Our Mission Statement

Leading people to become loyal followers of Jesus Christ who will then reach out to others for the glory of God.

Our Purposes:

  • Worship- Expressing our adoration of our Holy and Loving God in a variety of ways.
  • Discipleship– Constantly learning to follow Christ by studying and practicing the truths of God’s Word.
  • Fellowship– Enjoying each other and sharing our lives with each other in order to help  each other grow in Christ.
  • Ministry– Serving our church, our community and our world in the areas of physical and emotional needs.
  • Evangelism– Reaching out into our community and our world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


Ryan Koch

Ryan is the Senior Pastor at Hopewell Church. He is married to Nicole and has three delightful kids, Hudson, Oliver and Caroline. While Ryan is from Auburn, and Nicole from Fort Wayne (Carroll), they met in Grabill at Youth Group in Grabill, Indiana, and started dating while Ryan was in College at Taylor University Fort Wayne. Ryan likes to fish, read, play board games, video games and do jumping jacks with his kids.

Ryan and family are grateful to be a part of Hopewell Church and look forward with great expectation, to what God will do in and through the Hopewell community; and they pray that at Hopewell, you find the grace of God, the new life found in Him, and real community centered on Jesus.