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Personal Care Kits for Vets: Christmas Outreach Offering

Check out one way the Christmas Outreach Offering was used in 2015! A Hopevale Community Group bought items with the funds to create personal care kits for homeless veterans in our area. They were distributed via the Aleda Lutz Veterans' Administration Hospital in Saginaw....

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Shoebox Gift Processing in North Carolina!

Ever wonder what happens to your Operation Christmas Child shoebox after you drop it off at Hopevale? Check out this video made by a gal who served at the processing center in North Carolina this last week! Thanks Gerri! (Video: Gerri Kevwitch) IMG_3861.MOV  ...

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Christianity and the Holy Spirit-Spotlight Sermon


How well do you know him? Is he a big part of your life? I'm talking about the Holy Spirit, who Francis Chan called, "The Forgotten God."...

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Meet Irine: An Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Story

Irine, a longtime Hopevale member and attender, shared a story from her childhood with us. When she was 8 years old growing up in Kenya she received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox....

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2016 Lake Ann Ladies Retreat

Thirty-one women from Hopevale gathered together at Lake Ann Camp on September 22 - 24, and were refreshed, renewed, and reminded of God's glorious power and love for us. Spirits soared during worship, team building, and small group devotion time. We laughed and grew teary-eyed as Kelli Worrall shared her life experiences along with Naomi's from the Book of Ruth. It was ea...

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8,251 Miles - Long Distance Friendship

There are 8,251 miles between Saginaw and Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, but the distance won't stop the deepening relationship between Hopevale and friends there. Take a look at the video below to learn how Hopevale and Life to Life Africa are Building Hope in Chinhoyi!...

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Did you know that nine men from Hopevale trekked the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore this summer? Backpacks, tents, dried food - they really did it! Younger men, older guys, and fathers and sons hiked 36 miles together. ...

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The Donuts are Baaaack!

You made it!  We made July a Sugar Free Sunday month and for five Sundays (5!!) you made it without donuts at church.  But, never fear, just as we promised, we're back.  Donuts are back!  So come on over to the coffee area and enjoy your favorite for just 60 cents while you hang out in the lobby. Thank you for understanding when we choose to give our v...

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Did You Know...? 06.26.16

June 26, 2016 – Goodbye for now Did you know that this is the last Sunday for Did You Knows? Did you know that it’s been so fun to share some fun facts about Hopevale each week? Did you know that if you want to read some of the ones you may have missed you can do it on the blog section of our website ( Did you know that our goal was to make a ...

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Did You Know...? 06.19.16

June 19, 2016 – Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots Did you know that Hopevale’s staff love vacationing in this great mitten state? When I asked them their favorite spots, this is what they said – Saugatuck Tawas Traverse City Petoskey Lots of votes for the beach! Long Lake Lake Michigan Lake Huron Keweenaw Bay in the UP Clear Lake Silver Lake Sa...

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