Cars, crafters needed for Hope event

Cars and crafts—what a combination! Hope Community Church of Rockford will be hosting a unique event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 1. Cars and Crafts for Hope is a benefit to raise funds and collect food for North Kent Community Services, who serves our neighbors in need every day, providing food, clothing […]

A Message for You

God of New Things by PASTOR SCOTT SWIX Hope Community Church, Rockford It’s spring going into summer, a season of beautiful colors and green growing things! Take a look around the Rockford area at all the new things springing up—trees and plants, fields of crops, new businesses downtown, and new graduates starting to think about […]

Celebrate ‘Blue Christmas’ at Hope Community Church

Hope Community Church in Rockford will be celebrating a “Blue Christmas” worship on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. The “Blue Christmas” service is specially designed for those who are coping with loss or pain. It may be the first Christmas without a loved family member who has recently died, it may be filled with […]

RHS Advanced Women’s Chorus to perform at Hope

A very special Christmas concert is planned for Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7:00 p.m. at Hope Community Church, 7000 Myers Lake Ave., Rockford. The Rockford High School Advanced Women’s Chorus will provide an hour of beautiful music to bring joy to your holiday celebration. This wonderful group often fills the Rockford Fine Arts Auditorium with […]

Paws 4 Hope… day of family fun with your best fur friend

  Hope Community Church is celebrating the canine-human bond with a day of celebration on Sunday, Sept. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. Over a dozen events are aimed at families with sociable dogs up-to-date on shots and on a leash held by an adult. Prizes and trophies valued over $150 will be awarded in […]