(The Church by the Zoo)

You may think of us as “The Church by the Zoo,”
but we would love for you to visit and get to know what we are really all about!


 We look forward to seeing you at our live in-person worship, or join us via livestream on our YouTube channel “New Hope Powell.” Children are welcome to join us for worship in the Sanctuary or attend Sunday School at 10 am. Nursery care is available. Please visit our Children’s Ministry page for more details. 

Christmas is coming! Visit our Christmas page to learn more about all the events we will be offering and our Christmas Eve services.




Get Involved!
We often say your level of satisfaction with New Hope Church is directly related to your level of involvement. New Hope has many ministries and programs, and you are warmly encouraged to participate in any that match the unique set of gifts, abilities, and interests God has given you.
Children’s Ministry
We offer activities for children pre-k through 5th grade including Sunday School, Kids WOW Wednesday evening program, Sports Camp, and Vacation Bible School. 
Youth Ministry
Activities for middle school and high school students, including Sunday School, Youth Group, and mission trips.
Adult Ministry
Activities for young adults through seniors, including men’s and women’s ministries, Bible and book studies, discipleship programs and Sunday School at 10:15.
Music Ministry
Explore opportunities to participate in worship through vocal and instrumental music and audio/visual support.
Missions & Outreach
We are engaged in numerous programs and projects to assist people in the church, community, and beyond. 
Connect with other church members through our fellowship opportunities such as Lenten Soup Suppers, annual pig roast, ice cream socials and more!
As New Hope prepares for the retirement of Senior Pastor Steve Norden and the transition to New Hope’s next Senior Pastor in 2022, this statement “What We Believe” will guide the Transition Team and Consistory.


Find out what’s happening at New Hope Church, and get involved with groups and activities that interest you. If you would like to join our online mailing list, please email our office.


We have created a new YouTube channel. Subscribe today to stay up to date with our sermons, or visit our to view past virtual services.

Contact Us

Have a question about New Hope? We’d be happy to help!

Use the form below, call us at 614.766.5445, or stop by during normal business hours or any Sunday morning. We look forward to hearing from you! If this is confidential, we suggest you call us at 614.766.5445 and speak with someone directly.

Online and Text Giving

Your financial gifts to New Hope Church allow us to fulfill our God-given mission to Reach people for Christ, Root people in Christ, and Release people to serve Christ. For those Sundays when you can’t be at church, or don’t have cash or checks with you, you can give online or by text. For tax purposes, please be aware that New Hope Reformed Church in America is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that is allowed to receive RMD distribution. Please click the button below to read a letter from our Church Administrator regarding RMD/QCD Processes with New Hope Church.
To make an online pledge toward the 2021 Operating Budget, please click here.

ACH Giving

We are now offering ACH giving. This allows your giving to be automatically deducted from your bank account  monthly or bi-monthly (on the 5th, 20th and/or 5th and 20th). Simply click the button below to download our Authorized Giving Form and return in via email.

Text Giving

You can give a one-time gift online, or schedule recurring gifts weekly, monthly, or twice monthly (on the 1st and 15th of each month) by texting any amount, or the word GIVE to 614-467-4464.

Online Giving

To give online, click the Online Giving Button below. If this is your first time giving, you’ll be prompted to create an account. For questions, contact us at 614-766-5445.

Other Ways to Give

Giving of your time and talent is also vital toward accomplishing our mission to Reach people for Christ, Root people in Christ, and Release people to serve Christ. See our current volunteer opportunities, or contact Pastor Sarah at to learn where you might share your time and talent with New Hope Church.


Please visit our Employment Opportunities page to explore job openings at New Hope Church.