Policies & Requests

When there is an illness…

In addition to the care our members provide each other, our congregational care team wants to be present as needed when there is a serious illness. Please notify the church when this need arrises.

When there is a death…

Family members of New Hope Baptist Church current, active members should call the church immediately when a death occurs. Pastors or deacons will quickly visit the hospital, home or funeral home as needed and offer support. The church administrator will work with the family to plan for an appropriate service of worship.

When you have a prayer request…

Prayer requests can be made through the bulletin insert during Sunday worship, by clicking here or calling the church office at (616) 452-4278. For those marked “pastors only,” these concerns are offered up in prayer at the church’s pastoral team meeting.

When someone is homebound or in a nursing home or other care facility…

Our deacons will visit persons who are homebound or in a care facility. While our pastors are available to visit homebound persons and nursing home residents, due to their extensive schedules, we may suggest those who can benefit from more frequent contacts be assigned to one of our Congregational Care Givers. Communion will be brought to those unable to receive the sacrament in the congregation if they are on our sick & shut in list.

If you have a pastoral need that is not addressed, please click here or call the church office at (616) 452-4278.