New Hope Church

Effingham:  8:45 & 10:30am
Newton: 9:30am

OFFICE PHONE NUMBER: 217.342.3020 

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday - Friday 9am - 3pm


2210 North Raney
PO Box 57

8817 N. 800th St.
Newton, IL 62448

Local Missions


We support the following local organizations both financially and by connecting New Hope individuals, families, and small groups with opportunities to volunteer and get involved. Our desire is to come alongside you and empower you to serve in the area that God has called you to—whether it is one of the opportunities listed below or something else that He has laid on your heart to do.

To learn how you can serve these organizations, feel free to visit their website. If you have questions or if we can help you in any way as you strive to “be Jesus” in our community, contact Carol Donsbach at or at 217.342.3020 ext. 232.


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

Contact Info – Darin Hansen – 217.347.7700,
oneighty is a teen outreach that exists to provide a safe, interactive environment where youth can build positive relationships with peers, volunteers and most importantly, God. 

Contact oneighty to see how you can volunteer on oneighty nights or help with service projects around the facility.

Unit 40 Mentoring Program

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

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)

Contact info - Kyle Stortzum - 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 Info – Tony Munoz—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.


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 Info – 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.