Archive for Music

Worship Service July 17, 2016

Today we heard from Alice Collins about “Mary and Martha: A Work in Progress” with a children’s story on the same topic from Debbie Ewing and some beautiful harmonica selections from Ingmar Eggen.

Worship Service June 26, 2016

A lovely service today.  We were treated to solos from Susan Andrade and a great sermon, “Getting free of the Yolky Yoke” from Rev. Sam Wilde.  Enjoy!

Sunday Service, June 12th, 2016

 

Worship Service May 8, 2016

Enjoy today’s Worship service with a special Mother’s Day dramatic reading about Ascension Sunday.

Easter Celebration

We had a beautiful celebration of our Risen Christ on Sunday morning.  There was beautiful song and dance, uplifting words and prayer and a bagpipe send off. The service was followed by a fun visit from the Easter Bunny!

Holy Week at Hope – a busy week!

Sunday, March 20, Palm Sunday 10:00 AM  — Come and receive the palms that commemorate Christ’s triumphant entry to Jerusalem. Enjoy our children’s choir and a family oriented worship service.
Monday, March 21 Day of Fasting and Prayer — Have a quiet day at home or work meditating on the events that changed the world.  7:00 PM Family friendly movie, popcorn and fellowship
Tuesday, March 22 — 9:30 AM Breakfast Bible Study
Wednesday, March 23 — 6:30 PM Holy Communion, 7:00 PM Lenten Study, The Call
Thursday, March 24, Holy Thursday  6:30 PM – Ecumenical Agape Meal, 7:00 PM Tenebrae Service at Belchertown United Church of Christ, 18 Park Street, 8:00 PM through 3:00 PM Friday – 24 Hour Prayer Vigil at Hope UMC
Friday, March 25, Good Friday — 3:00 PM Ringing of the sanctuary bell in remembrance of Christ’s death, 7:00 PM The Passion Story from Peter, James, John, and Mary.
Saturday, March 26, Holy Saturday — 9:30 AM Organize and deliver Easter Baskets
Sunday, March 27, Easter Sunday — 6:00 AM. Ecumenical Sunrise Service at the Quabbin Reservoir Tower, in the case of inclement or frigid weather the service will be at Hope UMC , 10:00 AM. Grand Easter Celebration – Be inspired and uplifted by our spirit filled choir and our liturgical Rainbow Dancers and the beautiful voice of Cindy Murray. Refresh, restore, and renew your relationship with the one who called you beloved.