An Update from the Refugee Support Network

There are many opportunities for continued involvement with refugee families in the Holland area, despite it looking different than originally planned. Part of the work Hope Church has committed to is being extra support for those churches who are struggling…

Trip to Haiti

To our Hope Church members and friends, Much of the work of Non-Governmental Organizations around the world is to do “relief” work where it’s needed. Last week the work we saw that needs to be done in Haiti looked more…

Gift of Hope Sale: Nov. 20

Products from the Gift of Hope women’s sewing program of the Haiti Foundation Against Poverty will be offered for sale on November 20. Sales of these products allow these women to “keep their babies” by providing income to them for…

Blueberry Pie Sales Aid Haitian Child

Early this summer one of the women in the commerce program of the Haiti Foundation Against Poverty brought her then 3-year-old son, Jorvens, to their school while a visiting mission team was offering medical care. In the previous few months…

Women’s Service Day: Oct. 6

Hope Church women are invited to participate in the 15th anniversary of Women’s Service Day to offer a whole or half day of their time in support of local programs to benefit women and Children. Women’s Service Day is an…

Rode Molla

In September of 2014 I was introduced to Rode Molla, who was an Ethiopian student at Western Theological Seminary (WTS). Rode had completed her M.A. in Children, Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. She had…

Rural Ministry Plan to Support Local Churches

Press Release from Kinderhook Reformed Church in New York Launching a unique leadership initiative, the Kinderhook Reformed Church, Kinderhook NY has recently installed the Reverend Paige A. Convis as an Associate Pastor of the church and officially charged her with…

Potluck in the Park: August 14

Sun, August 14, 1 pm to 4 pm:  18th annual Potluck in the Park hosted by the Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony (ACEH).  Bring a dish to share from your culture, and a lawn chair or blanket for extra…