Reach, Connect, Grow, Go…In Action!

The summer semester of our Connect Groups has now come to an end and I could not be more excited about what God is doing at New Hope and through New Hope! A few years ago I remember praying with members of our staff and leaders for God to pour out the Holy Spirit on our church body. We asked for …

Weekend of Prayer – Saturday, August 4th – 9:00 AM

This July we added a new local mission to the list of wonderful programs we support. First Priority Nashville is a Christian organization that goes into the public schools of our area and sets up student run meetings that bring Jesus into the school. Yes, you read that correctly. First Priority works with students to bring pastors and other communicators …

Connect Groups and the Upcoming Break

Greetings church family. Well, it has been just over a year now since my family came back home to Tennessee and into community with New Hope. And what an amazing year it has been! I am so thankful to each of you for helping us make the transition. Up until now, we had been in three homes in the past …

Never say Never

Ezekiel 37:5-6(NIV) 5 This is what the Sovereign Lord says to these bones: I will make breath enter you, and you will come to life. 6 I will attach tendons to you and make flesh come upon you and cover you with skin; I will put breath in you, and you will come to life. Then you will know that I am the Lord.’” The vision that …

What a Wonderful Year!

Pastor Josh’s End of the Fiscal Year Report I would just like to take a moment and tell you about the wonderful things that God has been doing at New Hope this year. God has certainly guided the church into a season of growth and movements of the Holy Spirit. It has been a joy to welcome many new families …

Town Hall, Elder and Deacon Nominations, and All In Baptisms

Hello New Hope, I just wanted to take a minute to update you on what will be happening at church on Sunday. All In Baptisms There is still time to sign up for the All In baptisms that will be happening during the worship service. Right now we have a few people signed up and ready to declare to the …

Proposed Addition to New Hope’s Constitution

To the Members of New Hope Community Church, Next Sunday we will be conducting our year-end Town Hall Meeting. New Hope’s fiscal year runs from July 1 – June 30 each year. The final Sunday of June is designated for the Town Hall. At this meeting we will be voting on Elder and Deacon Nominations, the new Church Budget, and …

Updates and Praises

Community Outreach I am writing to you on a beautiful June morning. We’ve had a lot of rain in Nashville this spring, but today is all sun and blue skies. I am excited because I get to spend the day with Corky French and the folks at Community Outreach Ministries. Community Outreach is one of the local missions we support …

The Changing Face of New Hope

As I walk around the buildings and grounds of New Hope these days I get excited about the future. Every where I turn I see upgrades taking place to the facility, and future plans for bringing a fresh face to the ministry of the church. This week it’s all taking place in the parking lot. As I type this there …

As For Me…

As For Me and My House… When I was growing up My Grandpa and Grandma Huisman lived in a three-story apartment complex that didn’t have an elevator. When they would host family parties I remember having to carry the food my mom prepared up those three flights of stairs. This was not something I enjoyed. Getting to the top of …