Praying for an Hour

Pastor’s Word Ever year since we moved into our current facility on Chocksett Road we have help a prayer vigil as a part of our Holy Week activities. Each year we have fully staffed the one-hour prayer slots from 9 PM Thursday night, 3/29 until 3 PM on Good Friday 3/30 (the traditional hours Jesus left the Upper...

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Why Would I Do That?

Pastor’s Word Last’s weeks note highlighted that we have created a whole new Saturday evening service Easter weekend just so that we have the time to do baptisms as a part of our Resurrection celebrations. For some of you it might create the question: “Why would I want to get baptized?” Or for others,...

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Easter at Hope

Pastor’s Word Since Easter, which is April 1, is the time of the year when your friends who don’t have a meaningful walk with God are most open to accepting an invitation to Church, I will use my column to give an overview off our Easter Weekend experiences. The first is...

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It’s Been Too Long

Pastor’s Word It feels like forever. Due to our project in Rwanda and then a wedding in Virginia, I haven’t been able to worship with the Hope family for more than a month. I really have missed my connection to a Body whose heart beat is for you and your...

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Retreat Wrap-up : Good Rain ’18

Day 2 & 3 of the Marriage Conference: Rated PG-13 🙂   Hello everyone, Shane here. Wow, what a great last two days of our Marriage Conference. Yesterday morning began with a teaching session from David and Lucy on “Communication in Marriage.” They did a fantastic job. They walked through...

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