“All In” Baptisms the Last Sunday of Every Month

Quick Update: There will be no activities for adults this Sunday (April 22) during the 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM hour, only our 10:00 AM Worship Service. However,  Children and Students will have Sunday school. On Sunday, April 29th we will welcome Judd Granzow of the P3 Man Up Hour as our special guest Sunday Connect Hour speaker.  There is a …

Click Ahhhh (Pastor Mark)

A blog from our new Connections Pastor, Mark Edington. Pictured below are Mark, his wife, Lisa, and daughters, Samantha and Emily. You know that sound that you make when you take a big refreshing drink on a hot day? Growing up, my dad taught me the “click ahhhh” method. He didn’t know it, but I was watching (& listening). He …

Clearing A Path This Easter Sunday (Pastor Josh)

Recently I was having a conversation with someone who was discouraged at how they didn’t feel welcome at their church home. They told me they just didn’t feel connected and that in the year they had attended their church only a handful of people had even said hello to them, let alone held a meaningful conversation with them. As I …

Your New Hope Prayer Team

Dear Members and Friends of New Hope, I am excited to announce that we have formed a Sunday morning prayer team to be available each week at our worship services. The desire to put together this team of trusted individuals has been on the heart of our leadership for over a year, but only recently did God make it clear that …

Giving: Above and Beyond (Pastor Josh)

I am excited to announce that the membership has approved moving forward with a fundraising campaign for the sanctuary. New Hope’s leadership is unanimously united in this, and we have already received close to $23,000 before we have even begun asking for funds. For over seventeen years we have done our very best to care for the sanctuary and be …

INSPIRATION 101 (Pastor Josh)

Today I sat down to lunch with a guy who always energizes my spirit. Whenever I need a pick me up, I give this guy a shout and say, “Hey, it’s time to meet up.” Here’s the funny thing, he doesn’t lift my spirit because he tells me how good I am, or how great a job he thinks I’m …

It Matters (Pastor Josh)

A couple Wednesday nights ago I saw something pretty awesome. Our student minister, Pastor Andy, built a Wheel of Fortune game from scratch. Not an actual wheel, but an all digital wheel that would be projected on the wall and the student could control it with their foot. It was awesome! I mean, youth ministers these days are coming up …