Share the Son Sunday 2018

Our annual outdoor worship service was held on June 24, 2018. This year it was combined with the Men's Ministry annual cookout!

Officer Appreciation Day

Marina Rousseau and Sherry Green go to the 113th Precinct to show our appreciation and good will to our neighborhood precinct!

The Temple Within You 2014

The 2014 women's retreat celebrated a 10th year from May 15-18, 2014. We journeyed to Koinonia Coinference Center as we have in the past years. This year was a bit different because it was the smallest gathering since we began. We were small in number but mighty in spirit and the Lord was right there with us!

Pastor Rodney Celebrates One Year at New Hope!

On Sunday, December 8, 2013 the congregation of New Hope celebrated with our pastor of one year!  He was presented with a gift from everyone. A wonderful luncheon was served following worship service and we dined as only New Hope can!!

New Hope Celebrates 40 Years of Ministry!

We had a wonderful weekend at New Hope celebrating our 40th Anniversary beginning with a spectacular bar-b-q where lots of members tha have moved away attended. Sunday morning worship service was devine as our message was delivered by The Rev. Dr. Rudolph Featherstone. Our liturgcal dance team danced beautifully and our senior choir turned it all the way up! At 3 p.m. we re-convened at Antun's where we attended the Anniversary Gala hosted by The Capital Campaign Committe and honored assemblyman William Scarborough.  What a fabulous weekend of celebration we had!!!
Our own Grace Cohen warms the walkers up with a few stretches.

"Walking With New Hope Against Domestic Violence 2013"

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
For the 11th year, New Hope members and friends took to the streets of South East Queens to distribute literature about domestic violence. If you didn't join us this year, perhaps you will join us or send a representative next year.  Our walk is always the 2nd Saturday of October..rain or shine!
Michael Harvin did the introduction to Dr. Azhar and gave us the credentials of the stroke center at Lutheran Medical Ce

Around New Hope - 2

Events in New Hope or involving New Hope Friends and members
on the bus and ready to roll!

Crab Feast 2013

The Capital Campaign Committee of New Hope held their 2013 Crab Feast fund raiser which included a visit to Arundel Millls, Maryland Live!, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and a surpise stop to the White House! The Crab Feast was held at Michaels of 8th Avenue where we ate, danced and had fabulous fellowship!

"Share the Son-Share the Sun 2013"

For the first time since 2008, The Evanelism Committee had the opportunity to host their "Share the Son-Share the Sun" outdoor service! The weather was sunny, hot and steamy as we worshipped on the lawn of New Hope and there was no rain!
The New Hope Senior Choir all splendid in red!

Pentecost Sunday 2013

May 19thb was Pentecost Sunday and what a spirit filled day it was at New Hope!  We had four children receive their first Holy Communion and of the four, Lloyd Frazier was also baptized!!
The children are:
Akeem Davidson
Chance Laughton
Lloyd Frazier
Sara Smith
God bless our youth!

New Hope's 6th pastor-Rev. Rodney J. Smith!

What a glorious day it was for New Hope and our new pastor! Rev. Rodney j. Smith was installed on March 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
Robert Cohen is a very surprised recipient of the 2010 Mind of Christ Award!

Around New Hope

This album contains some of 
         the  events at New Hope or in the lives of our members....


Crab & Shrimp Feast 2012

The Capital Campaign Committee sponsored a fund raiser to Atlantic City, NJ  and Baltimore, MD.  The red carpet was rolled out by chairperson, Grace Cohen and the fun and fellowship began on Friday, August 3 and finished Saturday, August 4, 2012.  A wonderful time was had by all and we thank God that we were successful in our endeavor!

New Hope Expansion Dedication

This was truly a day of praise and thanksgiving!  Folks traveled from near and far including our past pastors The Rev. Dr. James R. Thomas and The Rev. Brenda K. Smith who were our guest speakers at the 10:00 a.m. service and the 4:00 p.m. services respectively.  If you weren't there you really missed a wonderful day at New Hope!

The Temple Within You - 2012

Twelve women traveled to Koinonia Conference Center on Thursday evening April 26, 2012 and returned safely to New Hope on Sunday, April 29, 2012.

The group had a wonderful time with events which included a healing service, daily devotional services twice a day, a relaxation workshop, massages and "be good to yourself time".

We enjoyed movie time (after the days scheduled events) which lasted late into the night for those who wanted to participate completed with fresh popcorn! Our last night we had snacks which included guacamole with chips, summer sausage, cheese, rice cakes and an assortment of other goodies!

Easter Egg Hunt & Program 2012

52 children and parents enjoyed learning about Jesus, coloring eggs and hunting for eggs on the lawn!

