The original mission of the Hacienda of Hope was to provide a home for the abandoned children of Ecuador.  Having opened in 2003, forty children are currently being served by the orphanage.  We envision serving hundreds of children who would have otherwise lived in the streets and to witness them being transformed by God’s love, then seeing them experience the sense of worth that comes from a good education. God’s call to serve the children of the region led us to the establishment of the School of Hope.  This bilingual school quickly developed a reputation in the region for excellence while providing spiritual enrichment to over 250 students and their families.

Amazing progress continues to be made as we are completing Casa Esther, a home of teenage mothers.  Teenage pregnancy is a serious issue in Ecuador and the mothers often have little hope of providing for these precious babies. In this way, the Hacienda of Hope continues our focus of finding ways to support the children of Ecuador and thus demonstrating the love of Jesus through our actions.

To God be the glory!

 

 

Why Our Members Chose Twickenham

As someone who has been a member of Twickenham since the beginning, there is no place that I would rather be. I appreciate that we have an eldership that bases decisions on biblical principles rather than tradition. There is a broad spectrum of people who come from different backgrounds than those of us who were raised in the church of Christ and I feel that it has been beneficial. I like that Twickenham has been a part of the community instead of isolating ourselves from other denominations.

The many ministry opportunities that members can find to participate in. The uplifting worship services; the praise team is wonderful! The children's programs. I love that we have young families as well as older members worshipping together!

. . . this church has been a HUGE blessing to our family. When we came to Twickenham, I felt like we were spiritually dying on the vine. Since coming to Twickenham, God has had us on an amazing journey that is sometimes hard and sometimes beautiful - but either way I know we are both diving deeper into Him! Yay!