Knowing… Serving… Sharing Christ!


Worship Services

Relaxed Traditional
Sundays, 9 am, Mt. Sinai Prayer Chapel (the historic white-framed church)
Featuring vibrant singing of hymns led by Cindy Grimes and the Early Bird Choir.  We ask that attendees observe the following guidelines   


Unplugged Co·​spel /ˈcäspəl/
Sundays, 10:30 am, outdoors in The Grove during the summer…indoors in the Worship Center (the gigantic tent-like facility) remainder of the year.
Featuring the blending of Contemporary Christian and Old-School Gospel tunes by Joe Ruoto and Jimmy Overton. The service is also streamed on Facebook Live. Please visit our public page – Vision of Hope United Methodist Church – to access the broadcast.   We ask that attendees observe the following guidelines


Midweek Music n’ Musings

Wednesdays, 6:30 pm outdoors in The Grove spring-fall and on Facebook Live…online only on FB during the winter months. Featuring inspirational music by Jimmy Overton.  

Pastor David Burch preaches in each service, striving to present biblically-grounded messages that are relevant to daily living.
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Opportunities for Knowing, Serving and Sharing Christ!

LifeGroups for Adults & Youth
Small group studies connecting faith to real life, meeting at various times and locations

Adult & Youth Mission Ventures
Local, national and international hands-on projects serving those in need
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Contact Us

Vision of Hope is located 1.5 miles east of I-81 (exit 245) on Port Republic Road. You will pass through two stoplights. Church is on the left at the top of the hill.
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Recent News


Pastor David will be retiring June 30 after 42 years of ministry, 16 of which have been spent with the wonderful folk at Vision of Hope!  Over his remaining Sundays he will be sharing some of his favorite sermons from these four decades of preaching.  If nothing else, you may find these “parting thoughts” to be a great cure for insomnia!!!

4.24 – Uplook Determines Outlook             

5.1 – Change is Inevitable, Growth is Optional       

5.8 – The Darth Vader of Mother’s Day

5.22 – It’s All About Grace

5.29 – What Peach Trees Are You Planting

6.5 – When the Pomp Ends and the Circumstance Begins

6.12 – When Life Rocks Your Boat

6.19 – Another Chapter Ends in the Writing of the Story


Our MIDWEEK MUSIC N’ MUSINGS happens in The Grove Wednesday at 6:30 pm! Bring a lawn chair and join us! (In case of inclement weather, we will gather in the Basement Bistro) Jimmy Overton will share inspirational tunes and Pastor David offers uplifting perspectives on faith!

Ricky Dogs – those scrumptious hotdogs prepared by master griller Ricky May- will be ready at 6:15 pm and served with chips, dessert and water.

The service will be streamed on Facebook Live also. Please visit our public page – Vision of Hope United Methodist Church – to access the broadcast!


Joe Ruoto, our Director of Contemporary Worship, has released a new CD of his original songs entitled Use This Life!  He invites you to pick up your free copy at the Guest Central table in the Commons. The recording is also available for download online.