Our neighbors in Texas are crying out. We see it on our televisions, on the internet and on social media. The Lord hears their cries and is calling us to serve as His hands and feet to deliver them from their troubles.
As we prepare for the Church Charge Conference, a number of important meetings are set for September.
In troubled times, how do we set aside our agendas, see one another, and respond in love and unity? As Pastor Kate reminds us, sometimes we need to listen to the voices of children. This message references Isaiah 56:1-8.
The Hopewell UMC Open Mic Night will be held on the second Friday in September due to the Labor Day Holiday weekend. So join in the fun on Friday September 8, as we take our music outdoors with a porch party!
Plan to join the church family as we celebrate the beginning of fall and get together for “Back to Church Sunday!”
Why do busy people sometimes place themselves last? Self-care is not about avoiding life’s storms, Pastor Kate reminds us. It’s about preparing for them. Pastor Kate references Matthew 14-22-33, in which Jesus (and briefly Peter) walk on water ion the midst of a storm.
The Hopewell community gathered at the Hopewell United Methodist Church on Aug. 16 to stand together against hate and injustice at a Community Peace Vigil sponsored by the Hopewell Council of Churches. It was an evening of prayer, song and a candlelight vigil and march through the borough. Attendees heard messages from Pastor Kate, leaders of other Hopewell Borough churches, and the mayor.
Mark your calendars if you are a Nominations Committee member! Nominations/Committee on Lay Leadership team will meet Sunday, August 20th at 11:30AM.
The Hopewell Community Closet will hold its summer clearance “bag” sale on Saturday, August 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Pastor Kate Hillis preached a new sermon series in July, titled “#vacationtweets”.