To request special prayers or to alert the church about the passing of a family member, please contact the church office at 616-452-4278.
Join us on Wednesdays at Noon or 6:30 p.m.  First String is held for the children at 6:30 p.m.


The adult class is studying: “The Misunderstood God,” A study of the person and work of the Holy Spirit.

New Hope has an open position for Church Office and Facilities Administrator. Please refer to the attached job description. Send application and resume to

Job Description 


Employment Application

The Fall Elective Series has begun.  It is not too late to sign up.  Registration forms are on the welcome stations in the Narthex.  The class schedule is as follows:


Armor of God

Mon. Eve. (off-site)–Facilitators – Marsha Love and Cheryl Henry

Wed. Noon – Facilitator – Robbie McCollum

Wed. Eve. – Facilitator – Kathy Curry


Detours – Wed. Noon and Eve. – Facilitator – Pastor Earle


The Me I Want to Be – Wed. Eve. – Facilitator – Rev. Mitchell Robertson


Simplify – Wed. Eve. – Facilitators – Samaria Reedy and Emmanuel Armstrong

The Deacons are looking for volunteers to help pack Thanksgiving boxes on Mon., Nov. 20, from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Volunteers are also needed on Tues., Nov. 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. to distribute the baskets.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the office at 616-452-4278 or sign up in the Narthex today after service.  The Deacons have set a goal to give away 200 baskets this year.  A donation of $30 will provide a meal for a family.
The theme for the Youth and Children’s Ministry for the month of November is “Gratitude.”  Our Memory Verse: “Give thanks no matter what happens.  God wants you to thank Him because you believe in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18, NIrV.
On Sun., Nov. 19, immediately after morning worship.  The Youth & Children’s Ministry will do a community service project by assisting Kids Food Basket with making sack lunches or preparing trail mix.  Stay tuned for more information.
Please note that we will not have our 3C Cafe’ (Coffee, Cupcakes & Christ) in  the month of Nov.  We will meet in Dec., dates forthcoming.
Attention all College students.  Save the date – Mon., Nov. 20 we will have our “PART 2” FUN NIGHT. Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., at New Hope Baptist Church.  Stay tuned for more information.


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; and (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