Sunday, February 1, 2015 - New Hope Assembly of God

Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
Adult Bible Classes
Infusion (9th - 12th grades)
Ignite (6th - 8th grades)
Foundations & Transition (5th grade)
New Hope Kids (Kindergarten - 4th grades)
Square Roots (Preschool program)
Worship & Graded Children’s Churches
Sunday School
Evening Worship Service
Nursery available during all scheduled services
8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
9:15 a.m.
6:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
James L. Weaver
Jeff Hill
Brian Smith
Elizabeth Weaver
Zach Hill
Gary Walter
Tammy Blaede
Brett Hendrickson
Cortney Ostrander
Austin Weaver
Luke Spangrud
Donald Hawkins
Office Manager
Sunday, February 1, 2015
“Children of Darkness”
Pastor James Weaver
To Our Visitors - WELCOME! We are very happy you have come to worship
with us today. We invite you to stop by the Welcome Center in the foyer to pick
up a Visitor Brochure that will help acquaint you with New Hope. Visitor cards
are available in the pew rack if you would like to leave a record of your visit. If
ever we can serve you, please let us know. Thank you & may God bless you.
Parents - Please stop by the table in front of the Early Childhood Area and
check the lost and found to reclaim any misplaced belongings.
to understand each other, February 11, Room 224, 6:30 p.m. Come join us as
Dallas & Tori Bagley share.
The Story - There are a few speaking parts available for The Story, our Easter
musical, that will be presented April 3 & 5. If interested please sign up at the
Events Center.
Water Baptism will be Sunday, February 15 in the evening service. If you
would like to be baptized, sign up at the Events Center. If you have children
who want to be baptized, please contact Pastor Cortney.
Youth For Christ Comedy Café featuring comedian Taylor Mason, Friday,
February 27, 7:30 p.m., Des Moines Christian School. Enjoy a night of comedy
and desserts while learning how God is using YFC, how to get involved, and
an opportunity to give. Adults only please. To reserve your free seat, please
Men’s Breakfast - Saturday, February 21, 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. Our speaker will be
Cia Hojati. Please sign up at the Events Center or online.
There is a Nursing Mothers Room available in Room 140 next to the first floor
women’s restroom.
Annual BGMC Super Bowl Missions Offering - Our kids will be coming
through the Sanctuary today during both morning services to collect all the
change, dollars, or checks you have been saving. Thank you for supporting our
children’s missions program.
If you are new to the church and haven’t had an opportunity to get acquainted
with Pastor Weaver, you are invited to join him on the west end of the foyer
during Sunday School for an informal time of refreshments and sharing.
Annual Church Business Meeting - Today at 2:00 p.m. Voting members will
elect two deacons for a three-year term. The candidates are, in alphabetical
order: Jared Acheson, Daniel Murtha, Harley Northway, and Gail Palmer.
Everyone is welcome to attend. There will be no evening service.
No Orchestra rehearsal today.
Celebrate Recovery will meet tonight at 6:00 in the Student Campus
Rainbows, the Sunday night Noah’s Ark Club for preschoolers, is looking
forward to meeting again next Sunday, February 8 at 6:00.
Ladies of New Hope are invited to a come and go Bridal Shower Brunch for
Meryn Garvey (Pastor Zach’s fiancé) on Saturday, February 7 from 10:00 a.m.
to 1:00 p.m. in the Student Campus Chapel. She is registered at Kohl’s,
Target, and Bed Bath & Beyond.
New Hope Children’s Choir (K-5th grade) will begin rehearsals for a musical to
be presented on Sunday night, May 3. Practices will be held on Sundays from
5:00-5:45 p.m. in Room 230 beginning March 1. Questions? Contact Julie
Hendrickson or Erica Lippincott.
RAGBRAI Team Impact is a Christ centered bicycle club planning for our 31st
Ride. An information meeting will be on Monday, February 2, at 7:00 p.m. at
First Assembly of God, 2725 Merle Hay Rd. For additional information you can
go to Questions? Contact Jerry Saathoff.
Speed The Light Garage Sale will be June 18-20. Please save the date!
Ladies’ Bible Study - Mondays at 1:00 p.m. in New Hope Java. They are
studying the book of Philippians.
Men’s Prayer for Our Nation - Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary.
Ladies’ Prayer & Share - Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in New Hope Java.
COMING SOON (continued)
GriefShare will start Sunday, March 1, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in Room 212. Please
sign up at the Events Center. Questions? Contact Karen Henderson or Julie
Meals From the Heartland - Come and help package food that will be sent to
hungry people around the world. Middle School & High School will package
on Wednesday, March 4; All-church packaging on Thursday, March 5. More
details to come.
Men’s Fishing Trip - Grand Rapids, MN, September 12-19, 2015. Total
estimated cost is $375. To sign up, give your $100 non-refundable deposit to
Bill Dane or Terry Williams by next Sunday, February 8. Make checks to
New Hope. Questions? Contact Bill or Terry.
New Hope Recreational Volleyball League - Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
New Hope Competitive Volleyball League - Thursday at 6:40 p.m.
Connect (ages 18-23) - Thursday at 7:00 p.m., Student Campus Auditorium.
Ladies’ Friday Morning Discipleship Class - To Live is Christ: The Life and
Ministry of Paul by Beth Moore at 10:00 a.m. in Room 212, facilitated by
Barbara Smalley.
Alaska Cruise - On Friday, February 6 at 6:00 p.m. there will be a Soup Dinner
for everyone going on the Alaska Cruise in June. Please bring a side dish or
dessert to share.
Parenting Classes will resume next Sunday, February 8 at 6:00 p.m. in Room
230. The topic will be Developmental Considerations - Morality Formation.
Nursery and preschool children can be checked in at the Early Childhood Area.
Bring elementary aged children to class with you. We will provide child care
from there.
Israel Trip Meeting - Everyone going to Israel, please meet in New Hope Java
at 4:30 p.m. next Sunday, February 8 and the following Sunday, February 15.
Book Buddies are reading The Discovery Saga Collection, A 6-Part Series
from Lancaster County by Wanda Brunstetter. We will meet Monday,
February 9, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in New Hope Java for our discussion. Please
join this fun group. Questions? Contact LindaLee Lovelace.
Food Pantry Sunday - February 22. Remember our friends and neighbors in
need and bless them with your donation of non-perishable food and personal
care items.
Men and women are very different! The Wednesday Women’s Discipleship
class would like to invite you, men and women, to Men are Like Waffles/
Women are Like Spaghetti, from Bill Farrel’s book, as we find out how better
Youth Super Bowl Parties - Today at 5:00 p.m. Middle School will meet in
the Student Campus Chapel and High School will meet in the Student
Campus Auditorium. Bring $5 for food and drink.
Fine Arts Festival for all youth is Saturday, April 11. Pick up a registration
form at the Events Center or this Wednesday night. Deadline to register is
Sunday, March 1. For more information, see a youth pastor or go to