Community News

Baptism of Ella Deeken, Mar 8

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Baptism is a sign for the community, a sign of God’s love joins us together. Come celebrate with Bob and Lynn, as we welcome their daughter, Ella, into our family of faith!

Are you considering baptism for yourself or your child? Darla would love to talk with you about this powerful expression of God’s love!

Potluck Lunch, Mar 1

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Sunday, March 1 after Sunday service

It’s time for another potluck! There will be a congregational meeting where we’ll discuss our dreams and visions led by the leadership team. Come visit with the Church of Hope community in food and fellowship. Bring your favorite dish and share it with your friends!

Thank you, Immanuel Lutheran Church!

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

As a newly forming congregation, we are blessed to have financial and prayerful support from the national and regional offices of the Lutheran Church (ELCA). We are also blessed with some more personal connections closer to home. This month, for the second year in a row, Immanuel Lutheran Church (downtown, by REI) gifted us with $250 from their endowment fund. Thanks be to God for the generosity of partner churches who are helping us as we grow!


Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Through this community of faith, God offers us the incredible privilege of being the face and hands and feet of God for each other and for this beautiful, hurting world. As we begin a new year of life together in community, we are asking you to consider making a pledge: to commit to a certain amount that feels right for you and giving on a regular weekly or monthly basis.

If you find a spiritual home at Columbia City Church of Hope, we invite you to make a regular financial contribution throughout 2015 and beyond. Pledge cards are available here, for financial gifts as well as for volunteering of time and talents. Please turn in your pledge card in the offering plate or to and help us get to our goal of $30,000!

You may set up a recurring donation through the secure link on our website.

CoH pledge card 2015

Talking To Young Kids About Race, Mar 7

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Saturday, March 7, 3:30-5:30pm

Talking to young children about race is never easy, It is however essential in our increasingly diverse society. Join us as we discuss how to address issues of race in our families.

For the adults, therapist Donna Linn will discuss issues of child development and how to approach the complex issue of race in helpful and understandable ways for young children. Artist, performer, and transracial adoptee Chad Goller-Sojourner will share from his life experiences what growing up black in a white family was like and how race has played a role in his life.

For the kids, we will have an age and developmentally appropriate program for preschool through early elementary age kids that will run concurrently with the program for adults.

This event is co-sponsored by Columbia City Church of Hope and The Well. (There is no religious content to the workshop, which is open to people of any/no faith traditions).

Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets (
$20 per family
Please contact us for financial assistance.