New DH Communities this Autumn

Knownness in our church family happens in our Communities where we grow as followers of Jesus. There are three new communities forming throughout the month of October on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings led by the Liedners, Lyons and Jon Kalis and Karla Lamotta.  You can find these and all of our Communities on our website downtownhope.org/communities

Meals For Lynn Kellner

Lynn is undergoing chemotherapy. Please pray for her on this journey.  If you are interested in bringing her a meal reach out to Shannon Donahue sldonahue29@gmail.com.

Seeking Student Ministry Leaders

Our Student Ministry (Underground) meets Sunday mornings (9a during our first gathering) and every Sunday evening (6.30-8.30pm).  Currently we are praying for anyone who has a desire to pour into students. Reach out to max.myers@downtownhope.org.

Love One: Walk with an Individual/Family

One of the ways we live in the reconciliation we have received in Christ is to walk in friendship with our neighbors living in the grips of poverty, addiction or ailment.  There are four elementary school boys in need of some face time with caring adults/families.  Would you consider taking 45 min. of your week for a trip to McDonalds with one of these boys? Please reach out to Janice Keating (janice.keating@downtownhope.org).

Discovery Bible Study

If you have a friend or neighbor who is going through a difficult time or has become spiritually curious we have a simple, relational way to help you help them discover Jesus.  Reach out to Jesse Taylor (fatherofdavid@msn.com) to learn more.

Sunday Gatherings

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Join us each Sunday at Downtown Hope for one of our Gatherings- 9:00am, 10:45am, 4:30pm.  Our 4.30pm gathering is acoustic, hymn based and follows a historical liturgical structure.

The Daily

The daily is a M-F resource/reading plan, integrated into our teaching series, that encourages us to develop a simple rhythm of abiding in Jesus through word and prayer.  Learn more and sign up on our website- downtownhope.org/the-daily.

Mothers Of PreSchoolers | 1st/3rd Fri. 9:30am

MOPS meets from 9:30am-11:00am on the first and third Friday of each month at Downtown Hope. If you are interested in joining, please register using out group's unique code (WQ4Y) at mops.org/join.

Children of Hope

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Thanks to all the volunteers who are serving with Children of Hope!  We are so excited about the coming year. We still have a few slots to fill, please reach out to children@downtownhope.org if you are interested in joining our team.    

Offering as an act of Worship

We respond to God’s grace in worship by offering our whole lives back to Him (Romans 12.1-2)- this includes our finances.  We encourage all who consider DH their church home to practice first fruits giving (give first and live on the rest). You can place a check “Downtown Hope” or cash in our offering box today or give online at downtownhope.org/give. Your generosity goes to extending God’s grace to our city through the people and work of Downtown Hope. You can find our financial updates on our giving page.


What if I have never given before? A simple way to begin is by committing a small percentage and increasing each year.  The 10% pattern of offering in the Old Testament is a helpful mark to grow towards.

Security Team Leader

We have a handful of people who are interested in this forming team and are now looking for a team leader.  If you are interested in hearing more about the role please reach out to Joey Tomassoni, joey@downtownhope.org

City of Peace: Sun, 12/2, 12:30pm + Throughout December

Our Love Annapolis team is leading an initiative to serve over 15 different Annapolis area organizations in collaboration with 12 local churches for our Christmas Outreach this year!  Please join us for our kick off volunteer event on Sunday, December 2nd at 12:30pm. RSVP you and your family and learn more on the COP website cityofpeace.info

Newtowne 20 Kids Outreach | Sun. 2:00pm

Join us in the Newtowne 20 neighborhood on Sunday afternoons from 2-3pm to spend time with children.  We play games and do small group bible studies with them. Reach out Todd (jtoddwes@gmail.com).

Gifts for Families in Public Housing

This time of year is filled with joy for so many of us, and we have the wonderful opportunity to give back this season to the city we call home, Annapolis. Provide gifts for families who are less fortunate this Christmas. Sign up at cityofpeace.info Contact Janice Keating (Christmas@downtownhope.org)

Discover Downtown Hope Sun. 12/16, 12:15pm

The first simple step to consider being known in our church is to attend one of our Discover Downtown Hope orientation lunches on the first Sunday of every month. Here you will have a chance to hear our vision, ask questions and get to know some of our leaders. You can RSVP online or contact Austin MacCubbin austin.maccubbin@downtownhope.org.

Seminary Without Walls

SWW is a theology in Praxis.  You will learn basic systematic theology while being trained to live it out as you form disciples in your context. We are looking to begin Seminary Without Walls again in January 2019. Reach out to Luke (luke.harbaugh@gmail.com) if interested.

Gospel For Life Membership Class

Knownness in Downtown Hope happens in Community through identifying as a part of the body. Our quarterly Gospel For Life Membership class is a chance to identify as a body member of Downtown Hope. Meals and childcare are provided. RSVP to Austin MacCubbin austin.maccubbin@downtownhope.org.