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We had such a wonderful week at New Hope! We had our vacation bible school this week. The theme for our VBS was “Hometown Nazareth: Where Jesus was a kid”. We had a wonderful turnout all week ranging from 24-30 kids attending nightly. We had fun and games, celebration time, Mary’s house where she would tell the children stories about Jesus and a market place where the children would do arts and crafts and snacks. The kids learned bible versus and songs teaching us about the chosen Jesus, who came to earth and was “God with us”. Thursday night we had family night. We ate pizzas and had a pool party at the Ava swimming pool. Friday night we had five children get baptized and throughout the week we had several dedicate themselves to be a friend of Jesus.
Sunday morning we started out by praising God for the wonderful VBS. He allowed us to have and brought forth our requests for prayer. We had twenty-three people attend morning service. Our Sunday school lesson was over Luke 12:1-32. Our morning message was delivered by Bro. Scott from exodus 3:10-11, “Northing is impossible with God”.
Our evening service we had twenty-nine attend. We had several visitors and hope to see them again soon. Bro. Scott brought forth God’s word from John 6:60-70, “The bread of life”. It was a wonderful message, there truly is no high like the Most High! Our church wanted to thank some very special people and businesses for helping our VBS be successful. We praise God for their generosity, time devoted and anything they contributed such as prayers and well-wishes. We are so blessed to be part of such a wonderful community whose businesses and individuals support our local churches and church programs. So may God bless you richly and we appreciate it.
Our service times are Tuesday morning, women’s prayer group at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday night Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Sunday school at 10:00 a.m,. morning worship at 11:00 a.m. and evening worship at 7:00 p.m. Isaiah 43:5 “Fear not, for I am with thee . . .”