Ways We Communicate

In our world today, means of communication change very rapidly. While we try to keep up with the latest communication technology, we strive to use means that will reach the most people in our community.  We are open to any suggestions you might have, so please don’t hesitate to contact our church administrator, Birgit Chisholm at 221-9542 or via email

HRC on the Web

Our website is designed to give a feel for what our church is about for guests and websurfers, as well as provide a centralized place for our church attenders to get information. Check it out often, as it is continually updated with announcements and other information.


Our quarterly newsletter is available in print at the kiosk in the Fellowship Hall as well as online. It provides a snapshot of recent happenings in all ministries of the church. To submit an article to the newsletter, email it to hrcnewsletter@hrcrca.org.  Accompanying photos should be submitted as attachments in JPEG format. (Please do not submit photos taken with a cell phone.)

Join our Email List”  

The following is a list of emails for which you can sign up by clicking on Join our Email List”  

You can choose to receive as many of these as you are interested in.

Touché – News from Pastor Taylor Holbrook This is sent out weekly by Pastor Holbrook with some thoughts often relating to the upcoming Sunday’s sermon.

What’s the Buzz – News from Birgit Chisholm, Church Administrator – This  lists all the events from outside groups/churches that might be of interest to our congregation.  Flyers are also posted on the bulletin board outside the church office.

This Weeks Announcements – This is a printed format of the weekly announcements, prayer corner and other information that is distributed with our weekly bulletin during worship services.

Sunday School Scoop – News from Karen Shogren, Children’s Ministry Co-ordinator – a weekly email with all news relating to Sunday school for Pre-K through 5th grade.

Care Ministry– Thoughts and requests sent as needed.

HRC News Flash – News from Warren Jee, Youth  Pastor – News from Pastor Warren sent weekly to Jr. & Sr. High parents and students. Ocassionally,  emails are sent specifically geared to the following groups:  Junior High Students, Junior High Parents, Senior High Students, Senior High Parents. If you fit into any of these four groups, please sign up on these specific lists, so that you get all the information specific to your child’s and/or your interests. Use this Join our Email List link to select and edit your preferences.

The Bulletin & Announcements

Our weekly Sunday bulletin lists the order of worship. A printed copy of Announcements is distributed with the bulletin on Sunday mornings. (the deadline for printed announcements is Tuesday of the week prior.) Announcements can also be found on our website under the Quick Links This Week’s Announcements. Announcements should be sent to the church office email for posting on our website, our facebook page (Hopewell Reformed Church) and twitter (@hrchurch.)