Ministries

"Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you."

 

Praise & Worship

Judah is the liturgical dance ministry of the church.

PrayerWarriors is the Intercessory Prayer Ministry that undergirds the total ministry of the church in the community and around the world. It also focuses on physical, emotional, spiritual, financial, local, national, and global prayer concerns.

Hope Ensemble is comprised of young adults age 18 – 35 who ministry through contemporary praise music.

Master's Men is comprised of men of the church. They sing on the fourth Sunday.

Worship Ministry is that team who selects and trains lay members for participating in worship. They also develop calls for worship and other special events.

Youth Choir is comprised of youth ages 7 - 17. They sing on the third Sunday and at special occasions.


Mission & Evangelism

Cyberwitness oversees and coordinates the churches presence on the World-Wide Web (Internet).

Educational Assistance Ministry encourages high school students to pursue college and related training and to assist students in continuing studies at fully accredited educational institutions. This ministry also oversees the qualified church Scholarship Plan.

F.L.O.C. (Friends Leading Others to Christ) is an evangelistic arm of the church who reaches out with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Feeding The 5000 is a ministry in cooperation with area churches that prepares and serves food to the less fortunate of the community.

Hands Of Light is the ministry who uses ASL (American Sign language) to minister to the hearing challenged of our community.

Market Place Ministry is the electronic (e-mail) ministry who shares inspiration and encouragement to the 9 – 5 community through uplifting information, quips and quotes about the workaday world, especially the world of finance.

Deacon's Assistants are servants who provide a loving witness and service to those in need particularly women, men and children who are victims of domestic violence in need of clothing, etc. They also service the congregation in concert with the Diaconate.

New Hope Community and Economic Development Corp., Inc. is the C.D.C. or Faith Based Initiative of New Hope Baptist Church that provides community outreach beyond the scope of a religious organization.

Nursing Home Outreach is a ministry of the Deacons to local nursing homes through once monthly visitation that assists Chaplains with their duties through prayer and hands on help when needed.

Public Relations communication through media, mailings, (newsletters, letters, etc.) relative to the special events of the church.


Learning

Church School (Fulfillment Hour) is a Bible-based teaching ministry that provides organized Bible Study Classes for nursery to adult.

New Members Orientation is the ministry that all persons must attend for at least four weeks before becoming members of the church.

Elders Council is the “Griot Ministry” for ages 65 and over with at least 40 years of continuous service. They are the oral historians of our church who help keep our history alive.

S.O.D.T. (School Of Discipleship Training) is a one-year program designed to train and equip believers for ministry in the Body of Christ. A graduation ceremony is held each January for those persons successfully completing prescribed curriculum.

 

Service

Beautification Ministry is responsible for outfitting the Sanctuary with fresh flowers on a weekly basis, and with seasonal decorations.

Culinary Ministry serves the congregation through providing food for special events and meetings.

Ministry Of Health And Healing is led by the health professionals of our church who bring us health and healing information through seminars, workshops, on site medical check-ups through qualified personnel.

The Deacon Ministry serves as assistants to the Pastor through managing the congregation, visiting the sick and shut-in and overseeing ministry groups.  They also act as advisers to the Pastor on spiritual matters.

Nurses provide service to congregants in physical distress and pulpit service to Pastor and visiting ministers.

Multimedia Ministry audio tapes services and provides copies for a nominal fee.

Ushers guide congregates to comfortable seating and lead in collection of offerings.


Fellowship

Birth Month Fellowship seeks to assist in “closing the backdoor” on newly joined members. Each member is assigned to a tribal group and is encouraged to assimilate in the congregation through diligent follow-up.

Men's Ministry provides Christian nurture, fellowship, camaraderie and encouragement through activities geared especially for men - Rites of Passage for boys and mentoring for young men is an integral part.

Women's Ministry provides Christian nurture, fellowship, camaraderie and encouragement through activities designed especially for women - Rites of Passage for girls and mentoring for young women is an integral part.

Youth Development Network (YDN) provides Christian nurture, fellowship, camaraderie and encouragement for youth of the church - Junior Church is an integral part of this ministry.

Scouting is the venue through which boys and girls learn civic responsibility and acquire good morals and values as it relates to becoming good citizens.


Administration

Staff consists of church clerks (elected), secretarial staff who provide administrative assistance in the church office.

Trustees are Officers mandated by the State who are given oversight of civil/temporal matters.

Provide an invaluable service to the church through their selfless untiring ministry of love and helps as retired persons.