The Hope Center

Providing a Beacon of Hope


Future "Feed the Family" Events Coming To The Hope Center

April 15, 2017: Cowling Free Methodist Church

May 20, 2017: First General Baptist Church of Mt. Carmel

June 17, 2017: First Christian Church of Fairfield


July 15, 2017: Frietens United Church of Christ

If your church, business or group would like to help out with our upcoming “Feed the Family” program or if you have any questions please call Steve at 618-445-2065. 

Hope Center Personnel

Hope Center Volunteers:

Judy Krzoska, Bucky Conner, Kim Lingafelter, Tonya Moore, Steve Smith, Mary Beth Smith, Gabe Smith, Bethany Mendenhall, Dwayne Hubble, Roberta Hubble, Hunter Futrill, David Moore

The Hope Center is a non-profit, Christian based organization. All donations are appreciated. Our focus is on the ever-changing needs of Edwards and surrounding counties.

Steve Smith: Director/Chaplain

Kim Lingafelter: Assistant Director

Lloyd “Bucky” Conner: Media Specialist


Our motto is: "We desire to be a helping hand, not a handout. Sharing in caring; “Two people are better than one, because they get more done by working together.

~ Ecclesiastes 4:9