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Who We Are

New Hope exists to honor and glorify God by obeying Jesus' command to make disciples of all people groups (See Matthew 28:18-20).

We accomplish this through our Mission and Core Values.

Our Mission:

  • Reaching East Tampa, Hillsborough County and beyond with the good news that Jesus saves, and God sent him into the world to be our Lord and Savior (Luke 15, 19:10; John 3:16)
  • Teaching believers through the Bible how to love God and love their neighbors as themselves (Col. 1:28; Matthew 22:37-40)
  • Sending those believers back out into the world to share with others the story of how Jesus saved them (Rom. 10:13-15; Acts 1:8)

Our Core Values:


(What is most important to us)

  • The Bible: authoritative, inerrant, our standard for truth and obedience
  • Christ-Centered Living: loving the Lord God with our whole hearts
  • Dependency on God for every area of our lives
  • Prayer: individual and corporate prayer as crucial in doing God's work
  • Leading Lost People to Christ
  • Spiritual Maturity through Discipleship: developing people to become Christ-like
  • Equipping Believers for a passion-driven, gift-based ministry
  • Missions: Taking Christ to the nations by giving, praying, and going

(How we do ministry)

  • Loving Relationships: Acceptance, caring for others, forgiving
  • Traditional Worship: vibrant, heartfelt, reflective
  • Authenticity: being real and genuine, living without hypocrisy, casualness with reverence
  • Sunday School: for spiritual growth and relationship building
  • Discipleship: Learning and Growing in Christ
  • Enthusiasm: enjoying God and one another with fun and laughter
  • Strengthening Families along with strong youth, children's, and young adult ministries
  • Empowering Leadership