Hope Church News, August 2018

Catch up on the latest Hope Church News! In this issue: Down on the Farm…August 17 Picnic Reconciliation Ministry: Are Immigrants a Blessing or a Burden? Second Sunday Snacks Invitation to Early Worship September, October, & November Greeters    

Bicycle Tour: August 5

Caring for Creation Bicycle Tour Event Sunday, August 5 11:45 am – 5:30 pm:  The Bicycle Tour with start at Tunnel Park and end at Rosy Mound Park (16 miles total).  Trailer transportation is provided, and participants will share a…

Faith & Resource Challenge: July 8

Coming out of our small group discussion of Ched Myers’ concept of Sabbath Economics, is a desire to identify more specific ways in which to exercise faithful use of our resources. We’ve developed some ideas and would like to broaden…

Counting Offering

Each Sunday after worship the deacons, assisted by volunteers, count the offering in teams of two people. It takes from 45-60 minutes and each team will serve every 8-10 weeks. If you would like to serve Hope Church by helping…

Kids Hope: June/July 2018

Whoa! We made it! Another school year for Kids Hope at Vanderbilt Academy has come to a halt. But in reality there will still be some connections taking place with mentors planning to see their child over the summer and…

And Finally: June/July 2018

As many of you know, one portion of my work as Pastor of Discipleship is to minister to Hope College students. At first glance, some might think that this is superfluous work, asking “Why would a Christian college need a…

Summer Fun & Fitness

Now that summer is finally here, it is noteworthy to review some facts to get the most out of it. More personal and family time is spent doing your favorite activities in the summer. Let’s take it outside! FUN is…