MINISTRIES AT NEW HOPE

New Hope Baptist Church believes that it is important to become involved through ministry to glorify God at the fullest. By doing so, we can give outreach to our communities and spread the gospel to all generations. Below is a brief list of our community involvement at large, ranging in all age groups and gender.

Our Ministries

Finding a place for spiritual growth and a place to build relationships can be difficult. Our ministry is a perfect place for people to gather and build a deeper, more meaningful relationship with God and each other. Open to everyone, this ministry is designed for people of all ages. Come and be a part - we'd love to see you here!

ASSOCIATE MINISTERS

Our Associate Ministers are licensed ministers that uphold the Pastor's vision of the church, its teachings, discipline and doctrines. They assist our Pastor and membership.

DEACONS

The Deacons' Ministry assists in the preparation and the administration of the sacraments of Communion and Baptism. They also uphold the Pastor's vision of the church, along with its teachings, disciplines and doctrines.

DEACONESS

The Deaconess' Ministry assist in the spiritual oversight and nurture of the Church.

MISSIONARIES

The Missionaries' Ministry are involved in all aspects of mission work, visiting the sick and shut-in and feeding the hungry. Our Prison ministry falls under the Missionaris, and brings the Word of God to those who are incarcerated.

PASTOR'S SUPPORT TEAM MINISTRY

The Pastor's Support Team Ministry supports the Pastor and the Assistant Pastor (if any) and their families in every way deemed necessary.

DEACON MERRICKS MEN OF VALOR

The Men's Ministry goal is to present an effective ministry to men of all ages. It is their desire to establish a vehicle by which men can use their God-given abilities, gifts, and talents effectively in the work of the Church to the glory of God.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

The Women's Ministry's goal is to present an effective ministry for women of all ages. It is their desire to establish a vehicle by which women can use their God-given abilities, gifts and talents effectively in the work of the Church to the glory of God.

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

Young Adults' Ministry is geared to those who are ages 18-40. This ministry provides an atmosphere that encourages and motivates young adults to maintain committed lives to Christ and practice Godly principles.

YOUTH MINISTRY

The purpose of the Youth Ministry is to train our youth (ages 17 and under) to become future leaders in the church by allowing them to take an active role in the Church.

USHER'S MINISTRY

The Ushers' Ministry serves as doorkeepers in the house of the Lord. They meet and greet worshippers as they enter the Sanctuary, and assist worshippers in getting settled during the worship service.

SOLOMON BROWN SCHOLARSHIP MINISTRY

The Solomon Brown Scholarship Ministry targets our members of higher learning. It is dedicated to help our young people attain their educational dreams.

SENIORS' MINISTRY

The goal of the Seniors' Ministry (ages 60+) is to keep seniors engaged in life. The ministry endeavors to provide encouragement and social activities for senior through the Word, trips, and fellowship.

WORSHIP AND ARTS MINISTRY: MUSIC, DANCE and DRAMA

MARRIED COUPLES' MINISTRY

The Married Couples' Ministry is open to all married couples as defined by the Word of God, one man and one woman as defined in Genesis 2:18-24. Couples learn how to build and maintain strong Christian marriages.

FAMILY LIFE MINISTRY

This ministry seeks to work with members of the church, as well as community members related to life issues with which they may need assistance. This ministry is a referral service, and offers non-financial assistance to any individual or family in need, and information is kept confidential.

MARTHA JOHNSON FLORAL MINISTRY

The Floral Ministry is responsible for the beautification of the Church grounds as well as ensuring flowers are present for special occasions.

PUBLIC RELATIONS MINISTRY

This ministry is responsible for producing communication materials to advertise, promote and inform others about Church related events and activities.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MINISTRY

The responsibility of the Christian Education Ministry is to provide the Church with an efficient and effective means of equipping members for ministry and to be disciples of Christ, so that they may achieve unity in the faith and be strengthened in their knowledge and understanding of Biblical principles.

KITCHEN/CULINARY ARTS MINISTRY

This ministry is responsible for keeping the kitchen clean so that it can be available for use at any time. It is also responsible for feeding bereaved families prior to the funeral.

NURSES' MINISTRY

The Nurses' Minsitry assists the Pastor and congregation during worship services. They assist during baby dedications and and funerals.

GREETERS' MINISTRY

The purpose of this ministry is to reach more people with the love of Jesus Christ through a warm and friendly greeting. We believe that a first impression is a lasting one!

TRUSTEES MINISTRY 

Our Trustees have oversight of all property belonging to the Church, and ensure proper care and maintenance of the building, grounds and anything owned by the Church.