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Did You Know...? 06.12.16

June 12, 2016 – Staff Favorites, Part II Did you know that summer Saturdays are the b.e.s.t? (Of course you did!) Hopevale Staff loves them too. Here’s what they like to do: Hanging out with friends and family, swimming, boating (wait! Who has a boat?), ice cream at Freeland Dairy after working in the yard, biking, golf!, dinner in downtown Bay City, “B...

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Did You Know...? 06.05.16

June 5, 2016 – Summer Favorites Did you know that the Hopevale Staff is really ready for summer? I asked them what their favorite summer food was this is what they said – . First place is a love for ‘grilled anything’. And, come to find out, we have a lot of husbands who are expert grillers! (Specifics requests include grilled veggies, steak, salm...

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Did You Know...? 05.29.16

May 29, 2016 – Summer’s here! Did you know that although summer doesn’t officially start for a few more weeks Hopevale is clicking over to summer-mode? Did you know that from this weekend thru Labor Day Weekend we go to a two-service schedule? 9:00a and 10:45a (This is not the first you’ve heard of this, right?) Did you know for that reason (and ...

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Did You Know...? 05.22.16

May 22, 2016 – Drinking Coffee, Doing Good! Did you know that in January 2016 Hopevale totally upped our coffee game? Did you know that all the coffee we brew on Sundays now has a dual purpose? It’s true! Coffee creates community in our lobby AND every single coffee bean that we buy now benefits farmers and their families in Rwanda. Can’t beat that! Di...

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Did You Know...? 05.15.16

May 15, 2016 – Bible Camp Basics! Did you know that Hopevale’s annual Bible Camp will be Monday, June 20 – Thursday, June 23, 2016? (6:30p – 8:45p each night). Did you know that this year’s Bible Camp theme is Walk this Way? (Check out Proverbs 4:12-13) Did you know that Bible Camp is open to campers going in to Kindergarten through 5th gra...

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Did You Know...? 05.08.16

May 8, 2016 – Tot Town, what’s that? Did you know that Tot Town is Hopevale’s ministry to kids birth – Pre-Kindergarten? Did you know it takes a minimum of 42 team people – each service -- for Tot Town to run on a Sunday morning? Did you know we change over 30 diapers on a Sunday morning and take over 40 preschoolers to the bathroom? Did y...

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Did You Know...? 05.01.16

May 1, 2016 – Kid City amazing-ness! Did you know that every Sunday morning we prepare for over 250 kids from Kindergarten - 5th grade to be a part of Kid City? Did you know that if a kid participates in Kid City they will learn 150 Bible stories in just three years? Did you know that every month in Kid City we focus on Life Application that the Bible teaches? Thi...

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Did You Know...? 04.24.16

April 24, 2016 – Farewell to the Odegaards Did you know that today is Pastor Matt’s last Sunday at Hopevale? (Boo hoo!) Did you know that Pastor Matt has been Hopevale’s Worship Pastor for almost 4 years! (It’s been awesome!) Did you know that Matt and his family have accepted a new position at a church in San Diego, CA? Did you know that Matt a...

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Did You Know...? 04.17.16

Did You Knows – Hopevale 101 - Sunday mornings Part 3 Did you know that even more happens here on Sunday mornings? Here you go: Sojourners – A group of our senior adults meet together in Room 101 during our 10:45a service. Library – Books, music and videos for children and adults are available in our library at the South end of our lobby. Everyone is in...

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Did You Know...? 04.10.16

Did You Knows – Hopevale 101 - Sunday mornings Part 2 Did you know that a lot happens here on Sunday mornings? Yes, even more than we told you last week: Prayer Group – A group of people gather to pray for our services each Sunday morning at 8:30 am in Room 101. Powerful. Coffee and donuts – Right in the lobby. Every Sunday. 60 cents for donuts, coffee ...

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