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Thank you for taking time to visit our website.  We’re doing our best to develop this as a place to  answer questions about Hope Wesleyan Church.

The tool bar at the top of the page will guide you to most of the topics people have asked us about.   Of course you can always send us a note through the “Contact Us” tab where we will reply as soon as possible.

Planning for your First Visit with Us

 girl worship As you plan for your first visit, the  answers to these questions can be very helpful in making this a great experience for you.


When are your Services?

   Worship on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

   Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.

   Fellowship Time (great snacks!)  10:00 a.m.


Where are you located?

You’ll find us at 505 4th Ave NE in Independence, Iowa.  You can get turn by turn navigation by clicking here or by using the “Get Directions” button at the top of this page.

Where do I park?

The main parking lot is located to the north of the church office.  You may enter the parking lot from 4th Ave.  Handicap parking located in front of the church building on 4th Ave.  Here’s a map of our Facilities  http://hopewesleyan.org/our-facilities/

What should I wear?

Be comfortable.  Many of those attending wear jeans and tee-shirts or casual clothing.  There are a few who wear ties but ties not required.

 What happens during a typical service?

We will sing several songs led by our Praise Team.  We also pass offering plates as a way to help support the ministries of the church.  Pastor Bob will share a message from the Bible and help us understand how we can apply to our daily lives what God is teaching us that day.

 Do I have to give money?

As our guest, please do not feel pressured into giving anything during the offering.  We are here to serve you.  If you attend on a regular basis, we encourage you to generously partner with us.

Will the Church contact me?

For those who share their contact information, we send a welcome letter thanking you for coming to Hope.  It will have information about us and how you can grow in a relationship with Jesus.

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