Photos from the DR

Our Mission Team to the Dominican Republic was very busy! Our team consisted of: Kevin & Andrea Erwin, Gena Burtch, Johnna Gracik, Paul Diemer, Nate Diemer, Sam Diemer, Tabitha Dillehay, Sarah Dillehay, Emily Dillehay, Hannah Diller, Rebecca Bergman, and Johann Schwab. To see the slide show, click here.

Our Boy Scout Troop

If you haven’t heard, New Hope now has a Boy Scout Troop! We are the Chartered Partner Organization for Troop 193 of Southwest Florida Council Boy Scouts of America. With 40 members (30+ of whom will be going to summer camp along with their 11 leaders and parents) and Tony Weiler as Scoutmaster, Troop 193 recently held an Eagle Court Of Honor in the sanctuary where 6 of its members were awarded their Eagle Scout Badge, the highest rank in Scouting. Welcome Troop 193! Questions? Please contact Steve Shimp:


The Bloodmobile will be at New Hope on Sundays, July 2, August 27, October 22, and December 17 from 8:15am to 1pm. Please plan to stop by to give the gift of life that stays in Lee County!….[Read more]

Food Fellowship and Fun

Interested in socializing with other New Hope members to get to know them? Join the “Food, Fellowship, and Fun” connect group. This group will be a dynamic, small group (6-10) individuals that will meet once a month for a social activity which could be a potluck dinner, sporting event, doing a service project, lunch after church, or anything you wish.  Members of your group will always be changing, giving you the opportunity to develop new relationships. [Sign up online today!]

Fun on the Run

Student Ministry LOVES summertime! Join us on Wednesday nights starting in June for “Fun on the Run!” We have a bunch of fun events planned and its perfect for inviting new friends! Download our summer calendar here for all the dates and details about our big plans -OR- swing by SoulStation on Sundays at 9:30am to grab one of our NEW summer t-shirts! They’re free while supplies last and have our schedule printed on the back.
Questions? Text or email Jim Clark at or Ronni Meier at for more info.
Sun Splash Permission Slip

Women’s Retreat

Registration brochures for our Women’s Fall Retreat will be available each Sunday in the narthex and in the church office. Our retreat will be taking place at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa September 15-17, 2017. Our theme will be Daughters of The King: Crowned in Love, Reigning In Life Through Christ. Melinda Means will be our speaker. Melinda is a wife, mother and author of “Mothering from Scratch: Finding The Best Parenting Style For You And Your Family and Invisible Wounds”….[More]

Summer Choir

summer church choir

If you love to sing with a choir but cannot commit to every week rehearsals throughout the year, then please consider “Summer Choir.” This group meets at 8:45am Sunday morning to prepare a well-known, hymn-based choral anthem for the 9:30am worship service. This summer we will sing on June 11 and 25, July 9 and 23, and August 13 and 27. Questions? Please email Ben Ball:

NHP Job Opportunity

church missions spotlightDirector of Outreach & Missions
Through prayer and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we are seeking a servant leader with a passion for Christ and a desire to lead others to live and learn His Gospel of grace and be part of His Kingdom presence to one another, in our community and around the world. [Read more]

Wanted: Volunteer Small Group Leaders

photo for church nurseryDo you enjoy holding babies and playing with toddlers? If you have some spare time, volunteer small group leaders are needed in the Little Sprouts nursery. There are opportunities on Sundays, Wednesdays, and during the various ministry programs at our church. Interested? Please email Pam Poland at or phone 239.274.1230 to set up a time to talk.