Interim Church Home   Beginning January 4, 2014, the HCoC will have worship services at 301 E Maple Ave., Orange Ca 92866. Park at Library on Center. See all back issues of the Hope Center of Christ newsletters... Hope Center of Christ Moving to New Sanctuary The Hope Center moves to a new  location while a more permanent,  located nearby, is prepared for  worship later in the year. The move  is in response to a rent increase at  its home for the past two years.  "We didn't know until just Thursday  afternoon (12/18/14) where we were  going to have church on January  4th," said Senior Pastor Sheila  Schuller Coleman. "We've had  peace, even though the deadline  was breathing down our neck." "God wanted us to leave because  He had something so much better in  place, that we would have missed  out on if we had just stayed here."  The December-January move  preceeds relocation to its ultimate  destination at a City of Orange-  declared historic site, several blocks  south, at 426 E. Almond Ave.  “The Almond property needs to be  rezoned. It has been declared an   News Greetings Hope Center of Christ friend! that we should look for an  auditorium because our growth is  going to be immense." "I think you're going to enjoy  worshipping God in this new  facility,” Pastor Shaw commented.   “God has shown the church favor  through the gentleman who is  making this property available to us.  He has already contacted his  architect to see what we can do to  make the facility very comfortable to  receive God's people."  "People are willing to help because  (they say), 'Sheila does things for  the right reason.'"  Packing Party Dec. 28, 2014, right after church, noon to 1:30 p.m. Food provided, bring boxes. historical property by the city of  Orange.” Pastor Harold Shaw  said, "It needs approval from the  city for a ‘Conditional Use Permit,’  that can take anywhere from two  to six months.” Move A Journey of Faith "It's been a journey of faith,” said Pastor Coleman in the Dec. 21st worship service. “I believe God wanted to show all of us, including me, how powerful He is, that He is a God of miracles, and that He'll let nothing stand in the way of this church. He wanted to show how near and dear to His heart this ministry is to Him." Church Board member, Dr.  Thomas said, "I'm afraid, just like  everyone else. I'm on pins and  needles, just like everyone else.  God will deliver. God never fails. I  said to him (Pastor Harold Shaw),  

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