Ministry/Committee Fair: October 14

Join us for a Ministry/Committee Fair! Where: Gathering Area at Hope Church. When: Sunday, October 14 after the 11 AM service. What: All are invited to find out more about the ministries, committees and groups of Hope Church. There will be…

Getting Started With Mindfulness

Mindfulness practices bring many benefits but don’t have to be overwhelming. Like many habits, the more we practice, the better we get, but we don’t have to be experts before we can start. Here are some ideas for getting started…

Poetry Corner: September 2018

Poetry Corner will return next month in it’s regular format – until then, a poem by Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by Robert Bly. A Walk Already my eyes touch the sunlit hill far ahead of the road I have just…

Orientation to Hope Church Class

On Sunday, September 30, at 9:40 a.m., an Orientation to Hope Church Class will begin for people wanting to learn more about Hope Church. The class will meet on three Sunday mornings, September 30, October 7 and October 21 at…

Update from Kate Mears

Consistory Update: Deacons Kate Mears and Katie Van Ark have recently moved and needed to resign from their terms. We will be publishing updates from them. To complete vacant Deacon terms, the Consistory has appointed Lois Maassen (2 years), Jean…

Youth Ministry: September 2018

“That service felt a little of what I think heaven will be like”. This was a statement I heard more than once from our High Hopes team upon reflecting on their experience of the church service at The Reformed Church…

October Diners Club

Diners Club is a wonderful opportunity for fun and fellowship with members and friends of Hope Church. The next dinner dates will be: October 12 or 13, 2018. Sign up in the Gathering Area! Deadline for sign up is September…

Every Trail Connects

When I first moved back to Holland with a four-month-old Hazel in tow, I had a hard time connecting with other parents who would understand the joys and challenges of raising a child to love the outdoors. The urgency increased…