Hope Baptist Church

Welcome to our site! Hope Baptist is a growing Church in the Peverell area of Plymouth, made up of people of all ages (from Babies to those in their 90’s!). Whatever your background or experience, a warm welcome awaits you. If you would like to know more about our Church please get in touch.




We invite you to come along and try our Sunday morning service where you’ll find a relaxed, informal atmosphere where there is something for everyone.  You may also want to try one of the many activities in our weekly programme, or one of the special events Summer Term Programme 2018.

2018 is the 90th anniversary of Hope Baptist Church! There are events to celebrate and support our community throughout the year. You can find out more by clicking here or going to the Hope90 page on the main menu above.


There is an album here of the original building and opening of Hope Baptist in Peverell in 1928. Take a look!


Andrew Gardiner

It is with deep sadness that we have to inform you that our minister, Andrew Gardiner, was promoted to glory on the evening of Wednesday 28th March 2018. Andrew passed away peacefully at home in Plymouth, surrounded by his loving family. A thanksgiving service was held on 16th April 2018 at Mutley Baptist Church.

Katherine commented: My children and I were absolutely overwhelmed by the amazing Thanksgiving Service for Andrew, on Monday evening. We are so grateful to everyone who contributed in any way, you are all incredible people. We were totally shocked with the fantastic number of people who came to the service and I want to thank each and every one of you from the bottom of my heart. We felt so loved and supported. Thank you too for all the cards and messages that we have received over the last three weeks. It has been so comforting to know the huge impact that Andrew had on the lives of so many. What a privilege I had in being his wife. May God bless you all. Xxx

A tribute to Andrew, given by Jean Potter at the Lunch Club on 8th April, can be found here.

Let the word be heard – Andrew Gardiner’s final sermon, delivered at Hope Baptist Church as part of a service of Celebration for his ministry, recorded in his home on 31st January 2018. You can find it here.

Rising Hope

Since Andrew was diagnosed he has been writing poems and songs which have been published on his website. Click here to find out more.