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May 10, 2019
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A SAFE COMMUNITY OF FAITH THAT WELCOMES
AND REACHES OUT TO PEOPLE OF ALL AGES,
liberals, conservatives, republicans, democrats, libertarians, foreigners, engineers, musicians,
CULTURES, ECONOMIC STATUSES, RACES,
teachers, refugees, muslims, hindus, jews, atheists, agnostics, people of faith, russians,
SEXUAL ORIENTATIONS, GENDER IDENTITIES, AND
iraqis, americans, gays, bi, pan, queer, doubters, sons, daughters, old, young, women, men,
LIFE EXPERIENCES; TREATING EACH AS WE
rich, poor, broken, abused, fit, fat, ignorant, educated, pierced, tattooed, arrogant, meek, shy,
WISH TO BE TREATED, LOVING EACH OTHER AND
confident, white, black, brown, and olive skinned, laity and clergy, right, wrong, weak, strong ...
GOD IN THE WAY OF JESUS.
THANK YOU

- Senior Recognition Sunday participants and volunteers
- Participants in the New Member Class
- Volunteers and participants of Wednesday's RnR

COFFEE BAR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Coffee Bar is looking for additional volunteers on Sunday mornings. This is a great way to meet people! Volunteer as much or as little as you like. Pick your Sunday, your service and help welcome everyone to Hope! Training is provided. Contact the office at 248-553-7170 or email for more information or to sign up.

PRAYER FAMILIES
- Greg and Linda Strubel
- Kurt and Jean Struckmeyer
- Craig and Sue Swanson
- Andrei and Shannon Taut
- The Taylor Family - Jeff, Robin, Libbey and Paige.

SCRIPTURE
Genesis 2:18-25

18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper as his partner.” 19 So out of the ground the Lord God formed every animal of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name. 20 The man gave names to all cattle, and to the birds of the air, and to every animal of the field; but for the man there was not found a helper as his partner. 21 So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then he took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. 22 And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man. 23 Then the man said,

“This at last is bone of my bones
    and flesh of my flesh;
this one shall be called Woman,
    for out of Man this one was taken.”

24 Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and clings to his wife, and they become one flesh. 25 And the man and his wife were both naked, and were not ashamed.

PRAYER REQUESTS
Do you have a Prayer Request? Click here or visit Hope's website (click on the Welcome tab and then on Prayer Request from the dropdown menu) and fill out the online form to have your request heard.
  • Tuesdays 10:30am @ The Way (Abbey Park) - Everyone
  • Wednesdays 10:00am @ Farmington Hills - Everyone
LGBTQIA PANEL DISCUSSION
Wednesday, May 15th @ 6:30pm

In celebration of Hope’s Reconciled In Christ (RIC) anniversary, we are inviting all members, family, and friends to a LGBTQIA+ Panel Discussion where Hope members share their unique experiences. The topic for this discussion: Identifying as LGBTQIA+ and Faithful Christian. The discussion will be held on Wednesday, May 15th from 6:30-8:00pm in the Family Center as part of Faith Talk.

OFFICE CLOSED
Monday, May 27th

Hope's office will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.
MEMORABILIA PICKUP
Did you have an item - picture, memento, etc. - that was hanging on the wall outside the Sanctuary that you would like back? If so, let us know by calling 248-553-7170.
Monthly Potluck Lunch
May 15th @ 11:30am

Join us for our monthly potluck lunch. Bring a dish to share and enjoy the conversation!
Ladies Gathering
June 7th @ 12:00pm
Please call 248-553-7170 for details
HIGH SCHOOL MISSION TRIP (TO INDIANA)

REGISTER ONLINE
Now through June 7th!


Theme:  UR Here! EPH 3:16

Description:  For this year's mission trip, we are heading to Hobart Indiana. Once there we will be staying at Augastana Lutheran Church and will be serving multiple sites In and around Hobart as well as the possibility of serving on the south side of Chicago at a soup kitchen. 

Hope will also be partnering with two other churches, Augastana LC (IN) and St. Lukes LC (Milwaukee). Both of these churches were at Hope last year.

A mission trip is an opportunity to serve others as Jesus has taught us to. We will be leaving Sunday afternoon, July 7th right after the 11:00am service and we will be returning early afternoon Friday, July 12th.

Age Group:  This trip is for incoming freshman (those finishing 8th grade) through graduating Seniors.

Adult Leaders:  If you're interested in attending as an adult leader, please contact Donnie.

