Worship

Sunday Morning Services at Hope Central Church

We hold Sunday Morning Services every Sunday at 10:30AM. Our 10:30 Sunday Morning Service has been moved from the Sanctuary in our building at Hope Central to the Sanctuary of our collective homes and hearts.

You're invited to join us for our morning service on Zoom! Because of shifting security measuring regarding zoom services, please ask a friend of Hope Central Church for the Zoom link and password, which they have received through email. If you are a new member of our congregation and would like to be added to our email list please contact office@hopecentralchurch.org.

Or everyone is welcome to join us on Facebook live or on our Youtube channel.


(For Bobby only)

Children's Church at Hope Central Church

We hold our Children's Church every Sunday right before our Sunday Service at 10AM! We invite all children to participate. The link and password will be sent to all parents connected to our church through email.

Weekly Sermons

We invite you to listen to, or view manuscripts from select sermons from our Senior Pastor, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett, our Acting Associate Pastors, Benjamin Perkins and Ash Temin, and from our community ministers, student ministers, and guest speakers.

Sunday August 9th, 2020 - Tenth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "To Dip One's Toe." You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday August 2nd, 2020 - Ninth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "America is a Developing Nation." You can read a transcript of his sermon here listen to a recording of our service here.

Sunday July 26th, 2020 - Eighth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "The Kingdom of Heaven is Like Puppy Love." You can listen to a recording of it here.


Sunday June 19th, 2020 - Seventh Sunday of Pentecost

This Sunday Rev. Terry Steeden preached a sermon titled "I am so traumatized, I hope a change is gonna come!!" You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday July 12th, 2020 - Sixth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Ash Temin preached a sermon titled, "Sacred Transitions: Devotional Life in a Time of Upheaval." You can read a transcript of it here listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday July 5th, 2020 - Fifth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "The Importance of Saying Thank You, the Hoping of Being Thanked, a Declaration of Inter-Dependance". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 28th, 2020 - Fourth Sunday of Pentecost

This week Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Love Among the Ruins." You can read a transcript of it here listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 21st, 2020 - Third Sunday of Pentecost

This Sunday, we honored Mother Emanuel Church five years later, the five year anniversary of Rev. Benjamin Perkins' ordination, Father's Day, and our Called to Care Team. Yara González-Justiniano preached a powerful sermon around the theme "Onward, Even When..." You can listed to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 14th, 2020 - Second Sunday of Pentecost

Honoring & Celebrating our graduates, matriculating students, & teachers

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled "Set my People Free: Coming Out from Empire". You can read a transcript of it here and listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 7th, 2020 - Trinity Sunday

Honoring & Celebrating our Frontline Workers

This week Rev. Ash Temin preached a sermon titled "Christianity's Complicity and the Work of True Discipleship" You can read a transcript of it here and listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday May 31st, 2020 - Pentecost Sunday - 10 Year Anniversary

This Sunday we honored 10 years of Hope Central Church with Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett as pastor! You can view the service here.

Sunday May 24th, 2020 - Ascension Sunday

This week the Rev. Shea McGinnis preached a sermon titled, "Rest as Resistance". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday May 17th, 2020 - Lamentations

This week we hosted a special service centering lamentations. Rev. Ash Temin and Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled “The Long Night’s Journey into Night: Grief in Black & White". You can view a recording of it here.

Sunday May 10th, 2020 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

This Sunday we celebrated Mother's Day and the last Sunday of our Student minister, Ezra Ercolini. You can view a transcript of their sermon here, as well as a video recording of the service here.

Sunday May 3rd, 2020 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

This week we commissioned our Acting Associate Minister - Ash Temin! You read a transcript of Pastor Laura Ruth's sermon here and watch a recording of the service here.

Sunday April 26th, 2020 - Children's Church!

This week Ella Verender shared a powerful message as a part of our Children's Church. You can view a recording of the service here.

Sunday April 19th, 2020 - Second Sunday of Easter

Happy Eastertide! This week, our Pastor Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled, "Believing What We Had Not Eyes to See." You can view the transcript of her sermon here, as well as a video recording of the service here.

Sunday April 12th, 2020 - Easter

Happy Easter! This week, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled, "Let the Living Resurrect the Living: A Meditation on Reparations." You can view the transcript of his sermon here, as well as a video recording of the sermon here.

Sunday March 29th, 2020 - Fifth Sunday of Lent

This week one of our acting associate ministers, Ash Temin, preached on grief and joy. You can view a recording of her sermon here.

Sunday March 15th, 2020 - Third Sunday of Lent

This week our student minister, Ezra Ercolini, preached on the cost of reparation work. You can view the transcript of their sermon here, as well as a video recording of the sermon here.

Sunday March 8th, 2020 - Second Sunday of Lent

This week one of our acting associate ministers, Rev. Benjamin Perkins, preached on The Ground Water Approach. You can view the transcript of his sermon here, as well as a video recording of the sermon here.

Sunday March 1st, 2020 - First Sunday of Lent

This week our Senior Pastor, Laura Ruth Jarrett, prepared us for this season of Lent. You can listen to a recording of the service here.

Sunday February 23rd, 2020 - Transfiguration Sunday

This week, Rev. Ash Temin preached. You can listen to a recording of the service here.

Sunday February 16th, 2020 - Sixth Sunday of the Epiphany

This week Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled "You Want Me to do What?!" You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday February 9th, 2020 - Fifth Sunday of the Epiphany

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarret preached a sermon titled, "The Centre of Salt". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday February 2nd, 2020 - Fourth Sunday of the Epiphany

This week Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrettt preached on the Presentation of Jesus. You can listen to a recording of it here.

2019

Sunday September 1, 2019 - Labor Day

This Sunday, Rev. Terry Steeden preached. You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday August 18, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled "West of Eden". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday August, 11, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled "The White Gaze". You can read a transcript of it here and listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday July 28, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarrett preached a sermon titled "A Kind of Hell". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday July 21, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Courtney Jones preached a sermon titled "Being and Doing". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday July 7, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarret preached a sermon titled "Flourishing". You can read a transcript here and listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 30, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Courtney Jones preached a sermon titled "Personal Discipleship". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 23, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarret shared "Stories from Montgomery and Selma". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 16, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Benjamin Perkins preached a sermon titled "The Tracks of our Tears: A Meditation on the Humanity of Men". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 6, 2019 - Pentecost Sunday

This Sunday, Rev. Courtney Jones preached a sermon titled "The Spirit of Pentecost". You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday June 2, 2019 - Ascension Sunday

This Sunday, Rev. Laura Ruth Jarret preached for Ascension Sunday and our Big Yes All Church Retreat. You can listen to a recording of it here.

Sunday May 19, 2019

This Sunday, Rev. Terry Steeden preached a sermon titled "Chosen Family". You can listen to a recording of it here.