New Hope United Methodist Church
THREE SIMPLE RULES FOR CHRISTIAN LIVING:
1. Do No Harm
2. Do Good Always
3. Stay In Love With God

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Check out the online face of our church - browse the calendar of activities, find a Sunday School class, learn about our United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men, discover what the Food Pantry Ministry is doing....but don't let that be the end of it. Visit in person and see what being a part of God's family is really about.


Church Calendar

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THE LATEST CHURCH NEWS

Trunk N' Treat

Pumpkin KIDS NIGHT OUT
Friday, October 31st beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Want your children to have a safe and not–so–scary alternative to going door–to–door on Halloween? Bring them to New Hope United Methodist Church and they will have lots of fun & get FREE treats.

Trunk N' Treat will begin with a free hot dog and potato chip supper followed by Trunk or Treat in the parking lot. Please, no scary costumes.

Parents, Grandparents & Neighbors get ready to have fun. Dress up if you’d like, grab a chair, and come on down to New Hope United Methodist Church — hand out treats to the neighborhood children, from the trunk of your car or back of your truck (decorations optional). Bring your camera! HERE'S THE FLYER >>
READ ABOUT WHERE TO PARK & WHAT TO BRING >>


Advent

Advent Wreath

Advent is a season of the church year during which we prepare our hearts for Christ’s coming. Advent marks the beginning of the church year. It is a season of four weeks including four Sundays which begins on the fourth Sunday prior to Christmas Day, or the Sunday which falls closest to November 30, and lasts through Christmas Eve, or December 24.

Advent derives from the Latin adventus, which means “coming.” The season proclaims the coming of the Christ–whose birth we prepare to celebrate once again, who comes continually in Word and Spirit, and whose return in final victory we anticipate. Each year Advent calls the community of faith to prepare for these comings.

Each Sunday of Advent has its distinctive theme:
  • Christ’s coming in final victory (First Sunday);
  • John the Baptist (Second and Third Sundays); and
  • The events immediately preceding the birth of Jesus Christ (Fourth Sunday).
One of the primary symbols of the season has become the Advent Wreath. The wreath itself is a symbol of life without end. The lighting of a candle each week marks our journey through the four weeks of Advent. Five candles are placed on the wreath:
  • First Sunday in Advent – First candle is purple and represents Expectation/Love;
  • Second Sunday in Advent – Second candle is purple and represents Hope;
  • Third Sunday in Advent – Third candle is pink or rose and represents Joy;
  • Fourth Sunday in Advent – Fourth candle is purple and represents Purity/Peace;
  • Christmas Eve or Christmas Day – the center Christ Candle is white and represents Jesus as the “Light of the world,” or the Epiphany, God on Earth.


Mozart Adevu's June Missionary Letter & Newsletter


WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Flame & Cross
Worship Service
10:00 a.m. Sunday
in the Sanctuary

Holy Communion
first Sunday of each month

Sunday School
for all ages, 9:00 a.m. every Sunday.

Lectionary Readings
For 2014



Look Up Bible Verses


Following is an online version of The 2012 BOOK of DISCIPLINE from Abingdon Press. The Discipline constitutes the law and doctrine of the United Methodist Church.

•The Book Of Discipline Of The United Methodist Church-2012. Part 1 covers the Table of Contents through ¶442.

•The Book Of Discipline Of The United Methodist Church-2012. Part 2 covers the Table of Contents and ¶501 through ¶2719.

•The Book Of Discipline Of The United Methodist Church-2012. Part 3 covers the Index.

CHURCH ACTIVITIES

Church Choir Rehearsal
6:00 p.m. Every Wednesday
in the Sanctuary

United Methodist Women
7:00 p.m. The Monday after the first Sunday in the Fellowship Hall

Administrative Council
7:00 p.m. The Monday after the second Sunday in the Fellowship Hall

United Methodist Men
8:00 a.m. The last Saturday of each month in the Fellowship Hall

Wow, Look What’s Going On
At New Hope UMC

United Methodist Worship blog
This is the place to ask questions, post ideas, and at least begin some conversations about worship in all its forms across the United Methodist connection and beyond. At least one new article or conversation will be started each week. And you can become a blog author at this site.

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Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ who will be in service to the needs of people in the
community of New Hope and beyond.
   Enter to worship – – Depart to serve.

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This page was last updated Tuesday, October 28, 2014.