Here at HopeUC, our vision is to see the hope of Jesus Christ reach out all across the earth, to every nation and people group. Community is our heartbeat and core to the expression of our local and global mission as a church family.
Hope on Wheels
Hope on Wheels is our way of taking hope further into the Central Coast, Hunter and Newcastle regions. Our goal is to feed the hungry, connect with the lonely and engage the church.
The Welcome Place Maitland
Each Wednesday afternoon during school term our doors are open at Maitland Campus from 12 – 2pm. Join us for afternoon tea, a listening ear and free access to our washing machine and shower. Foodbank will be open during this time to purchase discounted food.
Coming Soon.. The Welcome Place Charmhaven
We are excited to announce our upcoming launch of The Welcome Place at Charmhaven Campus. We are looking forward to welcoming our wider for a time of coffee, connection and to receive food assistance if needed. Let us know if you would like to find out more or get involved.
Winter Food Appeal
During May Hope on Wheels will be on tour visiting each of our campuses as part of our Winter Food Appeal. This will be an opportunity for each campus to donate non perishable food items and to “Cram the Van” so that we can share hope and assist those who are vulnerable in our communities this winter. We invite you to partner with us by purchasing non perishable food items such as rice, pasta, long-life milk, tinned fruit + vegetables, breakfast cereals, tinned soup + casseroles and muesli bars to donate.
The Energy Accounts Payment Assistance (EAPA) Scheme helps people experiencing a short term financial crisis or emergency to pay their electricity or natural gas bill and stay connected to essential services. Bookings are available at our Newcastle and Charmhaven Campuses by appointment only.
HOPE IN THE FACE OF CANCER
1000 Meals Project
1000 Meals provides hope in the midst of cancer, with our teams deliver nutritious meals and grocery hampers for those currently undergoing cancer treatment in the Newcastle, Maitland and Central Coast areas.
HOPE AT CHRISTMAS TIME
Gifts of Hope
Every year in November, we invite our church in all our campus locations to donate gifts towards our annual Christmas appeal, Gifts of Hope. Along with some beautiful gourmet hampers, these gifts are wrapped and delivered to bless families in our community, who have had a particularly tough year, and to bring hope & joy in the season of Christmas.
HOPE FOR THE GENERATIONS
Creative HQ is a fun and exciting environment for students between the ages of Pre-Kindy to Yr10 to unlock their unique creative potential. With the loving investment of experienced teachers, young people are trained and equipped in dance, drama, singing and/or a variety of music classes.
The lessons are crafted to be a fun, informative, and beneficial space to your child’s growth and development. Classes are available starting at beginner levels and progress through to advanced levels, including the options of individual and group lessons.
To find out more information or to book in for a class, visit the website at https://www.hopecreativehq.com.au
Shine and Little Sisters
Shine and Little Sisters are beautiful small groups that are specially designed for investing in young girls within the ages groups of late primary and high school. Our heart is to build relationship and see them grow confidently in their identity and be empowered to make a difference in the world around them.
Days for Girls
Days for Girls is a missional project we partner with that supports young women in their dignity, health and education opportunities overseas in third world countries. Our team at our Charmhaven campus meet fortnightly to create sustainable hygiene packs through textiles and other skills. If you would love to get involved or find out more, contact our Charmhaven campus at 4393 3764.
Diamond Women – Gosford
Diamond Women is a heartfelt organisation of dedicated professionals and individuals that partner alongside women through their journey of unexpected pregnancy. Through building close relationship, the program brings support and empowerment to women in both group and one-on-one settings. There are various opportunities to be involved including prayer, administration, mentoring and marketing. To find out more information, visit the website at https://www.diamondwomen.com.au
Zoe’s Place is a supportive group for women with unplanned pregnancies that meets on a regular basis. This space provides the opportunity to pause, be encouraged and seek advice in a confidential and non-judgemental setting. There are various opportunities to be involved including hosting fundraisers, marketing and coming alongside new mums. For more information or to partner with us visit our website at http://www.zoesplace.org.au
Commonly known as “School Scripture”, Special Religious Education (SRE) is an organisation operating in many NSW government schools. Through biblical foundations, they create an opportunity for students to discover and discuss what they believe, and how it impacts their lives.