Cost:  Youth $150, Adult Leaders $0

The cost includes everything needed for the week EXCEPT money for food on the drive there and back AND spending money. This is very inexpensive for a mission trip because it is designed, organized, and managed by Donnie Lehmann and the teams from the other churches in attendance. 

Transportation:  Included in cost


REGISTER ONLINE now through June 7th
LEADERSHIP LAB
July 22nd-27th, 2019

Description:  Leadership Lab is a week long camp embracing leadership, wrestling with ones faith, building friendships that will last a lifetime, and a ton of fun! Please note that there are two registrations for Leadership Lab, one for Hope which is for transportation and one for the event itself.

Hope Registration - this is for transportation

Event Registration - this is for the event itself

Age Group:  It is open to youth who are finished with 8th grade through graduation of high school, young adults (three year program), and adults (two year program). 
 

For more information or to register for the event, please go to: http://leadershiplab.net

To register for transportation, please go to: https://mihopechurch.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/240408


Questions? Email Donnie

CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILY eNEWS

SIGN UP HERE

ALL ABOUT CHILDREN FOOD DRIVE
May 6th - May 15th
Volunteers Needed

MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTER

If you have a little time and can fill one (or more) open food drive shifts at Busch's in Farmington Hills, C.A.R.E.S. in Farmington Hills would appreciate your support! READ MORE

SPECIAL COLLECTION

In preparation for service projects that will be a part of our “Detroit Three Day Service Adventure” that will be held on June 28-30, 2019, each month we will be collecting different items. For April, we will be collecting:

multipacks of combs, washcloths, and bar soap

All items collected will be included in our "Bags of Hope" to give to those in need.

If you are planning ahead, upcoming donation requests will include washcloths, small size toiletries, and refillable water bottles. Please place items in the marked bin in the Welcome Center.

MAY COLLECTIONS

  • Neighborhood House - Peanut Butter, Spaghetti Noodles, and Spaghetti Sauce
  • Active Faith - Soup (Canned and Dry)

ONGOING COLLECTIONS

  • First Step - Cell Phones (new and used) and chargers
  • Heartline Women's Shelter - Regular and sample size toiletries, make-up, and basic care items
  • Lion's Club - Eyeglasses (new and used)
  • Marantha Prison Ministry - Devotionals and Bibles (new and used)
  • Ronald McDonald House - Pop top tabs
Check out HOPE'S WEBSITE for more!
Hope's Wednesday evening schedule runs September through May (June in some instances). Check out Hope's Website for details, schedules, and sign ups for the events below.

5:30-8:00pm - Meal 

6:00-8:00pm - Child Care

6:00-7:30pm - Quest (Confirmation) for kids 5th grade through 8th grade

6:30-7:30pm - SONShine Performers for kids K through 6th grade

6:30-7:30pm - Faith Talk (cancelled this week)

6:30-7:30pm - W.M.M.A. Training & Development

7:30-8:30pm - EDGE and EDGE X for kids 7th grade through 12th grade

7:30-8:30pm - Pastor Rob's Book Study (cancelled this week)
PUSHPAY - A NEW WAY TO GIVE

Hope is moving to a new online giving platform called PushPay and we need your help. If you currently use VANCO to send online giving, we are asking that you cancel that and start your online giving through PushPay. For details and links, please see Hope's website. If you have questions about the changeover, please call the office at 248-553-7170.
GIVE TO HOPE

There are many ways to give to Hope including General Fund, Capital Fund, Hunger Fund, Memorial Fund, Christ In Action Fund, or even Hope's wish list. To give to any of these, click here

To see the Financial Update through January 2019, click here
AMAZON SMILE

In addition to the direct donations above, consider using AmazonSmile when you shop on Amazon. A simple set up (instructions found here) and Hope will receive a portion of your qualified purchases.
OFFERING ENVELOPES

2019 Offering Envelopes are available in the office by calling 248-553-7170 or by sending an email. If you are giving online and will not be picking up your envelopes, please let us know.
Hope Farmington Hills
Sundays 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am
Click here for map
 

'the WAY' in South Lyon
Sundays 10am
Click here for map

'the TABLE' in South Lyon
Sundays 6:30pm
Java House Cafe' 
Click here for map
Hope Church Offices
39200 W 12 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Office Hours: M-Th, 9-3
Main: 248-553-7170  |  Fax: 248-553-4126
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