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i'm new


i'm new

New To newhope?

newhope is a safe place for all of us to explore what following Jesus looks like. It's a place to be yourself, build friendships, grow spiritually, and laugh. We have a vision to present hope (the hope of Jesus) and develop people (people becoming the church). And there are no perfect people allowed. The Gospel is good news for broken people like me.

Everyone is welcome at newhope regardless of your story, questions, doubts, or struggles. We don't pretend to have all the answers but believe in The God who does. Like the 1st-Century Christians, we gather for large group celebrations on the weekend, and then meet in community groups during the week to connect in relationship, grow spiritually, and live out our faith by serving the community. This is what we mean by 'people becoming the church.'


times & locations


times & locations

South Hill Campus: Sundays 9am & 10:15am

Regal Longston Place Theater
13317 Meridian Avenue East
Puyallup, WA 98373


Sumner Campus: Sundays 6pm

Urban Timber Coffee
6621 166th Avenue East
Sumner, WA 98390


who we are


who we are

We are people becoming the church.  Our mission is to:

  • Present Hope – We believe that Jesus Christ is the hope of the world. 
  • Develop People – Here, everyone matters and has a significant role to play.

Want more info on what we believe?  Click here.


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what to expect


what to expect

What To Expect On Sunday.

  • There is no dress code. We look and dress like you. 
  • Friendly people who remember what it felt like to be a guest. 
  • There will be good coffee.
  • If you have kids they're going to be safe, have fun, and hear about Jesus.
  • There’s going to be a band who leads us in some songs (it may be loud). Feel free to sing along if you'd like to.
  • We will take some time to pray. 
  • The speaker will give a 30 minute talk using the Bible that may surprise you with its relevance to your daily life.
  • The whole thing will last about 60 minutes.

Some Helpful Tips For Your First Visit.

  • Browse our website. Check things out. This will help you be more comfortable on your first visit.
  • Bring your kids! We have phenomenal environments that engage your kids.
  • If you have a question don't hesitate to ask.
  • Show up a few minutes early. This will allow you time to park your car, check in your kids (if you have kids), grab a cup of coffee, and find your seat.
  • Don't worry about getting all dressed up. We're really casual and comfortable in jeans, a t-shirt, and flip-flops.

across the street and around the world


across the street and around the world

newhope partners with organizations and families across the street (locally) and around the world (globally) who are sharing the good news of Jesus and investing in their communities.  These are listed below.


Doug and Tasha Myers 

The Myers served 8 years as missionaries to Swaziland, Africa. Their primary focus there was to support the efforts of the national church in developing ministry to children.

Currently the Myers serve the people of Ethiopia through identifying unreached peoples of Ethiopia and developing strategies for church planting among them.

Want more info?  Go to myersinethiopia.com.


Waldemar and Rosemary Kowalski 

The Kowalskis have served as pastors and educators in North America and around the world.  In the Spring of 2013 they felt called to shift their focus from training students in the United States to relocating to Bandung, Indonesia.  They are starting community meetings for English-speaking Indonesians where they can build relationships and share their faith.

What more info?  Go to gokowalskis.com.

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Graham Women's Teen Challenge 

The Teen Challenge Graham Women's Center is a non-profit faith-based program for women who are 18 years or older, whose lives are being destroyed by life-controlling problems. It may be drugs, alcohol, gang activity, destructive behavior or other negative life styles.  Bob and Carolyn Stone (right) have served as directors of the center for over twenty-five years.

Teen Challenge is an international Christian program with a 50-year history of providing assistance, supporting, and challenging people to make the right choices by turning away from their destructive life styles.

Want more info?  Go to teenchallengepnw.com.

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Graham South Hill Food Bank

Located in the Holy Disciples Catholic Church side parking lot, the Graham South Hill food bank is just one of the seven fish food banks serving Pierce county. The food bank is run mostly by volunteers, and it provides food to low-income and homeless individuals in the area.

Want more info?  Go to www.fishfoodbanks.org.


Avery Hopkins

Avery is working alongside Dave Kenney, an Assemblies of God missionary in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Her focus is on developing education and medical programs, sports outreaches, and discipleship groups within a local church in Jakarta.


Want more info?  Go to averyhop.blogspot.com.


Kiel and Niina Downey

The Downeys currently serve the people of Thailand.



Want more info?  Go to http://3dthailand.weebly.com/.

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Ryan and Angela McCullough

Ryan and Angela will be engaging cross cultural ministry, church planting, and working towards involving college students in evangelism through the ENGAGE program. They have a heart to build relationships and serve the international community and unreached people groups in Europe. Ryan and Angela have worked in church planting and evangelism training among the unreached comunities in Washington and Idaho.



Want more info?  Go to https://www.facebook.com/mcculloughmissions.


Craig and Dana Mathison

Craig and Dana Matthison serve the people of Spain by developing local church leaders.