Preschool children through high school seniors can attend this fun filled Bible program.  There will be games, fun and biblical teaching to inspire everyone to excel in everything they do.  Sign-up today in the Narthex.  VBS will be held Mon., Jul. 31 – Fri., Aug. 4; Registration and Meal – 6-6:30 p.m., Program – 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Volunteers are needed for hospitality, decorations, and registration.  Please contact Ukinya Hunter in the church office.


Have you been unable to finish your New Member Orientation?  If so, get caught up by attending the New Member’s class on Sat. morning Aug. 12:


Class 101 8:00, Class 201 9:00, Class 301 10:00. Class 401 11:00


If you are late, by more than 20 minutes, you will need to repeat the class.  If you have any questions, please contact Annette McMillian at (616) 452-4278.

All college students are invited to attend the College Get Together on Fri., Jul. 28 from 7-10:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. There will be food, games and fun!  For more information please contact the church office.


Saturday, July 22, 2017
10 a.m. – 12 noon

500 James Street  SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49503

New Hope: Faith and Wellness  points will be received for your attendance while you learn about how to promote your health and wellness against the “Zika Virus” at this free event. A light nutritional lunch will be served.  Call 616-459-0151 to register.


New Hope, help PTE celebrate our Wonderful Amazing Youth on 3rd Sundays!  WAY to GO! submission forms must be submitted by the 2nd Sunday to be included in the month’s recognition. Also, please remember to send a picture of the young person.  We are looking to honor NHBC young people in the following areas:

(1) Academic Achievement
(2) Church/Community Involvement
(3) School/Organizational activities
(4) Athletics.

Forms are in the Narthex, or you can download them from the church’s website. Please send any questions or your submissions to