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
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New Hope News Briefs
SOUP-er Bowl Sunday is February 1st!
Please help us as we go up against our old foe-Hunger!! Bring in your donations of cans of soup which will be shared with the local food pantries. Last year we collected over 1500 cans of soup. Let’s try to beat that goal! So let’s get busy and beat hunger like the Packers beat the Cowboys!!
We are also having a Super Bowl Party on Sunday February 1st. The party will be held at Miss Corene’s house (See Miss Corene or Pastor Kielley for address) Everyone is asked to bring a snack to share! Party begins at 6:00 p.m. Sign up sheet in located on the hospitality table. Parents may pick up and drop off their kids at Miss Corene’s house.
New Hope Offering Wednesday Night Worship Service!!
In hopes that we can reach out and welcome folks who might not be able to worship with us on Sunday mornings and to offer another opportunity to worship we will launch a Wednesday Night Worship Service at 6:00 pm.This service will be about 45 minutes in length and will include Holy Communion. Please help us spread the word and help grow this worship service.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper and Super Talent Show!!!
Join us for our little Mardi Gras on Tuesday February 17th. Our Pancake Supper will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature all you can eat pancakes! Delicious sausage and fruit cup included. Then we will partake of a little merriment as members of New Hope offer their talents in a glorious show unparalleled in the history of Broadway. The tickets for dinner are $5.00 (ages 13 & older), $2.50 (ages 6-12) and free (ages 5 and younger). Please sign up on the sheet on the Hospitality Table if you would like to participate in our talent show!
Ash Wednesday services to begin our Lenten journey will be held on February 18th. We will have a spoken service of Holy Communion with the Imposition of Ashes at 11:30 a.m. Our evening service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Please join us as we begin our sacred journey to the Cross and the Resurrection.
First Communion Retreat
First Communion Retreat will be held for all 4th, 5th, and 6th Graders on Saturday, March 28th. This day long retreat will help our young people understand more about why we celebrate Holy Communion and what it means. There is no cost for this retreat. Please call the church office to register your child and you will receive an informational letter in the mail.
Dear Friends and Fellow Members of New Hope Faith Community,
Charlie and I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for the wonderful cards and well wishes we received at Christmas. We would also like to thank Pastor Kielley for taking the time out of his busy schedule to visit. Thank you all again.
Sincerely, Charlie and Jacquie Moose
Soup Makers Needed!
We are looking for volunteers who might be willing to make a pot of soup from time to time that we can share with folks who are sick and in need of a little get well wish. If you would be interested in participating in our “Soup Ministry” please speak to Pastor Tim.
The Evangelism Committee will again be selling Wolfgang candy for Easter. Since Easter is early this year, we have to start selling in January. The orders are due on Sunday, February 8, 2015. The order forms are on the Hospitality Table. Any questions, see Patty Waltman.
The Fellowship Committee
would like to invite anyone interested to a night of faith, fellowship and soccer with the Harrisburg HEAT on Friday, January 30th at 7:35 pm at the PA State Farm Complex. A sign up sheet is located on the Hospitality Table. Tickets will be ordered on January 26th. Any questions or concerns contact Mark or Stephanie Bentzel.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be held Saturday February 14th at 8:00 a.m. All men are invited to join us at the Railside Family Diner 241 North Railroad Street . Please sign up on the sheet located on the hospitality table.
Mark Your Calendars Now!
Vacation Bible School will be held July 26-30 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Hope to see you there! Online registration now available! Click here.
Wednesday Evening Bible Study!
Wednesday Evening Bible Study will be gathering at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday for a time of study and conversation about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. We will be studying “Discipleship Essentials” by Greg Odgen. Please sign up if you are going to participate in the study. You may purchase your own book or if you would like us to order you one, please indicate when you sign up. Cost is 15 dollars and you can also order it as an e-book. We look forward to this time of growth and study.
New Hope is in need of additional volunteers to man the Nursery during the 10:45 a.m. worship service. Two volunteers would be assigned this position approximately every 6 weeks (depending on the number of additional volunteers). If you have a desire to watch over these little angels for an hour or so please see Jean Bollinger.
Please remember to pick up your 2015 Offering Envelopes on the back table! Please do NOT use any more 2014 envelopes.
We have enjoyed using the name tags to help us get to know one another over the past few years. We have grown such that there are so many tags that we no longer have a place to keep them. We will discontinue holding your name tags so please take yours with you and don’t forget to keep wearing your anchor pins!
Box of Hope
Box of Hope Items to Support New Hope Ministries Food Pantry
Toothpaste and Shampoo. Please help us gather these essential items that are needed. So when you shop why not grab an extra item or two to help those in need.
Please place all of your items in the Box of Hope. (Blue Tub)
Please also remember that we have a continuing need for BREAD! You may bring your bread and place it on the table across from the hospitality table.
Special Offering - January – The Cold Weather Shelter
January Special Offering will be given to the American Red Cross Disaster Response. We have seen floods, blizzards, and other disasters strike people all across our nation. Your gifts will help the Red Cross to respond to those whose lives are devastated by such events. Please give generously to help.
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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.
Don’t forget to join us for some fellowship every Sunday Morning from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.
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!
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.
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.
Wacky Wednesdays, our midweek Children’s program, at New Hope Faith Community. The program starts at 4:00 p.m. and concludes at 5:30. All children 4 years and older are encouraged to come and join us for crafts, games, Bible Lessons, and of course singing! Please sign-up your child on the sheet located on the Hospitality Table. Please see Jean Bollinger if you have any questions.
New Hope Daisy Troop!
Formal classes are underway. If your child will be participating in Sunday School please pick up a registration form on the hospitality table and bring it with you or complete the online registration form here. We will also be having classes for Adults so don’t drop them off and run. Join us for this very special hour of learning and sharing God’s Word!
New Adult Sunday School Class
“The Box Office Gospel” is being led by Kelly McClintock. This class looks at movies and how they present the Gospel and raise issues of faith. A great way to talk about faith in our culture. The class meets in the Adult Sunday School Room. All are welcome to attend.
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:
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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