Consistory Members Elected

At an April 23 congregational meeting, the following new Consistory members were elected: DEACONS: Kate Mears, Katie Van Ark, Ben Sikkink ELDERS: Celaine Bouma-Prediger, Bob Jerow, Scott Parrott The new Consistory members will be ordained and installed on Sunday, June…

Congregational Meeting: June 4

The consistory voted at their March meeting to extend a 2 1/2 year contract to Pastor Beth Carroll to serve as the assistant pastor of discipleship. Since this contract will change the 2017 budget, the consistory is calling a congregational…

What About Physical Health?

A NEW SERIES: Well Being! – # ONE: Well Being flows out to us and from us from several sources! This series will be addressing those sources. Coming first: Following are excerpts from Dr. Lynn Japinga’s Sunday, April 9 sermon:…

Communication Sign Ups

Congregational Emails Sign up to join our congregational email list by calling the church office or signing up online at this link: https://goo.gl/xCUceB. Hope Church Volunteer Blog To receive email notifications of Volunteer Opportunities, go to our Volunteer Blog at:…

Summer Worship Times

On Sunday, May 28, the summer worship time will change to 10:00 a.m. Early Worship will go on summer hiatus and will resume in the fall. There will be no Church School hour, but children ages 3 through completion of…

Summer 2017 Preaching Schedule

For the past seven summers, the consistory approved an adjusted summer preaching schedule that would provide our pastors, Gordon Wiersma and Jill Russell, some increased workload flexibility for the summer. Adjusting the schedule gave our pastors the time and space…

5 Things to Know About Community Ministry

1. Mission: Community Ministry informs, engages, and supports Hope Church members, encouraging Christian action: to unleash the gifts that Hope Church can give and the relationships that can be formed to make our community a more loving, caring, and nurturing…

June, July & August Greeters

The following list reflects the households assigned to greet for the next three months (Please note: the schedule for the entire year is also now posted on a “Greeter Schedule” poster in the gathering area): June Greeters 04 Brian &…