SOCIAL MINISTRIES 

OF OUR CHURCH

GIVE YOUR HANDS TO SERVE AND YOUR HEARTS TO LOVE

Mother Teresa

THE MANOR

WORSHIP SERVICE

HOPE ministers to The Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center once monthly.  Pastor Ed invites members of the church to accompany them and assist in the worship.


Fourth Sunday of each month - 2pm

1:45pm  (if you plan to assist patients to service)


689 W Main St. Freehold NJ

In front of CentraState Hospital


Upcoming Worship Services


SUN  12/17  & 1/28


WEDGWOOD GARDENS

We provide worship service and Holy Communion once a month at Wedgwood Gardens Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility.  All church members welcome to attend and assist in the worship.


First Thursday of each month - 3:30pm

3:15pm  (if you plan to assist patients to service)


3419 US Hwy 9 N, Freehold NJ

                   


Upcoming Worship Services


THU  12/7  & 1/4


OPEN DOOR

HOPE supports the Freehold Area Open Door.  This is a non-profit 501 (c3) interfaith agency that provides a food pantry, emergency funding, after school programming, scholarship funding, and advocacy assistance to those in need.


We collect pantry items weekly at worship service for Open Door

    

39 Throckmorton St.  Freehold NJ


MEALS AT ST. PETERS

HOPE, along with other surrounding churches and organizations,  provide a Friday evening "Community Meal" for hungry neighbors of St. Peter's Episcopal church in Freehold Boro.


Four times a year HOPE provides 100 -200 meals for these events.  Menus are planned, food prepared, and meals delivered to St. Peter's for the 5:30 PM serving.  About 20 volunteers are needed to help make the meal run smoothly.


These meal nights take a great deal of organization and assistance but are a great opportunity to work beside your church friends for a rewarding & worthy effort .


St. Peter's Church
33 Throckmorton St.  Freehold, NJ

Dates we are hosting St. Peter's meals:


Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018


EMERGENCY HOUSING ADVOCACY PROGRAM

No one should be left out in the cold.

During the winter months from December 1 through March 31, Hope Lutheran Church participates in the Freehold Clergy Association Emergency Housing Advocacy Program


This program provides homeless men a hot meal and a warm place to sleep. Volunteers in our congregation host the men at HOPE, while others sign up to prepare meals or serve as drivers.


HOPE hosts on Friday evenings, with other area churches hosting different nights of the week.


Please contact Andrew or Zinke McGeady for more  program information  732-363-8520 


Friday Nights  - 6:30pm

Hope Lutheran Church


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

The Emergency Housing Program is resuming December 1st.


Volunteers are needed to provide meals, be greeters and host our guests at HOPE, or drive and transport men between Saint Peter’s and Hope.


Please contact the McGeady Family for information.


THE HOPE CENTER

The Counseling Center for Human Development


Dedicated to the healing of people.  

The Counseling Center for Human Development is an association of non-profit, interfaith and interdisciplinary counseling centers. 


We provide confidential and compassionate counseling, workshops,  and psychotherapeutic services  through highly trained and licensed professionals.


HOPE Lutheran provides an on-site office. 


If you are in need of child, adolescent, family therapy, marriage counseling, addiction & substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling and more we are here to help.   


Therapists are  available by appointment only.

Please call to schedule  908-276-0590


BOSNIA International Service Travel Team

This is a ministry of the New Jersey Synod, ELCA, striving to build peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina through the wonderful children of this beautiful country.  Each year in June the New Jersey Synod sends a Travel Team to Bosnia-Herzegovina


Travel team members are the hands and feet of the ministry during the trip.  They lead the camp programs. They visit site and cities around the country.  They work, live, eat and drink, walk ride, play, pray, sing and dance with the beautiful people of Bosnia-Herzegovina.  Lucky them!  It is hard, challenging wonderful , life-changing work.

Bosnia International Servant Trip

June 16-27, 2018

For ages 16 and up -  must be 16 by June 16th


Trip registration $1,500 plus + airfare

$1,500 Synod Scholarships now available

(Apply NOW to secure your scholarship- Deadline Dec 3rd)


Hope Travel Team Leader –

Nicole Seitz 732-614-3328