News & Announcements
Thank you for the wonderful love offering, I truly appreciate it---Pastor Linny
It is with deep appreciation that I simply say thank you, to one and all for your generous Christmas gift. I am prayerfully looking for "something special" to use in my ministry. This gift will be a constant reminder of the beauty of this Hope family and the love of Christ that has been extended from your hearts to mine. I am truly blessed to serve this congregation. Peace of Christ! Pastor Terri
Thank you to all the members of Hope UMC, who together, gave me a wonderful Christmas present. ---Yvonne Welsh
Thank you to the Congregation for the generous Christmas gift--–Beverly Zeitz
Adult Bible Study: Tuesdays @ 7:00pm with Pastor Terri
(Tuesday class will resume on January 15th)
Our new book is “The Way to Heaven” The Gospel According to John Wesley.
Thursdays @ 10:00am with Pastor Linny
(Thursday class will resume on January 10th)
Trustees Meeting--- Tuesday, January 8th @ 7:00pm
Volunteers are needed Wednesday, January 9th to help fulfill the obligation of the Hope United Methodist Church in unloading the free pantry truck at the Trinity Methodist Church. The food pantry is supported by Area Methodist Churches. Cars will be leaving our parking lot at 9:30am on Wednesday and returning near noon. See Brett, Larry, or Vic for more info
UMM – Meeting Saturday, January 26th @ 8:30am
The Joliet Cluster is continuing to support the Ridgewood United Community Food Pantry, an outreach of Trinity United Methodist Church. Continued donations of Toilet Paper, Diapers, and Feminine Products (January donation – Cereal) would be greatly appreciated. Please place them in the blue bin in the narthex. Donations of money are always welcome to help in the purchase of other food items.
At Hope UMC we have 2 active prayer chains: one on which we are connected by the internet and another one for those without internet access who wish to participate in this ministry. Each week you will receive a message containing the Joys and Concerns from the Sunday worship and any special requests that arise during the week. If you are so led, we ask that you offer prayers for these individuals and situations. Please contact Pastor Linny or the church office if you have questions or wish to be included on one of the lists.
If you wish to place flowers --on the altar in honor or memory of a loved one, please contact the secretary in the church office to arrange the date and the dedication for the bulletin. You may also make a donation in honor or memory of a loved one in lieu of flowers. Please bring flowers 15 minutes prior to worship.