Sunday, May 10, 2015 - New Hope Assembly of God
“Honor Your Mother”
Pastor James Weaver
Sunday, May 10, 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.
We are looking for several awesome people to help with our elementaryaged small groups during the months of June & July. Several of our
regular teachers are taking a well deserved break during these months and we
need a few parents, grandparents, college students, etc., to fill in for some or
all of these Wednesdays. If you can cover any dates during these months,
please contact Pastor Cortney ASAP.
The Great BGMC Lemonade Stand-tacular for K-5th graders and their
families - On Saturday, June 6 we are going to all join together to set up our
own lemonade stands in our neighborhoods and raise money to help
missionaries all over the world through BGMC. All you have to do is sign up at, gather your supplies, and get the word out. The time,
cost, and advertising are up to you and can be as simple or as creative as
you’d like. Let’s raise some change to change the world! Questions? Contact
Pastor Cortney at [email protected]
Food Pantry Sunday - June 7. Remember our friends & neighbors in need and
bless them with your donation of non-perishable food and personal care items.
Speed The Light Garage Sale - Donations accepted June 7-9. Sale runs June
11-13. Sign up at the Events Center to help set up, clean up, organize, or
work at the sale. Many hands make light work! All proceeds go to support our
The Urbandale 4th of July Parade is quickly approaching! We are looking for
people who want to be involved in design & construction, or leading a team
which includes: candy distribution, security, handouts, etc. If interested, please
come to a meeting on Sunday, May 17 at 5:00 p.m. in Room 212.
Check out our updated website:
Pizza & Christian Movie Night for 5th Graders - Friday, May 15 at Cozy
Café in Johnston (by Wynnsong Theater). Parents, drop your children off
between 5:30 & 6:00 p.m. and pick them up at 8:00.
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.
Celebrate Recovery will begin with a meal at 5:00 p.m. in the Student
Campus. Suggested donation $3/person to cover our costs.
Senior Recognition - Tonight at 6:00. The New Hope family is invited to a
reception in the Student Campus Auditorium following the service.
Rainbows, the Noah’s Ark Club for preschoolers, will meet tonight at 6:00. We
will NOT meet next week, May 17.
Prims, for first grade girls, will meet tonight at 6:00 in Room 221.
Congratulations to Christian Evers who was chosen #1 overall draft pick in the
USHL by the Lincoln Stars.
The church family is invited to the marriage ceremony of Pastor Zach Hill &
Meryn Garvey on Saturday, May 23 at 4:00 p.m. here at New Hope.
If you would like to become a member of New Hope, please fill out a
membership application located at the Welcome Center or Fresh Start Center.
Give the completed application to one of the pastors and please include a
family picture, if possible (not required). Membership recognition will be held
on Sunday, May 31, in both morning services.
Registration for VBS has begun! All children ages 3 through fifth grade are
invited to join us at Wilderness Escape, where God guides and provides, June
22-25. Choose from two sessions: 9:15-11:00 a.m. or 6:15-8:00 p.m. Early
registration helps us with preparation! Register at the Events Center or online
at under the Events tab.
There will be a meeting next Sunday, May 17 at 5:00 p.m. in Room 230 for
those going on the Alaska Cruise in June.
Celebrate Recovery is looking for someone to head up Celebration Station,
the ministry for children ages 5-11, and three assistants to help with the three
stations. We need another team of two to cook once a month. If you play the
bass and would like to join the CR Band, we need you. We also need
someone to fill in temporarily for the electric guitar player. This entails practice
at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. on Sundays, and playing in the service at
6:00. If interested, call Di Jaehnel, Daniel Murtha, or the church office.
OASIS (Older adult singles) will meet on Friday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m., Student
Campus, Fellowship Hall A. Bring your favorite apple treat (pie, crisp, cake,
bars, or just plain apples) because we will be playing Apples to Apples. There
will be door prizes. Come join us. Questions? Contact Rosemary Beede.
Cloverton in concert next Sunday, May 17, 6:00 p.m. Free will offering.
Women’s Ministry Event - Thursday, May 21, arrive at the Student Campus
at 8:00 a.m. The day will include a tour at the Edna Cuddy Memorial House
and Garden, lunch at the Toot Toot Restaurant, and a stop at the Welcome
Center in Lamoni which includes an Amish and Iowa General Store. TODAY
is the deadline to sign up. Cost is $20. Limit 30. Questions? Contact Peggy
There will be no Sunday School on May 24.
Cruise-In & Cookout - Sunday, May 24, 5:00 p.m. at Lions Park. Bring the
entire family for food & games. If you have a classic vehicle, we would love to
have you bring it. Look for special parking when you arrive. We provide
hamburgers & hot dogs (donation basket will be available) and tableware; you
bring a side or dessert to share, your own drinks, camp chairs, yard games to
play, etc. Please sign up if you would be willing to help with clean-up.
Ladies’ Bible Study - Monday at 1:00 p.m. in New Hope Java.
Men’s Softball - Monday, May 11 at 6:15 & 8:15 p.m. at Campbell Park, Clive.
Book Buddies are reading The Homecoming by Dan Walsh. We will meet on
Monday, May 11 in New Hope Java from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Please join us.
Questions? Contact LindaLee Lovelace.
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.
Play Time - for parents and young children (birth-preschool) on the second and
fourth Tuesdays of each month. We will meet in the Early Childhood Area of
the main building from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. this Tuesday, May 12.
Hoops & Christ Basketball Clinic for grades 6-12, New Hope Gym, May
21 & 22, 4:00-6:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. $20 per session. Sign up at
the Events Center.
INTERCESSORS - Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.
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 next Sunday, May 17. Forms are
available at the Events Center.
Men’s Bible Discussion Group - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. in New Hope Java.
Connect (ages 18-23) - Thursday at 7:00 p.m., Student Campus Auditorium.
Ladies’ Friday Morning Discipleship Class - Children of the Day by Beth
Moore,10:00 a.m. in Room 212. Questions? Contact Jo Northway.