March 29, 2015 - New Hope Assembly of God

Iowa Home Missions Project
Today we receive an offering to help Iowa Ministry
Network Sunstream Retreat Center complete several
projects. Projects include:
Permanent Rock Wall
Giant Swing (2 person)
Jumping Pillow
Black Light Bouldering Wall
Gaga Pit
Permanent 9 Square In The Air
Portable Rock Wall
Funnel Ball
Low ropes & Obstacle Course
Blacksmith shop (forge & blower)
Archery Range & Equipment
Air Soft Rifle Range
Disc Golf Course Tees & Signage
Geocache Gear
Mattress Covers
Motel Needs (blinds, linens, lighting, etc)
Property Signage
6-10 Loads of Gravel
10 Picnic Tables
Rebuild & Install Commercial Washers/Dryers
A camp can pay for itself if it doesn’t have to build itself.
“Jesus Wept”
Pastor Jeff Hill
Sunday, March 29, 2015
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.
Our church family has several members who are active in the Gideon ministry.
If you are interested in serving the Lord through the distribution of His Word,
please contact Steve Aljets or Bill Dane for an application. The Gideon ministry
is open to men and their wives.
Men’s Breakfast - Saturday, April 11, 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. in the Student Campus
Chapel. Gary Walter will be sharing about his trip to Israel. 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.
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.
Orchestra & Choir will rehearse today in preparation for the Easter musical.
The Orchestra will meet at 4:00 and the Choir will join them at 4:15.
Celebrate Recovery is happy to announce that our nursery will be open for
ages 0-4½ on April 12. We are also looking for three teams of 2 to cook
simple meals 1 week a month. Another piece of the puzzle still missing is 3
assistants for our Celebration Station for children ages 5-11. Be a blessing
by serving! If interested, call Di Jaehnel, Daniel Murtha, or the church office.
Men’s softball starts the week of April 13th, Monday nights, double headers.
Sign up online or at the Events Center. Questions? Contact Daniel Murtha.
Celebrate Recovery will begin with a meal at 5:00 p.m. in the Student
Campus. Suggested donation $3/person to cover our costs.
Co-ed Softball - We need someone to organize the co-ed softball team this
year. Grace Church will be hosting the league. Deadline for getting a team
entered is Friday, April 17. Games will be played at Grace on Tuesday and
Thursday evenings, each team playing one night a week. The season will
begin May 5 and run at least until the end of July. Sign up online or at the
Events Center. Call the church office if you’d like to organize the team.
GriefShare - Tonight from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Room 212. Questions? Contact
Karen Henderson or Julie Hendrickson.
Copies of Pastor Hawkins’ booklet, Let’s Praise the Lord, are available at the
Events Center. We are suggesting a $2 donation to cover the cost of printing.
Prims, for first grade girls, will meet tonight at 6:00 in Room 221.
New Hope Blessing Garden - Are you interested in being part of a team that
will plant, care for, and harvest vegetables for the needy? Please contact Julie
Marks if you would like to help.
New Hope Children’s Choir (K-5th grade) rehearsal today from 5:00-5:45 p.m.
in Room 230. Questions? Contact Julie Hendrickson or Erica Lippincott.
Rainbows, the Sunday night Noah’s Ark Club for preschoolers, will meet tonight
at 6:00.
Welcome baby Olivia Paisley! She was born on Friday, March 20 to Adam &
Britni Ventling and family. She weighed 9 pounds 9 ounces and was 20½
inches long. Grandparents are Terry & Wanda Ventling. May God’s blessing
and love be on Olivia and her family.
Thanks to our awesome church family and pastors for the prayers, food, and
support during Donnie’s surgery. God truly worked through your prayers. –
Donnie & Nancy Acheson
Last Sunday we received 71 breakfast casseroles to help the Salvation Army
feed the homeless in Des Moines. Thank you to everyone who helped with
this ministry.
SUMMER SCHEDULE CHANGES! Kids Camp was scheduled for June 8-12,
however Illinois Kids Camp has changed these dates to June 15-19. We are
so sorry for any inconvenience this might cause with summer plans. Please
see Pastor Cortney with any questions or concerns. Camp registrations are
available TODAY at the Events Center and are due no later than April 26.
Cost is $204. Scholarships are available until the April 26 deadline. If your child
is in need of a partial scholarship please contact Pastor Cortney. Because of
the Kids Camp date change, the Speed The Light Garage Sale setup and
sale is now scheduled for June 6-13.
For those who have an interest in going on a Mission trip to Africa in late May,
2016, there will be a brief informational meeting on Sunday, April 12 at 5:00
p.m. in Room 212. We will be partnering with Children’s Cup, the ministry that
Jim & Kandee Brock are now a part of. Questions? Contact Pastor Austin.
Ladies’ Bible Study - Join us in a relaxed and informal atmosphere as we
study God’s Word and how it relates to our lives today. Monday at 1:00 p.m. in
New Hope Java.
Men’s Prayer for Our Nation - Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary.
Ladies’ Prayer & Share - Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in New Hope Java.
Bring your two-year-olds and preschoolers to join SquareRoots for an Easter
Eggstravaganza! We will celebrate Easter on Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m.
as we learn what Jesus did so He could be our friend forever. Easter Egg Hunt
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.
THE STORY - Easter musical presented by New Hope Sanctuary Choir &
Orchestra, Friday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Book Buddies are reading The Unfinished Gift by Dan Walsh. We will meet on
Monday, April 13 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in New Hope Java for our discussion.
Feel free to join us. Questions? Contact LindaLee Lovelace.
Women’s Wednesday Night Discipleship Class will be starting a 5-session
study with Priscilla Shirer entitled, Breathe, on April 15. Workbooks are $10.
Sign up online or at the Events Center. Questions? Contact Susie Nelson.
Women’s Ministry Event - Thursday, April 16, arrive at the Student Campus
at 9:00 a.m. to go to the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum on Camp Dodge.
We’ll eat at the Bistro on the DMACC Ankeny campus. Deadline to sign up is
Sunday, April 5. Cost is $15 which includes lunch. Questions? Contact Peggy
Men’s Cookout - Saturday, April 18, 5:00 p.m. at the home of Steve Aljets.
Bring your own meat & beverage, a side dish to share, and a camping chair.
Invite a friend. Sign up online or at the Events Center. Maps available at the
Events Center. Questions? Contact Bill Dane.
Missions Banquet - Friday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. at Baratta’s Forte, 615 3rd
Street, DSM. Our guest speaker will be Ron Maddux. Tickets are $15 each or
2 for $25. The menu will be: Greek Salad, Chicken Amaggio, Vegetable
Lasagna, Roast Beef, Potato Croquette, Green Beans Almandine, Bread/
Rolls, Water, Tea, & Coffee. Purchase your tickets at the Events Center.
Elevate, our high school discipleship class, will meet tonight at 6:00 in the
Student Campus Fellowship Hall B.
Haiti Mission Team Pancake Lunch - Sunday, April 12, starting at
11:00 a.m. All proceeds will go to the Haiti Mission Trip.
Evangel University visit for all juniors & seniors April 16-17. See Pastor
Brian if you are considering going. Cost is $15 plus meals. Deadline to
sign up with Pastor Brian is this Wednesday, April 1.
Collide Middle School Retreat - May 2 & 3. Registration forms are
available at the Events Center. Cost is $63, forms and payment due
April 19. Questions? Contact Pastor Zach.
Summer Camp is almost here! Don’t miss one of the greatest weeks of
your life!
 Middle School - July 6-10
 High School - July 20-24.
Registration form and payment are due Sunday, May 17. Forms available at
the Events Center.