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Hope is growing.
In many ways, our church is growing...some visible, some less so. As the elders met last week we talked about the 50 little ones we have  who are between birth to 5 years old! This incredible gift of little ones also brings great responsibility for us as we deeply desire for them to grow UP, IN and OUT just as we adults are. So we discussed the need for space, more volunteers and eventually staff. These are great "problems" to solve. Towards the end of our discussion, Tommy Mann spoke up and reminded us of our need to keep praying and inviting others to pray with us. He is right! It would be awfully arrogant to "do" things of God without "asking" God to guide us on the journey ahead. 
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Summer in the Psalms: We look forward to immersing ourselves in one of the most beautifully written books in the bible. If you aimed to read 2 chapters of Psalms a day, you would finish by the end of summer. I hope you'll join me!
Sunday's Message: Our message this week was focused on Psalm 32. When we carry the burdens of our sin all on our own, we live sick, weak, and exhausted. When we bring our sin before God and ask His forgiveness, we are met with joy because of His grace.  This is good and exciting news; that we can live as forgiven people. Listen and be encouraged!
Creation is our theme all summer long! We are working on memorizing our new Bible verse, Genesis 1:1 "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth." We are also learning a song, "My God is so Big," linked here: Sing Hosanna - My God Is So Big | Bible Songs for Kids - YouTube

Playdate: July 15th: Playdate 9 AM at Halyburton Park. 

Our summer Hope Kids Day is coming up on July 23rd! Find out more and sign up here: Hope Kids: Old McFaye's Hope Kids Day! (signupgenius.com)
**VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- Please contact Maggie Kroeker
July 12 (tonight!) Men's Beer Night- 6pm @ Mad Mole Brewing

July 30- Eden Village work day- more details to come! If you're interested please email Nancy Stevens. 

July 31- Beach Night @ 6pm- L-Shaped Lot Access 4 at Wrightsville Beach
*Bring your own bag dinner, beach chair and beach game if you have it. This event is for all ages and a great opportunity to connect!
Beth and Connor Ciment just returned from a mission trip in El Salvador. On Sunday they shared a little about thier experience and how they saw God at work. Beth and Connor are such loyal followers of Christ and are really good about just showing up! Thank you both for sharing your heart for mission with us. Please pray for the Ciments and feel free to ask them about their work in El Salvador!

Families are welcome to drop off their children for a FREE night of babysitting! Enjoy a dinner out, meet up with some friends and use these few hours to connect and refresh. Since it is the “Dog Days of Summer” we will have hot dogs and other goodies for dinner for the children. 
Who: Children 1-12 years old
When: Saturday, August 13th ~ 4:30-7:30
Where: Christ the King Church 500 Kenwood Ave. Wilm, 28405

Please look for sign up genius and information sheets to fill out in the coming weeks. If you are interested in helping to babysit please contact Diana Wierse.

Contact/text Diana Wierse with any questions: (910) 352-1910

Tithing is an act of generosity and a simple response to God's generosity to us.  Options  for giving: tithe online, send your giving to our post office box, or give checks or cash in the offering plate. Our gifts support the mission of this church in our community and beyond and we are grateful for your generosity.

Mail Checks to: PO Box 7795 Wilmington, NC 28406
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3418 Prince George Ave.
Castle Hayne, NC

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Mailing Address

PO Box 7795
Wilmington, NC  28406
 

Email

 info@hopeforwilmington.com

 
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