Ms Vida King turns 90!

Reatives, friends and relatives came from near and far came to salute Ms. Vida King on her 90th birthday!

Healthy Eating!

New Hope's first healthy cooking and eating was held on February 11, 2010. A lot was learned and it was a fun event for all!

Farewell Pr. Wesley!

The people of New Hope host a thank you farewell luncheon for The Rev Dr. Lee H. Wesley who has served our congregation three times as interim pastor. We wish him God's speed and love as he departs!

New Hope Theater

Our Theater Company has been relaunched!  Check out the first production:
"Allegory on 125th Street"

Lobster Feast 2011

Capital Campaign does it again!  A wonderfully planned excursion to Connecticut and Newport, Rhode Island where everyone ate plenty and had fabulous fellowship!

"Walking With New Hope Against Domestic Violence" 2010

We had a beautiful day as we walked through south east Queens distributing literature to combat domestic violence. We believe that at least one life was saved with God's grace and our efforts.

Fall Festival/Health Fair 2010

The Capital Campaign Committe hosted their 3rd Annual Fall Festval with the launching of our new Health Ministry!

Summer Series 2010

Our 2010 summer series is “Gifts” and we will used 1Corinthians 12:4-11 to explore and demonstrate gifts of the Holy Spirit working in New Hope. Here are some of the pictures of various ministries.

Lobster Fest 2010

The Capital Campaign Committee hosted another  fabulous fund raising 2 day trip to Connecticut. Included in thre trip was:

  • a stop at Foxwoods casino with a bonus game and free buffet lunch.
  • a wine & cheese party upon arriving at the beautiful Hampton Inn
  • an all-you-can-eat lobster fest with steaks prepared to your liking, shrimp, salad, veggies, lobsters, crab legs and a scrumptous dessert bar at world famous  "Crusty's" where the hospitality and service was phenomenal!
  • deluxe breakfast at the Hampton Inn
  • a stop at Moheghan Sun casino with onus play and free buffet lunch.

If you are not in any of these missed a wonderful trip!

3rd Annual Prayer Breakfast

The Capital Campaign Committe held their 3rd Annual Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, June 19,2010.  The theme was "There Is Joy In Prayer" and the speaker was New Hope's own Deacon anita Williams.   The breakfast was scrumptous and the fund raiser was well attended.

Men's Ministry Picnic 2010

The Men's Ministry hosted a fabulously filling picnic on June 27th as only they can do!  There was a wonderful menu of hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, sausages, grilled & bar-b-q chicken, macaroni salad, tossed salad, yellow rice, watermelon and assorted ice cream!  It was a wonderful day of fellowship and laughter for all.

Special thanks to the editor of "CONNECTIONS", Kirk Lindsay for sharing his pictures!
Gina & Vida King

The Temple Within You 2010

Our 7th annual women's retreat was held April 16-18, 2010 at Koinonia Conference Center in Highlad Lake, NY

Easter Egg Hunt and Program 2010

We were blessed to have a wonderful turn out for the annual Easte Egg Hunt and Program hosted by the Sunday School Staff and the Evangelism Committee.
Our newly renovated steps and entrance..Praise God!

Christmas Eve at New Hope-2009

See how we celebrated the birth of our Savior, Jesus the Christ with our newly improved santuary!
Mary Boza-November 2009

Meet Our Newest Members!

Join us in welcoming  
our newest members to the 
New Hope Family!

Here are some of our friends and guests as they enjoy dinner before the fall revival service.

Fall Revival 2009

"Taste and See That The Lord is GOOD!   That was the theme of the fall revival hosted by The Evangelism Committee October 19-21, 2009.  There was a wonderful sampling of spiritual feasts given!

"Walk With New Hope Against Domestic Violence"2009

"Walk With New Hope Against Domestic Violence " 2009 was held on Saturday, October 10, 2009. 

5k walk/run 2009

The Young Professionals of New Hope hosted their annual 5k walk/run for healthy communities and it was once again a wonderfully successful event, this year there was an added attraction of the Capital Campaign Committee's Fall Festival (raindate) where some of the vendors came out to offer wonderful merchandise for sale...see for yourself!
We are on the way to our 1st stop: Foxwoods in Connecticut

Lobster Bake

The Capital Campaign Committee hosted a fabulous week-end trip to New England which was packed with fun, fellowship and no shortage of food!  Take a peek & see....

Men's Ministry Picnic 2009

Worship, Fun, Food, Fellowship, Laughter these are all of the wonderful things that were experienced at Hempstead Lake State Park on June 28, 2009.  The Men's Ministry hosted a fantastic event as they always do!

