,” Pastor Kate Hillis presents a message drawn from Matthew 5:13 (“You are the salt of the Earth”) and Isaiah 58:9-12.

Reframing Worship: The Way of Love

Pastor Kate Hillis continues her sermon series, titled “Reframing Worship: The Way of Love.” In this series, we want to reframe and rediscover what is at the heart of the Christian faith – a life of love.

Sermon Series: Earn, Save, Give

Hopewell United Methodist Church Pastor Kate Hillis will present a sermon series on stewardship and giving, focusing on John Wesley’s advice to Methodists on money and its role in our lives. The series is titled, “Earn, Save, Give.”

United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women meetings and events are open to all women. Membership in the church is not required. We focus on many mission projects that support women, children, youth and the elderly.