Pastoral Installation

 “Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.” Jeremiah 3:15 (NIV).

Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

We, the New Hope Baptist Church of Hackensack, New Jersey, proudly invite you to join us as we install our 8th Senior Pastor, Reverend Dr. Drew Kyndall Ross from Baltimore, Maryland. We are rejoicing that God has led Rev. Dr. Ross to lead our congregation and we will celebrate this blessed occasion through worship and with God’s Word. Your presence will make this event a memorable experience for Rev. Dr. Ross and the New Hope church family.

In preparation for the Installation Service, we will have 4 nights of pre-installation services every Wednesday in March at 7:30 p.m.:

March 6, Rev. Gregory Jackson, Senior Pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Hackensack, NJ.

March 13, Rev. Dr. Vernon C. Walton, Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Vienna, VA.

March 20, Rev. Dr. Marilyn Monroe Harris, Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Teaneck, NJ.

March 27, Rev. Dr. Jerry M. Carter, Jr., Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Morristown, NJ.

On Sunday, April 7, we will celebrate the Installation of Rev. Dr. Ross during our morning worship service at 11:00 a.m.; we welcome Reverend Darryl P. Gould, Sr., Pastor of Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church, Baltimore, MD as our guest preacher.

All of the above services will be held at the New Hope Baptist Church of Hackensack, NJ, 214 Berdan Place, Hackensack, NJ 07601.

On Sunday, April 7, at 5:00 p.m., we welcome Reverend Jimmy C. Baldwin, Sr., Pastor of Shiloh Christian Community Church, Baltimore, MD as the preacher for the official Installation Service. The official Installation Service will take place at Mount Olive Baptist Church, 260 Central Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601.

While we are rejoicing that God has sent Rev. Dr. Ross to us, our church family is excited about him being a part of our church and this community. We ask that you pray for him and our congregation as God unites us as Pastor and people.

Yours in Christ,

Deacon Loucinda Southerland

Deaconate Chair

New Hope Baptist Church of Hackensack, NJ