As we move into a new year, the LEAD team at New Hope would like us, as a congregation, to make prayer a central part of our lives for 2019.
This year our hope is to cultivate opportunities to learn more about prayer and how it might integrate in your family’s daily routines. Some things to keep an eye out for from the LEAD team in 2019: conversations on prayer during the adult education time during the season of Lent, a worship activity involving the entire congregation, a time for healing prayer during worship, and lots more!
To get us started in this season of prayer, each member of the LEAD team has written prayers that will be the first thing you read in every eBlast. The idea is that before any other ministry happens, it serves us well to be reminded that what draws us together and holds us is God. Before the planning and filling out our calendars and the work of ministry happens, the first thing is to focus on God who forms us, guides us, and calls us to ministry and in whose name we serve.
Have a wonderful and prayerful 2019!
- the LEAD team
Mike Ditsky, Heather Kaiser-Hahn, Pastor Chris Michaelis,
Tom Ohman, Kim Truitt, Diane White, and Alan Wilken