ENCOUNTER Life Groups

Looking for a place to share your heart in a more intimate setting? At New Hope, we believe there is more to friendship with church friends than on a Sunday morning. Find a life group that's a good fit for you!


  • Ladies and Wings

    Leaders:  Carol Royall
    When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday Every Month
    Description: We meet at Jeremiahs on Buffalo Rd. the first Tuesday night and at Carol Royalls house the third. These nights will always involve wings, conversation, support and encouragement. From 6-8:30 PM
    Contact:  caroyall97@gmail.com, 585-797-8102

  • Community of Fellowship

    Leaders: Mike Bardeen, Hosted by deb and tom
    When: 3rd Thursday of the month
    Description:  We are a multi-generational group seeking the heart of the Father. Sometimes we worship and share what God is putting on our hearts, and sometimes we share a meal and connect. We are open to what the Spirit is doing. 

    Contact: Mike: 585-967-2104 | Debbie: 585-733-3045 | Tom: 585-967-6574

  • THE Men’s Group

    Leaders: Frank Ubaney
    When:  1st and 3rd Saturdays (some Fridays) of the Month

    Description:  Our focus will be to come together, have fun, eat lot of pizza and wings, and build each other up as men. We want to connect and grow together.

    Contact: Frank Ubaney: fubaney@yahoo.com or (585) 993-7603 (texting preferred method)

  • Life of Christ in Action

    Leaders: Tom Muchard
    When: Every Thursday Night at 7 p.m., 

    New Hope Community Church  
    Description: A deepening discovery of your identity and life in Jesus. Explore the great treasures of the Kingdom. A blend of Scripture, payer, serving one another in simple grace with encouragement, building up one another in truth and stirring up love and good works. Pursue the outworking of the Sonship of Jesus and His divine purpose for us.

    Contact: Tom Muchard: tmuchard@gmail.com or (585) 720-6177


  • Sallye Stutzman

    Leaders: Sallye Stutzman
    When: 1st Wednesday of the Month 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 25 Slate Dr., N. Chili, NY

    Description: We want to grow in relationship with God and each other while using various craft skills and other abilities to reach out to the greater Rochester community to bless and draw others to the Father.

    Contact: Sallye Stutzman at (585) 594-1390 or dss769@yahoo.com