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
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.
We welcome into our family of faith Mason Jacob Irwin as he is splashed in the waters of God’s grace and love. Mason is the son of Nichole and Keith Irwin. Please join us as welcome our new brother into our New Hope Family.
Cindy M undorff and Bruce Curtis have announced their intention to marry on April 25. Your prayers are requested for this couple as they begin their journey together as husband and wife.
This coming Tuesday, April 21, we will be having our New Hope weekly golf outing. No league. Just show up and play. We will start this week at 4:00 p.m. at South Hills Golf Course, Westminster Road, Hanover. Each week those playing will decide where we will be playing the following week. A different course each week. If interested in playing, please contact either Jim Bollinger or Lauren Brown, so we will know about how many tee times we will need.
Dear Church Friends – I want to thank everyone for thinking of me while in the hospital. Especially Pastor Tim for the visit, all the nice cards sent my way and the delicious soup. Love, Mike Cromer
Pentecost Sunday will be held on Sunday, May 24th. This is the day when we celebrate the Great Commissioning of the apostles with the Holy Spirit. We invite all to wear red on that day as a celebration of all of one spirit. We also invite those who would like to aid in adorning the altar area in red to consider purchasing one or more geraniums at a cost of $4.00 each. Donations of flowers will be recognized in the Pentecost bulletin on May 24th. Flower(s) must be taken home following the 10:45 a.m. worship service. Please download and fill out the form below (with the cost and how many plants you are purchasing) and attach $4.00 for each geranium. Return this form to Jean Bollinger no later than Sunday, May 10.
Please make checks payable to New Hope Faith Community.
Download the geranium order form here.
We need pictures of those serving in the Armed Forces. We have created a new board to encourage people to pray for all who are serving our nation. If you have a picture of someone you would like to include on the board please share it with Pastor Tim. Be sure to include their name and branch of service.
Trip to Wildwood! June 21-25. We will again be spending a great week together learning God’s Word and building fellowship. Sign up and put a 50 dollar deposit to reserve your space!! If you have any question see PT!
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!!
Easter Project: Build a Well! Help us to raise funds to build a well for a city that needs to have fresh water! We will fill our water bottle and help share this precious gift of life with those in need! In order to help us raise the funds we will be calling out everyone who doesn’t have their anchor pin on during Lent. The fine will be 25 cents. So be sure you have your Anchor pin and be sure to Snitch on your friends who don’t!!!
New Members will be received on Sunday April 26th at the 10:45 a.m. service. Information sessions will be held on Sunday April 19th and 26th during the Sunday School hour. If you are interested in joining with New Hope please fill out a Member Information Sheet located on the Hospitality Table or speak to 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.
Don’t Forget Musical Rehearsal will be held at 2:00 p.m. Don’t miss the boat!! You will be L.O.S.T. if you don’t come to practice! Cruise on over to rehearsal. If you have any questions please see Debbie Jo!
Soup Makers Needed!
We are looking for folks who might do some soup delivery. We have delicious soup that we want to share with those who are ill or may need to know that we love them. We will assign you a week and all you have to do is call the office see if we have some deliveries to make and come pick up the soup and deliver it to those on the list. It’s simple, It’s kind and it’s compassionate. And it’s the perfect job for you!!! Please let Pastor Tim know if you are interested.
We still have DELICIOUS Benson Old Home Fruit Cakes available for purchase following worship services at a discounted cost of $5.00!
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
Peanut Butter and Jelly. Please help us support the work of the New Hope Food Pantry by bringing in your contributions of PB&J.
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 - April
April Special Offering will go to support Adams County Children’s Advocacy Center. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and our offering will go to help those who work to prevent and care for those children who are suffering from abuse. Help us to care for these dear souls who need strong and generous advocates on their behalf.
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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