New Hope Church

SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES:
Effingham:  8:45 & 10:30am
Newton: 9:30am


OFFICE PHONE NUMBER: 217.342.3020 

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 9am - 3pm

Email: info@newhopechurch.cc

WHERE TO FIND US:
2210 North Raney
PO Box 57
EFFINGHAM, IL 62401

8817 N. 800th St.
Newton, IL 62448

Role at New Hope:
oneighty Student Ministry Pastor

 

About Darin:

Darin lives in Stewardson, Illinois, with his wife Sharla. They have four children of which three are grown: Bethany, Drew (married to Brooke), and Reed, and one living at home: Brady (15). Prior to serving at New Hope, Darin was a Senior Pastor in Neoga but has worked in student ministry for most of his life. Darin graduated from Lincoln Christian University.

 

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT YOUR ROLE?

“Nothing thrills me more than seeing students lead other students to Christ. If I can help out with that – incredible! Oh I also enjoy free pizza from time to time.”

 

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT NEW HOPE CHURCH?

“The encouragement…everyone is so happy! Happiness is good. I like it.”

 

BOOKS THAT HAVE INFLUENCED YOU (other than the Bible):

The Celtic Way of Evangelism by George Hunter

In the Name of Jesus by Henri Nouwen

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss

 

FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTISTS:

anything my kids do musically, U2, Hillsong United, Mutemath, Andy Hunter, DJ Icey, and just about anything techno

 

WHEN YOU HAVE A FREE DAY, WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO?

I like to hang out with Sharla on my free day. One thing we like to do is drive around the countryside, talk, and see the scenery. I also enjoy playing games with my family, sports, and wandering around Menards.

 

217.347.7700