HOPE FAMILY COVENANT RENEWAL

12/2 THRU ADVENT


As we enter this SEASON of ADVENT we are reminded it's time review and renew our HOPE FAMILY COVENANT.


Starting Sunday December 2nd – the Covenant Document will be at the Church Altar for your signature.


Renewal of membership takes place by your prayerful consideration of the principles of the agreement and the inscribing your signature to the document.


POINSETTIA SALE

CHRISTMAS EVE chancel area 

NOW - DEC 9th 

$7 per plant


Every Christmas season we grace our chancel area with poinsettia plants purchased by you, our congregants. 

We are currently taking orders thru Dec. 9th for these poinsettias.  They may be taken home after the 9pm Christmas Eve service.


You can download the order form below or pick one up on the WELCOME TABLE.  Cash and checks accepted and deliverable to office desk. 

Please make checks payable to: Hope Lutheran Church.

NEW PHOTO RELEASE FORM TO SIGN!

 

WANNA SHOW FOLKS HOW MUCH YOU ENJOY PARTICIPATING AT HOPE? 

 

Then please join us in signing our newly implemented Photo Release form.

 

Our intent is to have your permission to take/publish photos of events you and your family may be involved in here at our Church!
 

The release is available below for DOWNLOAD, as well as, in Church. They will be available at Welcome Desk, in the Sunday School classrooms, and in the bulletins. 

 

Please fill them out and return them to the office.  If you do NOT wish to have your photos shared on social media or our website, please return a form NOT signed and just put your family name on it so we can be sure to respect your wishes.

 

We are looking for volunteers to set up a Long Range Planning Committee.  Contact Cheryl or Debbie Unger if you are willing to help!

The Manor Worship Service

SUN 12/16

2pm

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


689 W Main St. Freehold NJ

In front of CentraState Hospital

WISDOM CLUB Holiday Lunch

Park Nine Diner

THU 12/13

11:30am


The Wisdom Club will be gathering on Thursday Dec 13th for a holiday lunch feast.  We are meeting at the church at 11:30am then carpooling to the Park Nine Diner for food, fellowship & fun!


THE WOMEN OF HOPE Giving Tree

Now- Dec

Please return cards to the church by Dec 9th

The Narthex

 

It is the time of year when we think about our blessings and how we can use them to serve God and help others.

 

The Women of Hope Giving Tree will be on display in the church narthex, the latter part of November & early December, as an opportunity for us to spread our blessings.

 

Choose an ornament from the tree, and make a donation of the gift card(s) or monetary donation indicated on the ornament.  Gift cards and donations should be returned (with their ornament) to the church office no later than Dec. 9th

 

THANK YOU HOPE FAMILY Volunteers! 

Thank You to those who joined  us as we kicked off our Christmas Season with our Annual HOPE Family Christmas and Church Decorating Party.  

 

We had a great time as we gathered to dine and decorate HOPE for this special season.   Much gratitiude to  our volunteers who brought food and beverages and donated their time to beautify our church!

 

TOYS for TOTS Toy Drive

thru Friday Nov 30th

 

Any NEW, unwrapped toys are appreciated for those in need!

 

WEEKLY

GENTLE YOGA

Tuesdays

7PM

Narthax

YOGA is a great way to strengthen & relax the body, increase flexibily & balance, and calm your soul 

JUNIOR CHOIR

 

Do you have a child that LOVES to SING? ENJOYS hanging out with their CHURCH FRIENDS? Perhaps our new JUNIOR CHOIR will be the perfect fit for them! 


We meet on Wednesdays...

Praise Songs will serve as our warm up from 6:30-7 and at 7, we will spend a half an hour learning sheet music/anthems for upcoming church services.


On hiatus during summer 

ADULT CHOIR

Thursdays

7:30pm

We believe that congregational song is an important element of worship.  The choir enjoys being together in fellowship and leading the church in song.  Join us as we lift our voices in service! 

 

 

HOPE Adult Choir rehearsals have resumed!

All are invited to join

We are looking to expand the size of our choir and you need not have vocal experience  or choral background to join... just a willingness to have fun and lift your voice in song!

MOMMY & ME

Wednesdays

9:15-10:15am

Classes begin 10/3

Mommy and Me is a fun & educational 1 hour class for children aged 1-2yrs.  In this parent & child participation workshop, we begin with a story followed up with  seasonal activities, crafts and a snack. 


Offered by Hope Christian School, this 10 week program is not just for "Mommys" but can be attended by a daddy, grandparent, nanny etc.


10 Sessions - $100

 (classes are pro-rated if you join after the first week) or $10 per class


Hope Christian School 

THIS EVENT IS ONLY FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED AT HCS!

crafts . snacks . story time . music . book fair

 

10/18 & 10/19  

9:15am-11:15am

 

Are you a GRANDPARENT of a student at HCS?

 

If so, join us for Grandparents' Day on either
Oct 18th or 19th for a morning of FUN! 

 

If you have any questions about which day your grandchild is attending Grandparents' Day, please check with their teacher.