Hope Church News, December 2017

Catch up on the latest Hope Church News! In this issue: Advent 2017 Season of Reconciliation Book Study: January 17, 24, 31 Hope Church Welcomes New Members New Leadership for Caring for Creation December, January & February Greeters

First Sunday of Advent: December 3

“From the fig tree learn its lesson…” Mark 13.28 8:30 am Early Worship 9:40 am Adult Education 11:00 am Worship, Communion 4:15 pm Jubilate Choir Rehearsal 5:00 pm Children – Crafts Preschool* through 5th grade will make crafts for the…

Additional Advent Opportunities

Saint Nicholas Breakfast Please join us before worship at 10:00 am on Sunday, December 10 to celebrate a Saint Nicholas Breakfast. Children will meet Saint Nicholas during worship and be able to visit with him during the breakfast. We will…

Children’s Ministry: December

Christmas Ornaments for the Children Each year the younger children (pre-school through elementary ages) are encouraged to take an ornament home with them from Hope Church.  These ornaments will be available from the tree displayed in the Gathering Area and…

Washington School Neighbors: My New Role

Introducing Neighborhood Connector Lisa Kasten I have lived in the Holland Historic District since April of 1996. I have watched families and individuals grow here and formed friendships that have continued through our children. There was always a deeper desire…

Episode Three of “Inventing America”

Audience members can again experience both history and television in the making during the filming of Episode Three of “Inventing America: Conversations with the Founders” on Friday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Hope College in the DeWitt Center main…

December, January & February 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): December Greeters 03 Marianne Bomer…