At New Hope we want to make a difference in our community, and love locally. As a church we partner with local organizations so that together, we can make the biggest possible impact. We want to help connect you with opportunities to volunteer and get involved in our community.

Whether you're looking for ways to serve or just want more information, contact us by clicking the button below!

We partner with the following organizations that are in line with our vision of Strengthening Families by Reaching the Next Generation for Christ:

Unit 40 Mentoring Program
Contact: 217.540.1400
The goal of Unit 40's Mentoring Program is to give support to students as well as their parents and caregivers so that the children can be as successful as possible in both school and life.

Blessings in a Backpack
Contact: effinghambackpack@yahoo.com
Blessings in a Backpack partners with America to ensure impoverished elementary school children are fed on the weekends throughout the school year. Learn more on their Facebook page.

Family Life Pregnancy Center
Contact: Tami Shull | 217.342.5433
The Family Life Pregnancy Center is a Christian ministry dedicated to helping individuals make healthy choices for productive living.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Contact: Kyle Stortzum | kstortzum@fca.com | 217.690.1005 
The FCA is an interdenominational Christian sports ministry to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.

Iglesia Bautista Latina
Contact: Tony Munoz | iblatony@gmail.com | 217.347.3467
Iglesia Bautista Latina is a church that serves the Hispanic population, providing a place for them to worship in their native language and seeking to bring the light of the gospel to Hispanics in central and southern Illinois.


Contact: info@krops4kids.com | 217.821.1122
Krops4Kids exists to provide locally grown, healthy foods to children through the process of a hands on education, while instilling core values such as hard work, ownership, responsibility, and gratitude, building upon Christian principles reflecting and showing the love of Christ.

We also financially support the following organizations:

FISH Human Services
The purpose of FISH is to elevate the quality of life for those in need in Effingham County. This organization meets a variety of practical needs.

Catholic Charities

Contact: Carrie Crippen | 217.857.1482
Catholic Charities provides financial, material, emotional and spiritual support to those in need in Effingham County.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army serves the community through a variety of services, including disaster relief, basic need provision, adult rehabilitation programs and more.