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The Donuts are Baaaack!

You made it! We made July a Sugar Free Sunday month and for five Sundays (5!!) you made it without donuts at church. But, never fear, just as we promised, we're back. Donuts are back! So come on over to the coffee area and enjoy your favorite for just 60 cents while you hang out in the lobby. Thank you for understanding when we choose to give our volunteers a break. Yes, ...

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Did You Know...? 06.26.16

June 26, 2016 Goodbye for now Did you know that this is the last Sunday for Did You Knows? Did you know that it's been so fun to share some fun facts about Hopevale each week? Did you know that if you want to read some of the ones you may have missed you can do it on the blog section of our website ( Did you know that our goal was to make a big church fe...

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Did You Know...? 06.19.16

June 19, 2016 Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots Did you know that Hopevale's staff love vacationing in this great mitten state? When I asked them their favorite spots, this is what they said Saugatuck Tawas Traverse City Petoskey Lots of votes for the beach! Long Lake Lake Michigan Lake Huron Keweenaw Bay in the UP Clear Lake Silver Lake Sand Dunes Mio (the A...

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Did You Know...? 06.12.16

June 12, 2016 Staff Favorites, Part II Did you know that summer Saturdays are the b.e.s.t? (Of course you did!) Hopevale Staff loves them too. Here's what they like to do: Hanging out with friends and family, swimming, boating (wait! Who has a boat?), ice cream at Freeland Dairy after working in the yard, biking, golf!, dinner in downtown Bay City, "BEACH!! ALL.DAY.LONG...

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Did You Know...? 06.05.16

June 5, 2016 Summer Favorites Did you know that the Hopevale Staff is really ready for summer? I asked them what their favorite summer food was this is what they said . First place is a love for 'grilled anything'. And, come to find out, we have a lot of husbands who are expert grillers! (Specifics requests include grilled veggies, steak, salmon, burgers, sweet corn an...

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Did You Know...? 05.29.16

May 29, 2016 Summer's here! Did you know that although summer doesn't officially start for a few more weeks Hopevale is clicking over to summer-mode? Did you know that from this weekend thru Labor Day Weekend we go to a two-service schedule? 9:00a and 10:45a (This is not the first you've heard of this, right?) Did you know for that reason (and so many more) we looooove...

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Did You Know...? 05.22.16

May 22, 2016 Drinking Coffee, Doing Good! Did you know that in January 2016 Hopevale totally upped our coffee game? Did you know that all the coffee we brew on Sundays now has a dual purpose? It's true! Coffee creates community in our lobby AND every single coffee bean that we buy now benefits farmers and their families in Rwanda. Can't beat that! Did you know that the...

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Did You Know...? 05.15.16

May 15, 2016 Bible Camp Basics! Did you know that Hopevale's annual Bible Camp will be Monday, June 20 Thursday, June 23, 2016? (6:30p 8:45p each night). Did you know that this year's Bible Camp theme is Walk this Way? (Check out Proverbs 4:12-13) Did you know that Bible Camp is open to campers going in to Kindergarten through 5th grade (Fall 2016)? Did you know tha...

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Did You Know...? 05.08.16

May 8, 2016 Tot Town, what's that? Did you know that Tot Town is Hopevale's ministry to kids birth Pre-Kindergarten? Did you know it takes a minimum of 42 team people each service -- for Tot Town to run on a Sunday morning? Did you know we change over 30 diapers on a Sunday morning and take over 40 preschoolers to the bathroom? Did you know dinosaurs and the bubble ...

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Did You Know...? 05.01.16

May 1, 2016 Kid City amazing-ness! Did you know that every Sunday morning we prepare for over 250 kids from Kindergarten - 5th grade to be a part of Kid City? Did you know that if a kid participates in Kid City they will learn 150 Bible stories in just three years? Did you know that every month in Kid City we focus on Life Application that the Bible teaches? This month...

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