No matter your age, we have opportunities for every adult to grow in the Lord, connect with other believers, and serve in their gifts.

Below are church-wide events for all adults. For specific ministries, please follow the links below.

Women’s Ministries

Men’s Ministries

Seasoned Saints (Adults 50+)


All Adults


Marriage Weekend

November 1 – 2 | New Hope

Save the date for this special weekend focused on strengthening marriage with speaker Ted Cunningham.


Sisterhood Nights

See Women’s Ministries


Pencils, Paint, & Prayer

Friday, May 3 | 7 pm | Fellowship Hall A

Bring a snack to share along with your books and pencils. A small paint project will be provided. Crocheters/knitters welcome too.


30ForFreedom Run & Relay

Saturday, May 18 | 8 am

Sign up to run or volunteer:


Men’s Fellowship Retreat

See Men’s Ministries






Women’s Ministries offers ladies of all ages and life stages opportunities to connect with each other and grow through the study of God’s word. We offer Bible studies, classes, special events, conferences and retreats throughout the year. There are also many opportunities to serve in ministries of help and encouragement. Nothing is more fulfilling than reaching out to others with the love of Jesus. We would love to have you join us and be part of what is happening.


Sisterhood Nights

Sisterhood Nights are for all NH women college age and older. We will meet for dinner at a local restaurant and spend time connecting over great food. Contact Jenna Spangrud, Meryn Hill, or for locations and details.

Tuesday, March 26 | 8 pm

Thursday, April 25 | 8 pm


Women’s Breakfast

Saturday, May 11 | 9 am | Student Campus Chapel

Sign-up available three weeks before event.


Wednesday Night – Ladies’ Discipleship

Torrie Bagley | 6:30 pm | Rm 224

When life doesn’t go as we think it should, God provides uncommon strength to turn life-shattering disappoints into life-changing opportunities.




Ladies’ Bible Studies

Mondays | 1 pm | NH Java

This prayer and Bible study group is typically based on a book study (currently, Life Lessons from Acts, by Max Lucado) and is open to women of all ages.

Fridays | 10 am | Rm 212

What does it mean to be a citizen of heaven? Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount turned a lot of expectation upside-down. Sign up here to order materials.


Ladies Prayer & Share

Tuesdays | 10 am | NH Java


Women’s Adventure Group

This is a group for women who want to get out and do something different and adventurous while getting to know new people. Upcoming events include:

  • Bowling @ Merle Hay Lanes – March 9
  • Semiannual Women’s Shooting Event – April 20
  • Escape Room – May 10

Request to join the Facebook Group for all events and updates!


Grace Notes

First & Third Thursdays | 6:30 pm | Ullestad Chapel

This semimonthly women’s choir is open to all women!




Men’s Ministries offers the men of New Hope many opportunities to be involved in fellowship and ministry to one another including a Wednesday Bible study, conferences, sports outings, camping and fishing, helping and serving, and much more.

There are several Men’s Breakfasts on Saturday mornings throughout the year. Each breakfast features a special guest speaker and time to connect with other men in the church. Come for great food, encouragement and fellowship.


Men’s Breakfast

Saturday, April 27 | 8 am | Student Campus Chapel

Sign-up will be available three weeks before the event.


Impact Men’s Conference

Saturday, June 8

This June, we’ll join together as men to impact our family, church, work, and world. Open to all men high school freshman and older. Online volunteer and attendee registration available in April.



Men’s Fellowship Retreat

September 14 – 21, 2019 | Wildwood Resort

All men are invited to this week of relaxation, campfires,  devotions, good food, and fishing. Transportation, food, fishing license, and lodging is $450 per guy. To sign up, give a $100 deposit to Bill Dane by June 1, 2019.


Wednesday Night – Men’s Discipleship

Don Conn | 6:30 pm | Student Campus Conference Room

We’ll learn some vital life lessons from the New Testament letters of one of Jesus’ closest followers—the apostle John (1, 2 and 3 John).



Retired Men’s Breakfast

Second Tuesdays | 8 am 

All retired men are welcome to this monthly breakfast that typically meets at Hy-Vee Market Grille on Douglas & 86th.


Men’s Bible Discussion

Gene Kakert | Thursdays | 7:30 am | NH Java





Seasoned Saints is an exciting ministry to people ages 50 and older. It is one of the most happening groups in our church. Monthly get-togethers might include a potluck, concert, table games, trip to an area attraction (Pella Tulip Festival, Covered Bridges, etc.), or a local restaurant. The highlight of the year is the annual fall trip to Branson, MO. Whatever the event, you can be sure that it will include fun, fellowship and food! This is also our premier prayer warrior group! When we need prayer, these are the people we call!


Potluck / Game Night

Friday, April 26 | 6 pm | Student Campus Chapel

If your last name begins with A-H, bring a dessert; I-S, main dish; T-Z, salad or veggie side dish. Come for a fun night of games – Name that (old hymn) Tune, Guess Who, Bible Trivia and win a prize! Pastor Hawkins will conclude the evening with a devotional.


Hawaiian Luau

Friday, May 24 | 6 pm | Student Campus Chapel

We will have a luau with BBQ pulled pork/chicken and all the trimmings. All food will be provided. Entertainment by The New Hope Gospel Band. Hawaiian attire optional. Tickets are $5 and will go on sale May 5.