Poetry Corner: March 2018

This month, I (Rhonda) will start us off, with a poem I’ve written, and another that I heard for the first time this fall and found meaningful. Many of you probably know the work of poet Jane Hirsfield, but I…

And Finally: March 2018

“In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream…

Poetry Corner

Sometimes we need a little room for poetry. Not a lot, just a little corner. Poetry can help us face the more challenging moments in our lives and world, it can give us a place to go, a place to…

And Finally: February 2018

I’ve come to an important place in my Doctor of Ministry program. It may not be that I’m quite in the homestretch yet, but at least I’m somewhere in the final curve and know that the homestretch is getting close!…

Hope Church News, February 2018

Catch up on the latest Hope Church News! In this issue: Two Musical Events in February at Hope Church Ash Wednesday Service & Wednesday Evening Lent Series Mardi Gras Celebration/Shrove Tuesday Feb. 13 A Chance to Lament – Sunday, March…

And Finally: January 2018

As I sit to write this article today it is exactly one week until Christmas. We have just lit our pink candles in the Advent Wreath – the candle of joy or sometimes called the Mary candle. I’ve been thinking…

Hope Church News, January 2018

Catch up on the latest Hope Church News! In this issue: Season of Reconciliation 2018: January 14 – February 4 New Member Sponsors Congregational Meeting: January 21 Church Library Donation Request White Gift Offering Epiphany Sunday, Jan. 7

And Finally: December 2017

I am needed. I am heard. I belong. I make a difference. I know what I believe and I know why I believe it. People who are committed to their church family have these affirmations in common. Whether a congregant…

Thank You

Thank you for sponsoring Holland Pride. Your generous donation made this year’s Pride event possible. All proceeds benefit the Out on the Lakeshore center. We personally thank you for being the change. ~Sara & Michele Driesenga, Holland Pride Chairs Dear…