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.
33 Sunday Drive
Hanover, PA 17331
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Office Phone Number: 717-632-4008
Click Here to read the most recent edition of our newsletter, The Anchor.
New Hope News Briefs
Remember: Elementary youth is for kids k-4th grade.
Middle School is for grades 5-8
Senior High is for grades 9-12!
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!
Saturday, December 3, PAL Lunch at Hanover Area Council of Churches
Meet at the church at 9:00 a.m. return around 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.
Bring your family and enjoy the Live Nativity being presented at New Hope Faith Community
Sunday, December 18
Youth Usher at the 10:45 am worship service & Come and spread some cheer as we go caroling from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and then return to church for a light supper.
Sign up on the Youth Board!
AND SO MUCH MORE TO COME……….
Join us on Thursday mornings for a time of Advent Devotion. We will meet at the Little Red Schoolhouse (in the back room) at 7:30 AM. Breakfast will be on your own. We will have a time of devotion and prayer and hopefully have everyone on their way by 8:30 AM. Please sign up if you are going to be attending. The Advent Breakfasts will be Thursday, December 8, 15, & 22.
Card Shower – New Hope’s very own member, Beatrice Sentz, mother and mother-in-law to Sue and Ed Kuhn celebrated her 88th birthday on December 3rd. Cards may be sent to Beatrice at Transitions Healthcare 859 Biglerville Road, Room 63 Gettysburg, PA 17325
Hope For the Holidays the annual Christmas outreach sponsored by New Hope Ministries is underway. In the rear of the Sanctuary you will see a Christmas tree loaded with ornaments. Please take an ornament and pick up a gift and bring it UNWRAPPED and place it under the tree. All donations will be needed by Sunday, December 4th.
New Members Classes - A series of classes will be held for those who desire to become part of the New Hope Faith Community. Classes will be held on Sundays December 4, 11 and 18th at 9:30 AM. New Members will be received into our fellowship on Sunday, December 18th at the 10:45 AM service. If you would like to be part of these classes please speak to Pastor Tim or call the church office at 632-4008 to register.
Holiday Blood Drive - Give the gift of life on Monday, December 5 here at New Hope! Our blood drive will begin at 3:00 PM and run until 7:00 PM . Please sign up and share the gift of life with someone this holiday season. If you have any questions please see Ed Kuhn or Debbie Jo.
A Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be held on Saturday, December 10th at 8:00 a.m. at Railside. The cost of the breakfast and gratuity is $10.00. Sign up on the sheet located on the Hospitality Table.
New Hope’s Live Nativity will be held here at New Hope on Sunday, December 11th with showings at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Rain date will be on Sunday, December 18th. There will be animals, singing, refreshments and of course the message of Christ’s birth proclaimed through the angels at the Live Nativity. Everyone come and join us in spreading the GOOD NEWS of Christ’s birth! Posters are located on the Hospitality Table. Please feel free to take one and help promote the event at local businesses.
I am doing a donation called Hannah’s Grace in memory of my daughter Hannah Grace Baral. I am collecting money to go to Whispering Cross Necklaces. These necklaces along with a weighted bear and a card will be donated to Hanover Hospital to mothers who have just lost a baby. Any amount will help. You have the option to place the amount of your choosing in the Hannah’s Grace collection bin or you can donate the full amount of the necklace in your name or in memory of someone. Thank you-Julie Baral.
You will notice in the chair pockets blue prayer slips. If you would like to include someone in the prayers of the community during worship this morning please place their name on the prayer slip and pass it to the center aisle. During the playing of “Come Now Is the Time to Worship” the slips will be collected by the Ushers and given to Pastor. PLEASE WRITE LEGIBLY!!
Special Offering - December
Our Special Offering for the Month of December will be shared with Grayson Test and his family. Grayson is the grandson of Randy and Martha Test who was born with some special needs. Grayson spent many days in the Children's Hospital in Philadelphia and your gifts will help to offset some of the many bills that the family endured during this time. Your gift will help to celebrate the gift of love that Grayson has brought to his family.
Box of Hope
Box of Hope Items for the Month of December is Sugar and Flour. Please bring in your donations and place them in the blue tub at the front entrance. Donations are greatly appreciated.
Please also remember that we have a continuing need for Bread! You may bring your bread and place it in the bread basket located just inside our main entrance.
We have been informed that PAL is again in need of BREAD! You may bring your bread and place it in the designated Bread Baskets near the front entrance.
Don’t forget to bring in your Aluminum Cans. There is a can located by the coat racks in the entrance area in which you can drop them off.
Be sure to keep us updated on any email changes. You can notify Pastor Tim at email@example.com or Jean Bollinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Like us on Facebook!
Thank you for your support of New Hope Faith Community. Because of your financial support and generosity, you have planted the seeds that will enable New Hope Faith Community to grow in our community, and provide a church home for you and others. Thank you for answering the call to contribute to God's work here at New Hope.
There are several ways to donate:
1. We offer safe and secure online giving:
Click Here to Give Online
2. We have pew envelopes for you to place your offering in the offering plates during worship.
3. You can mail your donation to:
New Hope Faith Community
33 Sunday Drive
Hanover, PA 17331
If you would like to submit photos for the website, please send them to email@example.com.
CHILDRENS SERMON - 4 DECEMBER 2016
SERMON - 4 DECEMBER 2016
SPECIAL MUSIC - 4 DECEMBER 2016
CHILDRENS SERMON - 27 NOVEMBER 2016
SERMON - 27 NOVEMBER 2016
New Hope to begin Building Project! Recently the Congregation voted 73-5 to add an addition to our current building. The process is underway and we are working to secure the necessary permits and approval to begin. We hope that construction will begin early this summer. May God continue to bless us as we grow and work to share the Good News of His Love! God is Good!!
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.
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.
Gabriel’s Project in need of supplies. This ministry that serves families with small children and babies is in urgent need of supplies! They are currently helping 168 families and 4 new babies. They are in desperate need of diapers size 3, 4 and 5, baby bottles and stage 2 baby foods with current dates. (No Expired Items please) They are also in need of baby wash. Please help us gather these items and place them in the back of our worship center. If you have any questions please speak to Linda Stonesifer.
Gabriels’ Project is also in need of Similac Neo-Sure and Similac Advanced. Please place these items in the baskets at the back of our worship center.
Your 2015-2016 Council Members are: Lauren Brown, Mike Cromer, Brett Graf, Steve Harner, Ed Kuhn, Bob Horan, Vince Hall , Reynalda Mummert, and Debbie Prior, Bob Signor, Craig Staley and Joann Wentz.