Monthly Archives: July 2016

Fruit of the Spirit: Peace in Troubled Times

In this timely message, Pastor Kate Hillis continues her series on The Fruit of the Spirit with “Peace in Troubled Times.” Pastor Kate discusses where our peace comes from in anxious times and how living in an anxious society, often makes us very anxious people.

Announcements – Week of July 24

Please note the following announcements for this week. News from the United Methodist Women, upcoming Admin Council and other meetings, a food drive for HomeFront, and the church picnic!

Doxology: A Worship Conference

The Capital District is participating in a day of learning around worship. The Doxology: A Worship Conference will take place on Saturday, November 12 from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm at Calvary Korean UMC in East Brunswick. Everyone who serves in worship ministry will come away with practical learning!

Donations Sought for WV Flood Relief Fund

The HUMC took up a special offering for the West Virginia UM Conference Sunday, July 10 to assist with flood relief, but there are still ways to give. In the request that Greater New Jersey Bishop John School sent out to all churches, he noted that “When people hurt, United Methodists help. After Superstorm Sandy, United Methodists from around the world sent donations for our recovery. One of the first and most generous United Methodist conferences to respond with financial gifts and volunteers was the West Virginia Conference. . .

Hopewell UMC Welcomes New Pastor

The congregation of Hopewell United Methodist Church welcomed Rev. Kate Hillis as the new pastor, starting this week. Leaders of the church participated in a welcoming ceremony for Pastor Kate and her husband, Wren Hillis, a Drew Theological student, who is also pursuing ordained ministry. Pastor Kate succeeds Rev. Dr. Ken Robinson, who retired from the Hopewell United Methodist Church in June,

Join Us for Sunday Worship

The Hopewell United Methodist Church meets for Sunday morning worship at 10 a.m. We worship God through multiple ways, music, Scripture and an inspiring message. You will find we are a warm, welcoming community of people who love the Lord.

Hopewell Community Closet Open for Summer Fashion Shopping

The Hopewell Community Closet is open for browsing and shopping, every Saturday from 9 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. This outreach is sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Hopewell Methodist Church and donations accepted support UMW missions and outreach. Free will offering or no offering is accepted. Come out and see what’s in the shop!