Children & Youth
“Our goal is to ignite a desire for a genuine relationship with Jesus within the hearts of children and youth, and to train and equip young disciples to live out their faith and bring glory to God.”
HCF Little Kids

The mission of HCF Little Kids is for children to know how much God loves them and to enjoy following God and being with His family! There is no better time to establish a foundation in Jesus than the first years of a child’s life.

Nursery:  Infants – 36 months, offered during Sunday service
Preschool:  HCF Little Kids classes begin at 11:05AM after worship
HCF Kids
Teaching children to walk with Jesus, know His love, experience His presence, love His word, and listen to the Holy Spirit, is the mission. We hope to impact your child’s destiny through a Christ-centered, application-based curriculum.
Grades 1-5: HCF Kids Ministry begins at 11:05AM after worship
Contact Pastor Matt Bittner:
The Emerge Class for Youth is led by Pastor Kelly Hackman. The focus of Emerge is to train youth to develop such a close relationship with God that they recognize His voice through the Holy Spirit and follow His leading.  
Grades 6-12: Emerge meets on Sunday mornings at 11:05AM after worship
Contact Pastor Kelly Hackman:
Please sign in your children at the HCF Kids Check-In Desk before service. Your child will receive a printed name tag with their name, a security code and any allergies. The parent or guardian signing in the child will receive a matching tag with the same security code. This security code must be presented to pick up your child.
Ignite Youth Wednesdays
Get connected with our Ignite Youth Group who are excited about God, care well for each other, and have a whole lot of fun learning and serving together! Watch your email and bulletin for upcoming activities.
Grades 6 – 12: Wednesday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Contact Pastor Kelly Hackman:
Drama Team
Our HCF Kids drama team uses a special time machine to bring Bible characters to life. We also have visits from the puppets at the HCF Kids Kidthedral. Check out our Youtube channel to see our time machine dramas, character skits, Major Minor skits and sermon videos.
Our drama team is led by dedicated volunteers Sam and Joe.
HCFKids Ministry partners with our parents on Facebook. Click here to join our HCF Kids group page for parents of children in grades 1-5.
Volunteer Portal
At Hopewell we are welcoming new children and families every week! We always need more volunteers to join our ministry team! If you would like to volunteer with any of our Children and Youth ministries, please visit our Volunteer Portal for our volunteer application and links to obtain background checks. To join our team volunteers must have attended Hopewell for at least six months. After we receive your application we will be in touch with you!
Our Team
Our Children and Youth ministries are led by a team of faithful and passionate volunteers. Each person brings their unique talents, personality, and energy to the team! 

Super Sunday

Every 1st Sunday of the month HCFKids provides a “Super” in-depth service for kids. The drama team gives an awesome experience with the use of our time machine, bringing biblical charterers to life. Super Sunday also includes a time of worship and a message geared to elementary-age kids, giving them space to encounter God for themselves.

Our Curriculum
HCF Kids uses the High Voltage Kids Ministry curriculum for grades 1-5. Click here to find out more about this fun, engaging and biblically based curriculum that meets children at their level.
Hopewell Summer Camps
Camp is an opportunity for young lives to be forever changed by meeting God, having fun, and making life-changing friendships. Camps are held for high school, junior high and elementary ages. Summer 2024 dates are June 24th-28th for Senior High, July 15th-19th for Junior High and August 12th-16th for Kids Camp. For more information or to register online visit Founded and managed by the Hopewell Network of Churches, the camps are led by Pastoral Director Michael “Guerty” Guertin. A graduate of Elim Bible Institute, Guerty is a gifted speaker, and has a passion for bringing the Bible to life through drama.
We can’t wait to meet you!