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June 20, 2015

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Today is an exciting day!  Our Pastor Search Team (along with our spouses) will be together for much today, conducting Skype interviews with 4 of our final candidates (having already conducted the other 1 earlier this week).  We have been eagerly anticipating today, looking forward to getting to know these candidates a bit better.  WILL YOU PLEASE PRAY...

June 5, 2015

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Thank you for continuing to pray with us and for us as we search for our next Lead Pastor. It is such an encouragement to us to know that you are joining with us in the process through your prayers!  We are in the midst of a several week break from meetings. We have been communicating by e-mail to work on details regarding upcoming interviews...

May 29, 2015

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The 28th edition of our own quarterly newsletter has just been published! This high quality publication is one of the primary ways we communicate, so please grab a printed copy Sunday on the Programs Table and plan to read through it over the next week or two. You can also grab a PDF version online right now...

May 23, 2015

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Hello New Hope! Thanks for journeying and praying with us this far, and specifically for our meeting today.  Our team enjoyed our time together, felt God's leadership, and left with a sense of peace about God's sovereignty in this process.  We recognize the gift that is, and feel thankful. Currently, the pool of candidates has been narrowed from 10 to 5...

May 18, 2015

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Hello church family!  We wanted to let you know that this Saturday, May 23rd, the Pastor Search Team will be meeting for much of the day, hoping to narrow our pool down to 1-3 applicants.  We feel a great need for your prayers!  Would you (either by yourself or together with friends or family) consider setting aside some time on Saturday for the purpose of praying for our time...

May 17, 2015

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This is a special announcement from the Pastor Search Team about our current place in the lead pastor application process and the proposed path forward as the applicant pool narrows down to the top 1-3 candidates.  It was given before the message on May 17th was given by Elder and Pastor Search Team leader, Tony Classen.

May 4, 2015

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Hello church!  Thanks so much for continuing to go before God on behalf of our church!  This is an important time in our community, and its a privilege to share it with you. Here is where we are at currently: After receiving the initial application and questionnaire from over 100 applicants, the pool has been narrowed down to 9...

April 26, 2015

Mindi Sturm will be stepping down as KidsLIFE Director at the end of the summer (after Summer Camp concludes) to pursue a long-neglected passion of hers, nursing.  She plans to continue to be involved with KidsLIFE as a volunteer.  The elders have decided...

April 20, 2015

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Hello church family! Our team has met the last two weeks, and we've shared with each other our initial thoughts after reviewing the first wave of candidates.  Here is where we are currently at:  We currently have narrowed down 82 applicants to...

April 6, 2015

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Hello Church family!  We wanted to send out a couple of quick notes regarding where things are at with the Pastor Search:  First, for those of you who were gone on Sunday...

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