WELCA Bible Study

On Saturday, June 13, 2009 WELCA hosted a bible study for women based on the book od Judges. Participants were from New Hope and other area churches.
Grace is checking the 'bag lunces' for the bus ride!

"The Temple Within You 2009"

Women of New Hope, sister churches, friends old & new as well as co-workers gathered together as "The Temple Within You 2009" was held April 17-19, 2009.  The weather was spectacular and God's abundance was in evidence!  The Holy Spirit filled the entire 1200 acres of Koinonia Conference Center.


Easter 2009 at New Hope

Despite the rainy weather, The Sunday School Staff and The Evangelism Committee hosted the annual Easter Egg Hunt and Program, a great time was had by all!

Michael & Theresa's wedding

Here are e few pictures from the wedding of Michael & Theresa Harvin.  The fabulous couple were married at The Swan Club on November 1, 2008.

Men's Day 2008

The Men's Ministry held their Men's Day Service on November 2, 2008.  The guest speaker was our own Sean McMillan.
Johnnie Mae Lindsay was the 1st vendor to arrive, she is all set up and waitng for buyers!

"Fall Festival"

Capital Campaign held their 1st"Fall Festival" on October 18, 2008.  There were vendors selling jewelry, Tupperware, Mary Kay, gently used clothing, books, stereo equipment, household items and much more.....the biggest hit; chicken and fish dinners with collard greens, mac & cheese, potato salad or peas & rice.  There were also  chicken and fish sandwiches and home made                                     cakes and pies, yum!

Outreach Strategies Ministry - 2008

The Outreach Strategies Ministry team hosted their 6th annual "Walk With New Hope Agaginst Domestic Violence" on October 11, 2008.  The walk was blessed with 70 degree weather and bright sunshine!

35th Anniversary Service

New Hope celebrated 35 years of ministry with a spirit filled service on September 21st.  A wonderful luncheon was served before the service and after the nutrition was received, souls were fed through song and word by all of the New Hope choirs; the speaker was our Interim Pastor, Rev. Dr. Lee Wesley.  Rev. Dianne Loufman, assistant to Bishop Rimbo brought greetings.

5k walk/run 2008

The Young Professional group held the 3rd annual 5k walk/run to benefit Care For the Homeless and New Hope Capital Campaign Fund.  The event was blessed with beautiful weather and a wonderful participant turn out.


New Hope Lutheran Church, friends, family, clergy & community came from near and far to bid Rev. Brenda K. Smith  farewell and God's speed on August 31, 2008.  Rev. Smith has accepted the call to the ELCA as the new Direcetor of Discipleship. There was a tremendous celebration following her final service as pastor.

ro. Calvin Seals ministers in music on the steel drum!

"Share The Son-Share The Sun"

The Evangelism Committee Hosts an outdoor service on the lawn of New Hope in an attempt to share the Holy Spirit through word and music with the community!
Chef Bob manning the grill as Judge Dan Joy assists!

The Men's Ministry 2008 Picnic

The Men's Ministry hosted their annual picnic at Hempstead Lake State Park.  Although rain was forcasted, our prayers were answered for a sunny dry day!  A wonderful time was had by all.
Proud recipient, Ophelia Coleman displays her plaque.

"Woman of The Year"

Ophelia Coleman was named "Woman of The Year - 2008" by the Men's Ministry on Mother's Day which fell on Pentecost Sunday!!
Deacon Anita,Ophelia Coleman,Grace Cohen & Ruby Joy(attended all 5 years) display the 1st 4 years t-shirts.

The Temple Within You 2008

"The Temple Within You" celebrated the 5th year anniversary April 18-20, 2008 at Koinonia Conference Center. Highland Lake, NY 
Praise & Worship was soul stirring!

2nd Annual Prayer Breakfast

"Prayer Changes Things"
Capital Campaign hosts New Hope's 2nd Annual Prayer Breakfast

Easter 2008 at New Hope

The Easter Egg Hunt & Program was a huge success as youth, advisors, parents and grandparents learned and played together!
Jean Strong and Robert Cohen lead the walkers and carry the banner.

"Walk With New Hope Against Domestic Violence"

The 4th Annual 
"Walk With New Hope 
Against Domestic Violence"
October 13, 2007

Nice Banner!

5k Walk/Run - 2007

The Young Professionals Of New Hope 
sponsor their 2nd Annual Run/Walk
                          to benefit "Care For The Homeless"
spiritual praise and worship!

1st Annual Prayer Breakfast

The Capital Campaign Committee
Hosted New Hope's 1st Annual
Prayer Breakfast on July 28, 2007

Great Worship, Great Food and Great Fellowship!


Fun Night with The Evangelism Committee

The Evangelism Committee hosted a family night of fun and games..a good time was had by all who attended!