Past Sunday Messages

Luke Ferguson, Hopeland’s Youth Director, preaches on 1 Kings and Jeroboam’s gold calves. He states that today, we have begun to move toward inventing our own salvation, rather than trusting in the Lord’s salvation and teachings. Just like Jeroboam, we create our own version of righteousness and holiness, rather than the one God and Jesus […]

Knowledge and Self-Control—2 Peter 1:5-6
June 9, 2024

  Pastor Paul talks about Hopeland’s upcoming Vacation Bible School and how learning about the Bible and the word of God can be taught at any level. The Bible is all the knowledge we need about God in our lives, and holds all the answers to eternal life. 5 For this very reason, make every effort […]


  Gary Pike speaks this morning for Hopeland’s 177th anniversary and 99th annual Homecoming Sunday! We not only celebrate the graduates this week, but also Hopeland’s long history and prosperity—none of which would be possible without the help of God. Gary Pike gives us an overview of the church’s more recent history and how God […]

Memorial Day Sermon: No Greater Love
May 28, 2024

Hopeland Church’s Children’s Director, Mike Eppel, dives into John 15:13 explaining how the sacrifice offered by America’s fallen soldiers is reflective of the love of Christ. John 15:13 – “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

Faith and Deeds—James 2: 14-26
May 20, 2024

Pastor Paul teaches us that while proclaiming our faith is important, the actions we take based on our faith are what solidify our connection to God. In James 2, the prophet states that faith and actions working together are what makes a person truly righteous, and we all must strive to have both.   Faith […]


This week is a little different, as it’s Youth Sunday, and the members of Hopeland’s youth group took today to put together a special service to honor the retiring Pastor Russ Eberly. Thank you, Pastor Russ, for everything you’ve given the Hopeland Church family over your many years of service, and we wish you all […]

The Ascension—Acts 1: 9-11
April 22, 2024

Pastor Paul preaches about Jesus’ ascension into heaven, and how this is one more confirmation of God’s final promise—Christ will return to restore his kingdom on earth, and all sadness and sickness will be eradicated in his love.   9 After he said this, he was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid […]

The Great Commission—Matthew 28: 16-20
April 14, 2024

Pastor Paul teaches us that to serve the Lord our God, we must do as Jesus commands and spread his word everywhere we go, whether that be to our neighbor, to our community, or to the ends of the earth. No matter how big or small, each Christian should carry God’s word with them through […]

All Consuming Fire—Deuteronomy 4: 23-24
April 14, 2024

Luke Ferguson, the new Youth Director at Hopeland, preaches about God’s all-consuming fire. Luke explains that in Deuteronomy, Moses reminds the Israelites not to forget that God was the one to bring them out of slavery, that God was the one who brought them across the Red Sea, that God was the one to show […]

The Resurrection—John 20: 1-18
April 2, 2024

Happy Easter! Pastor Paul preaches of Jesus’ resurrection on this holy day! The Empty Tomb 20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. 2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other […]

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