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PASTOR BILL "COACH" GARNER RETIRES

 

Happy Retirement Pastor Bill "Coach" Garner!

 




VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

June 22nd: One Day Bible School

9-9:15 am Registration— Donuts & Juice being served

Games, Music, Lesson & lots of fun from 9:00 to 1:00. Lunch is Provided— Pick up time 1 pm.

We encourage everyone to come back on Sunday, June 23rd @ 9:45 am for Sunday School & Worship as the kids share what they learned at VBS.




GRADUATION RECOGNITION

June 9th: Honoring our Seniors

Anyone graduating— Kindergarten thru High School or College contact Elizabeth Golimowski or Church Office.

 




FATHER'S DAY

 

June 16th: Honoring our Fathers

 

 

 

 




CHURCH PICNIC

June 23rd: Church Picnic!!!!!!!

Following worship we invite everyone to stay and enjoy good ole hamburgers and

hot dogs with all the trimmings !

We will enjoy some homemade desserts !

Anyone who will donate a dessert we would appreciate it!




CHANGES BEING MADE

Monthly Meeting is held on the Tuesday after 3rd Sunday at 7pm each month. That is a time that we talk about the business decisions of the church. At this time we are searching for a full time Senior Pastor and there are many important decisions to be made and we encourage all members to attend.

Some of the changes we are making at this time is combining all the adult Sunday school classes which will meet in the Fellowship hall at 9:45 am. We would like to see our Sunday school attendance increase and see more children in Sunday school. We pray that each one will be praying for our church and feel the need to be here.




CHURCH FAMILY MINISTRIES

Church Family Ministries led by Elizabeth Golimowski meet on the first Monday night each month at 6:30 pm. They plan the church activities for the year. This is a tremendous job and works very well. In January we had a Movie Night on the 27th with approximately 60 people in attendance. The movie shown was "I CAN ONLY IMAGINE". They served soup and sandwiches and popcorn during the movie. It was so much fun!

On February 24th we had Movie Night and watched the movie "DO YOU BELIEVE" was shown. Coffee and Hot Chocolate was served along with homemade desserts. Again it was a great night to watch a good Christian movie.

On March 8th plans were to have a MARCH MADNESS BASKETBALL game. This has been cancelled.

They have chosen June 22nd this year for a one day Bible School. Starting at 9 am through 2 pm. So mark your calendars and bring your children, grandchildren, and friends to enjoy this fun filled day. On the following Sunday the children will present during worship their activities and songs. Afterwards we have a family picnic to enjoy fellowship and celebrate our children.




MEALS ON WHEELS

New Hope Friends and its people are proud to support the Meals On Wheels

Program which serves Wayne Co. Many of our church people help deliver meals every day. They have the privilege of meeting people and helping to make a difference in their lives. A friendly face and conversation which might be the only one they will see that day. A good hot meal that they can count on and look forward to. We thank those who participate and give of their time to show Gods love to those in need. Our annual offering for this program will be taken on Sunday, Feb. 24th.

Bobby Trivette who is the coordinator for this area would like to thank all the volunteers from New Hope Friends

for the faithful job they do. Some are new and some have been doing this for many years.

We want to thank all of these volunteers

Bill & Betty Webber, Bobby Trivette, Bobby Grady, Donnie & Sidney Webber, Ervin & Jeva Jones, Judy Taylor, Ina Faye Gardner, Glenda Stroud, Migeon Knowles, Sherlene Mansfield, Dee Smith, Barbara Grant, Robin Carmack, D.A. Williams, Edie Mitchell, Gail New-born, & Rita Pate.

So to all the volunteers who make this possible WE THANK YOU!




COMMITTEE ACTIVITY

Our church committees have started planning for a new year and are making plans which will fill the calendar fast. We so appreciate the ones who work on each committee. We encourage you to fully support the committee or programs you are on. This is so important and also encourages and sets a good example for others. You have always heard that there is strength in numbers and this is so true. It is through our programs that keep our church alive and growing. So if you have committed your help in any of these committees we are trusting you will fill this obligation.




COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS

COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS:

Please be reminded to supply the office with meeting times and changes if any so they will be reported in the bulletin and newsletter correctly.

Copies of the 2018 Budget & Commit-tees are available on the hallway table.




CHURCH BUDGET & COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT

Church Budget & Committee Appointments:

Are available for 2019 on the table in the back lobby.




FLOWER CALENDAR

If you would like to reserve a Sunday, please fill in the descriptive information. Calendar is located in the church back hallway. If you are planning a surprise for someone, be sure to get with Carolyn two weeks prior to give her the necessary information for the bulletin. The cost is $40. Thanks You!




J.O.Y.

The second Tuesday in each month, a group of our Seniors meet to eat, enjoy a devotion and fellowship! They meet at a different place each month and the interest has grown. There will be other activities as they continue to meet and plan for the future. As the weather gets better and warmer they plan to take some day trips, as well as over night trips. If you would like to join them you are welcomed and encouraged to do so. If you have any questions or suggestions please contact Edie Mitchell.




YOUTH FUND RAISER

The youth are selling 2018 calendars again this year. The cost is still $10 and they only have 25 so if you would like to have one for yourself or for a gift there are only 25 available.

See the young people or John to get your calendar.




UPDATED CHURCH DIRECTORY

There are updated church directory's in the back lobby for you to pick up.

The new address for Danny & Frances

Southerland & Scott

Hamlet Club Dr. #306, Edgewater MD. 21037




JUNIOR CHURCH

1st thru 4th Sunday's Ages 5K thru 5th grade "Family Life Center" Ushers will be happy to show you the way! 




FLOWER CALENDAR

The Flower Calendar is available in the church back hallway. If you would like to reserve a Sunday, please fill in the descriptive information. If you are planning a surprise for someone, be sure to get with Carolyn two weeks prior, and give her the necessary information for the bulletin. The cost is $40. Thank You!




SUPPLIES IN PANTRY IN FLC & FH

Anyone using the kitchens in either facility are asked not to use supplies unless it is a church function. If you personally reserve the Family Life Center or the Fellowship Hall or if you sponsor someone or group you are personally responsible to purchase your own supplies. We appreciate and Thank You for your understanding in this matter.