New Hope Life Groups

Looking for a place to share your heart in a more intimate setting? At New Hope, we believe there is more to friendship with church friends than on a Sunday morning. Find a life group that's a good fit for you!


  • Relationship building

    Leaders: Howard & Joyce Seaman

    When: 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 7:30PM

    Description: We want to grow in relationship with God and each other. This is a time to worship God and pray with each other. It's a safe place to share your heart, speak into each other's lives, and share accountability. It will involve snacks, fellowship, and fun!

    Contact: Howard: soundman77@aol.com, Joyce: seaman.joyce@yahoo.com


  • Games and Adventure

    Leaders: Jason & Desiree Harris

    When: Every 3rd Saturday of the month 2 pm

    Description: Ready to explore and have a good time with new friends? Whether it's going for a hike, a swim, or playing a rousing board game, come to the Harrises to adventure in life together. We'd love to get to know you! Meet at our house and we'll carpool to our adventure together!

    Contact: ddetchison@gmail.com

  • friendship, fun, and laughter

    Leaders: Carl & Nancy Ast

    When: Meets Once Monthly TBD

    Description: A time to grow in friendship and relax with one another! Our group centers around games and activities.

    Contact: NanCast92@gmail.com

  • WOMEN, SHARING LIFE

    Leader: Diane Powell

    When: 2nd & 4th Friday evenings, 7PM

    Description: This is a group for women only.  We start with a simple meal and end in prayer.  In-between we share life, come alongside each other, laugh, practice being real, laugh a bit more, build community!  This fall our discussions will be centered on the book, “Strengthen Yourself in the Lord”.  We meet on the city’s east side. 


    Contact: dcspowell@gmail.com

  • Book Study

    Leaders: Sam & Jane Pernicano
    When: Tuesday Nights @ 7 Seasonal
    Description: Available for all ages. Come dig into a great book with friends. We will learn and grow together on topics we are reading
    Contact: sampernicano52@gmail.com | 585-478-2589

  • Ladies and Wings

    Leaders:  Carol Royall
    When: 2nd Tuesday Every Month
    Description: We will meet at various local restaurants as well as my home. It will always involve wings, conversation, support, and encouragement. From 5:30 on with enough time to get home for "This is Us"
    Contact:  caroyall@rochester.rr.com, 585-797-8102

  • Mike Bardeen, Deb & Tom Accorso

    Leaders: Mike Bardeen, Hosted by deb and tom
    When: 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month
    Description: Our group seeks to be a cross-generational community that desires intentional relationships with each other. At our core is Acts 2:17. We want to get to know each other and grow in a way that we are able to speak into each other's lives that encourages and draws out the dreams, visions, and prophecies God has placed within us. 
    Contact: Mike: 585-967-2104 | Debbie: 585-733-3045 | Tom: 585-967-6574

  • fun, food, & discovery

    Leaders: Jim & Heidi Schukraft
    When: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month
    Description: Our focus is “to do life together”. Let’s come together and build community with one another! We’ll eat some, share some, laugh some, learn some. 
    Contact: jschukraft@rochester.rr.com | hschukraft@rochester.rr.com

  • Young Adults

    Leaders: Mark & Brittany Rumph
    When: 1st & 3rd Thursday of the Month 7 PM
    Description: The Young Adults Group is Home group designed for individuals aged 18-35. The mission of the group is to create a sense of community among the Christ-Loving young adults. We create a safe space to ask questions, get prayer, practice/ activate your gifts, and walk through life in connection with each other. We also cultivate a culture of fun with group outings, game nights, and meals as a group.
    Contact: youngadults@newhopecom.org