2023 Hope Ministries Picnic

Immanuel UMC / Kenosha Korean UMC / Principe de Paz UMC, by David Towle

On Sunday, August 20th, Immanuel, Kenosha Korean, and Principe de Paz United Methodist Churches came together for the annual Hope Ministries picnic at Kenosha County's Petrifying Springs Park. When these three congregations gather for worship or other events, they collectively refer to themselves as "Hope Church" for simplicity.

Many years ago, Immanuel extended an invitation to Kenosha Korean UMC to join Immanuel UMC at 5410 Sheridan Rd, sharing a building to engage in collaborative ministries. Despite having three distinct congregations with diverse languages, cultures, and histories, they unite under one faith in Jesus Christ—the hope for the world. Read more