We are a gathering of God's people from all walks of life. We center ourselves on the word of God and the amazing love of our savior Jesus Christ.
If you are ready for a new beginning or are looking for a fresh start then come and discover the new hope that is yours in Jesus Christ!
New Hope Faith Community is an Independent Lutheran Community.
ATTENTION: Our mailing address is now
33 Sunday Drive
Hanover, PA 17331
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New Hope News Briefs
2014 VBS starts TONIGHT!!
New Hope Faith Community's 2014 Vacation Bible School begins this week! Please plan to attend July 27 - 31 from 6 - 8:30 p. m., here at New Hope.
Items needed for Vacation Bible School: Toss pillows (blue, nautical, fish or ocean themed), 3-King size white or ivory sheets (will not be returned), 8-12 foot 8 inch round tubes, round life preservers and wooden oars. If you posses these items or know someone who does please contact Missy Utz at or Kelly McClintock.
It's a Girl!
Congratulations to Dave and Jenna Abendschein on the birth of their daughter Palmer Grace. Palmer was born on July 23 at 1:04 p.m. She weighed 6lbs 10 oz. Palmer’s grandparents are Jim and Jean Bollinger. May God’s blessings rest on this new family.
New Hope Annual Yard Sale!
New Hope Annual Yard Sale will be held on August 14, 15 and 16 at 58 Maple Avenue in Littlestown. Donations will be greatly appreciated. We also need volunteers to help set up and work during the Yard Sale. Please sign up to help with this important fundraiser. Donations may be dropped off in the evenings of August 11, 12 and 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Please do not bring items before these dates.
Crafters and Fundraising
We will meet on Thursday Evening August 7th, at 6:30 p.m. at New Hope Faith Community. Bring any new ideas as we get ready for the November, December shows.
To be held August 17th at Irish town Fire Company Pavilion. Tickets will be sold on August 3rd and 10th for this event at the church service. Dan ohrbaugh‘s famous chicken along with hamburgers and hot dogs will be featured for the main course. Everyone will sign up to bring a salad, dessert or drinks. Mark your calendars now…. More information to follow.
Drivers Needed for the HopeMobile
We need folks from the 8:00 service who might be willing to drive around the parking lot in our HopeMobile and pick up worshippers and deliver them to the front door. If you are interested please see Pastor Tim.
Hanover Area Council of Churches is looking for volunteers for our reception desk during July and August on Monday and Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm. Duties include answering phone, directing clients to Clothing Bank and PAL lunch, writing thank you notes, light office work. No experience necessary other than an interest in helping others. Please call the HACC office at 717-633-6353 if you are interested.
Box of Hope
We will be gathering cleaning supplies for the guests of the New Hope Food Pantry. Please use the following guide as we gather these supplies. If you last name begins with:
A-G Windex or Window Cleaner
H-M Pledge or Dusting Spray
N-S Toilet Bowl Cleaner
T-W 409/Lysol or All Purpose Spray Cleaner
Special Offering - July
At it’s June meeting the Church Council voted to establish a Pastor’s Discretionary Fund. This fund will enable our Pastor to help families and neighbors who may have emergencies or needs. Please give generously to help establish this important fund.
SPONSOR A SEAT!!!
We have found chairs that we will be using in our new home in our worship space. You may see a sample of the new chair which is located by the hospitality table. The cost of each chair is $30.00 We are asking folks to help sponsor one or more of the chairs. Please fill out the form and place it in the colored envelope located on the hospitality table. Turn in your forms to Pastor Tim or Jean Bollinger. We have ordered 250 chairs so please help us in this program!
Support Our Troops!
Patrick Shannon is currently stationed a Coronado, California to begin Phase one of BUD (Navy Seal) school. Please continue to hold Patrick in your prayers.
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Community Treasures Program
For those of you who shop at Kennie’s Market in Littlestown please fill out a Community Treasures Form (Located on the Hospitality Table) and turn it in at Kennie's. A portion of your purchases will be donated back to New Hope.
Community Aid Box
New Hope to Broadcast Sunday Service! Beginning Sunday March 2 our worship service will be broadcast on WHVR 1280 AM from 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. If you would like to sponsor the broadcast in memory or honor of someone you may sign up to do so. The cost is 50 dollars. There can be more than one sponsor on a given Sunday Your dedication will be broadcast as part of the radio program. If you have any question please see Pastor Tim.
Many of you have noticed that we now have a Community Aid box in our parking lot. Please put your donations in this box to be shared with Community Aid. New Hope will receive 4 cents a pound for all donations. And monies raised by Community Aid are funneled back into many of the ministries we support in our community.
Virtual Prayer Jar
Did you know New Hope Faith Community has a Virtual Prayer Jar? You can submit your prayer requests online! Click here or on the Virtual Prayer Jar to the left.
Youth Trip to the Shore!
All youth grades 7 and Up are invited to join us for a trip to Wildwood New Jersey August 10-14. We will leave after church and return Thursday the 14th. Cost is 100 dollars. Scholarships are available so please see Pastor Tim if you would like to go. Space is limited so sign up on the hospitality table today!!
Sunday School Teacher needed
As we prepare for Fall we are in need of two Sunday School teachers. We need someone who would like to teach our 2-3 year old class and another volunteer to teach our Kindergarten class. If you would be willing to help out please speak to Pastor Tim.
will resume in September. If your child will be entering the 7th grade or needs to begin Confirmation Classes please call the Church office to register or speak to Pastor Tim. An informational meeting will be held for all students and parents in August.
New Hope Faith Community, 33 Sunday Drive, Hanover, PA 17331
Pastor Tim Kielley