This Week’s Announcements

Habitat for Humanity Trip Week of July 28

Habitat for Humanity is committed to providing decent affordable housing for all by empowering and mobilizing people to share their time, skills, and hearts to build.  We are looking for volunteers the week of July 28 to travel to the Las Terenas area of the Dominican Republic to help construct a house for a less fortunate family.  If you are interested, please contact Nelson Nieves at 845-592-0764 or 845-475-4658.

New Members Group April 22

Our New Members group will meet on April 22 at 5 PM at the home of Sheryle Silvern. Future meeting dates are May 27, June 3, June 17. If you would like to join this group, please contact Pastor Holbrook to let him know., using the form below.

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Tea Party April 22

Tea for two, or three or more! Children of all ages are invited to a tea party on Sunday, 22 April at 1pm in the fellowship hall. This is an inter-generational event for a child with an adult, whether it be a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, adult sibling, or a close adult friend. To coordinate food and estimate supplies for crafts, please RSVP to Karen by email (use form below), text or sign up on your Connection Card. Tea and crafts provided; bring a tray of finger sandwiches or a finger desserts to share…..Oh, and wear your Sunday best, the queen may be attending!

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Book Study April 11

Join us for a 6 week group study on discovering and following God’s call on your life. Yes, everyone is called by God.  The problem? Hearing, trusting and deciding!  Join others as we journey through the study, “IF YOU WANT TO WALK ON WATER, YOU’VE GOT TO GET OUT OF THE BOAT!”  Jan Bushey will lead the study on Wednesday evenings, 7:30 PM in Room F, starting April 11. Sign up on your Connection Card or email Jan Bushey using the form below.

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Living Water Run/Walk April 28

Would you like to make a difference? Provide water for those who don’t have any? Get healthy? Then boy do we have something for you! Join us for our 5km walk/run for water on April 28 and May 19. Please contact Warren Jee, using the form below,  or go to the table in the fellowship hall.

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RCWHV Breakfast April 21

Reformed Church Women of the Hudson Valley’s Spring Breakfast will be April 21 at the Katsbaan Reformed Church, Saugerties, NY. We will carpool from the HRC parking lot to arrive for a 9:15 meal and a 10:00 program. The presenter will be Rev. Ruth Kent. For more info please see the flyer outside the church office or contact Lucia Eckhardt using the form below.

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Newcomers Dessert Night April 15

If you are new to Hopewell Reformed Church, you are invited to a Newcomers Dessert Night at the home of Rev. Taylor and Cathleen Holbrook on April 15 at 5 PM. This is a great opportunity to meet other new attenders at HRC and some of the HRC leaders, as well. Please contact Pastor Holbrook, using the form below,  if you are interested in attending.

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HELO Dinner Fundraiser April 21

Please join us on Saturday April 21 from 6-9 for dinner and a silent auction. We are raising money for solar panels lost in Hurricane Matthew that help power the homes and schools at HELO. HELO is an orphanage in Haiti that houses and schools more than 60 children. Tickets are:,$15 adult, $7 children & under 5 are free. Please contact Diane Volk for tickets, using the form below:

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Mission Trip to Dominican Republic

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC MISSION TRIP
Trip Dates: Sat., July 21 – Sat., July 28
Who: Anyone age 14 or older can attend. Children 10 years or older traveling with a
parent can also go.
What: Various ministry work that will include construction work, VBS, home visits,
crafts, baseball and more.
More Information: Flyers are on the Kiosk in the fellowship hall.
Questions: Email questions to Nelson Nieves or Sue Nieves, using the form below,  or info@sowersofthe kingdom.com

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2018 Sweatshirt Drive through February 28 Copy

It’s time for our 2nd Annual Sweatshirt Drive. We will be collecting new and gently used sweatshirts from January 15 – Feb 28. There will be a collection box in the fellowship hall. Sweatshirts are donated to the Homeless Shelter and HOAM (Hope on a Mission). Helping the homeless in our area is one of HRC’s local missions. You can help to be a part of that with your sweatshirt donation. Contact Lisa Ruvo using the form below.

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Beds INC

Looking for people to deliver beds.  Contact Toni and she will provide the delivery information. Sign up on your Connection Card or contact Toni Viau, using the form below.

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Food Pantry

Thank you for your continued support of the Fishkill Food Pantry. 

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Mid-Hudson Love in the Name of Christ (Love INC) Ministry

Love Inc. is a local Christian organization that mobilizes volunteers who work together making a difference by helping people in need in our local communities.  Specific ministries within Love Inc. include the

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Lenten Soup Suppers & Worship begins February 21 Copy

Our Wednesday night Lenten services, leading up to Easter, will have the theme ‘Jesus As Our Model.’ Jesus was dependent on the Holy Spirit and lived a life of P.O.W.E.R. During these five weeks we would like to take a deeper look at the foundations we see in Jesus’s life. We can all implement these foundations in our lives, and as we do, we will grow and impact those around us. We hope that you and your family will be able to join us Wednesday evenings from February 21 – March 21. Soup will be served starting at 6:15 and our services will start at 7:15 PM.

Worship & Music Census

Do You Sing? Play an Instrument? Read, Write, Act, Dance, or Decorate? If you’d like to share any of these abilities in worship, put your name down (as many times as you like!) for the Worship and Music Census. Sign up on your connection card, on the bulletin board outside the music room, or email Wesley Joseph, using the form below,  to let us know about your talents! Read more »

Touché April 21, 2017

 

Gen Next

“I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that lived first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, lives in you.  For this reason I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you through the laying on of my hands;  for God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.” (2 Timothy 1:5-6)

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Touché April 14, 2017 (Good Friday)

 

An Easter Psalm?

“Why do the nations conspire, and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and his anointed, saying, “Let us burst their bonds asunder, and cast their cords from us.”  He who sits in the heavens laughs; the Lord has them in derision.”  (Psalm 2:1-4)

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Odyssey Help

Odyssey is looking for volunteers to help with their Fun Nights held on the 2nd Monday of the month, and their Bible Study, held on the 4th Monday of the month.  Both are at the ARC Vocational Center, where the Sunday worship takes place. Please contact Steve Dambra with any questions or to verify the dates, using the form below. Read more »

CMP Volunteers

Looking for people to go out on the fourth Saturday of every month to help repair homes of those in need.  Meet at church at 7:30 AM, return by 5:00 PM.  Sign up on your Connection Card or contact John Ryan using the form below..

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Flower Chart

The flower chart is located at the kiosk. Please sign up to order flowers in memory of in honor of someone. You are required to order the flowers and have them delivered to the church before noon on Friday, or you can deliver them yourself prior to the Gatherings service (8:45) on Sunday. Contact Judy Phillips with any questions, using the form below. Read more »