Announcements
Hope Church Family News & Events
  
Sunday - Monday, April 28-29 ~ BICS Experience Day - see insert for more information. Open to high school & post high school students.


For more information and to let us know you're coming
     check out:
berkshireinstitute.org/experience 

Sunday, May 28  – Morning Worship – The BICS Ministry Team will have the service this Sunday.  You won’t want to miss this special time of music, skits, and testimonies under the direction of Mrs. Carrie Rice. 

Monday, April 29 ~ 6:30-8:00 PM - Joyful Heroes Children’s Ministry Contacts: Jackie Boehm (boehmjaclyn@gmail.com), Andrew Shaw (pilotads@hotmail.com)

Friday, May 3, 6:00 PM Berkshire Christian School Founders' Celebration - Come join us for a night of fellowship. 
  We will highlight student educational accomplishments and our future vision for Christian education in the Berkshires. 
  Dinner includes appetizers, spring-inspired buffet & dessert (Gluten free/Vegertarian option available per request when you RSVP)
  $15 per person for dinner, Additional opportunity will be offered to support BCS. 
  RSVP by April 29, 2019, Berkshire Christian School, 259 Kemble St, Lenox, MA  (413) 637 2474 
     info@berkshirechristianschool.com 

Saturday, May 4 8:30 AM ~ Women’s Breakfast - Please bring a breakfast item to share, your Bible and a friend.

Retirement Celebration, Friday, May 10 2019 at 6:00 PM 
You are cordially invited to celebrate the many years of faithful service of President Steve Brown and Vice President Wes Ross and their retirement from the Berkshire Institute for Christian Studies on Friday, May 10 at the Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield. Please register at berkshireinstitute.org/retirement. The cost is $40.00 per person and space is limited. In addition, in their honor a $60,000 in 60 days campaign has been launched to raise much-needed funds for the Institute. If you’d like to contribute, you may do so at berkshireinstitute.org.

Saturday, May 11 ~ BICS Class of 2019 Commencement & Brunch  – RSVP to BICS (cfoss@berkshireinstitute.org or call 413-637-4673) to make a reservation for the Brunch.

Saturday, May 18 - Joyful Heroes Shape and Race – More information soon.
 
Friday, May 31, 6:30 PM ~ Movie: “American Gospel” at Hope Church.
Is Christianity Christ plus?  +Works +Health +Wealth +Miracles.  Is Christianity Christ plus the American dream?  American Gospel: Christ Alone examines the prosperity gospel (the Word of Faith movement) as well as the role of moralistic preaching in distorting the gospel of Jesus Christ.
 
Friday, June 7, 7:00 PM ~ The King’s Brass in Concert
Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass 
Friday, June 7, 2019 at 7:00 PM
   Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass present hymn classics with a contemporary flair.  The King's Brass features three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, percussion and keyboards. These instruments blend togetehr to create a time of innovative worship that will be enjoyed by all generations. 
Website with sample music here.
Hope Church Weekly Schedule

Sunday
~ 9:30 AM - Sunday School  Classes for all ages.

~ 12:30 PM - Single Ladies Lunch Group - meets the third  Sunday of the month, immediately after worship service in the library, for a time of  fellowship and prayer. Open to women of all ages. Next Meeting: May 19.

Monday
~ 6:30-8:00 PM - Joyful Heroes Children’s Ministry -  Group meets every other week. Contacts: Jackie Boehm (boehmjaclyn@gmail.com), Andrew Shaw (pilotads@hotmail.com

Tuesday
~ 7:00 PM -  Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal. 

Bible Studies
 
Tuesday
~ “Early Birds” - 7:00 AM - Topic: “Rightly Handling God’s Word”. Leader: Steve Brown.  Place:  Hope Church.  Contact: Marcia Zikan, 413-637-2212 or Steve Brown 413-243-4720.
 
~ East Lee. Topic: 1 & 2 Peter. Open to all. Place: Jim & Jamie Ramondetta, 205 Chestnut Street, Lee. Time: 6:30 PM. Leader: Pastor Doug Foss. Contact: Jamie Ramondetta (jvrjhr@aol.com or 243-0775). 

 Wednesday
~ East Chatham, NY.  TopicBook of Galatians. Open to all.  Place:  Haakonsen,153 Barnegat Road, East Chatham, NY. Time: 7:00 PM. Leader: Pastor Doug Foss. Contact: Sandy Haakonsen (educatus123@gmail.com or 518-392-0408)

Hope Church Sermons are now available in two formats, Full Service and Sermon Alone. Both are also available in CD format by completing the request form located in the pews. Click here to bring you to the two formats in the download section of the website.
 
Sunday School 
Classes for all ages!

9:30 ~ 10:30 Each Sunday
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Children’s Department ~ Eris Kennedy
Nursery – 24 months: Suzanne & Deb Ross, Dorinda Shaw 
Pre-school:  K: Sheri & Caroline Smith - 
Elementary: Grades 1-3: Joann Merle  
Grades 4-6: Arielle Tuttle & Bekah Kelley

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Adult Department (Includes Jr. & Sr. High)  ~ Pastor Sam Cobb
New Classes 
Click here Class Descriptions

    Roman Catholicism: Pastor Doug (Begins April 14)
    Promise Plan of God Old Testament: Andy Smith  & Ben Boehm
    First Principles Series 1, Books 1-2: Christopher Greene
    First Principles Series 2, Books 1-2: Pastor Sam Cobb
    12 Ordinary Men, A Study in the Life of the Disciples: Roy Andersen
Hope Church has a gift. Free access to Right Now Media, a huge, streaming, online, access-on-any-device library of over 10,000 video Bible studies, leadership videos, kids shows and more.

Click here to visit the website and join the Hope Church sponsered service 

To sum it up — it’s like the Netflix of Bible study videos. You will have FREE access to thousands of video resources to help you with parenting, marriage, discipleship and more. It includes content for all ages and stages of life, and all of your family members are invited to set up their own accounts as well.
E-mails were sent out with a link to start the service. Simply click the link above to start the service. Please contact Pastor Sam with any questions

 
Hope World Evangelism ~ Support our Missionaries with Used Clothing
There is a new way to help your Hope Church Missionaries as well as distribute good used clothing that is used worldwide.
Click here for Details. 

 
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