News

March 6, 2018

The March – April edition of our newsletter is here!

Check out our latest news, including articles on MCEF and Shepherd’s Way, by clicking this link: March-April 2018 NHPC Newsletter  

March 2, 2018

I am a Christian…

As we continue to pray for the survivors and loved ones of those killed in the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, we cannot help but ponder many things. After the Las Vegas mass shooting, former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly wrote:  “Public safety demands logical gun laws but the issue is […]

February 25, 2018

The theology of God’s covenant

At the heart of the Presbyterian and Reformed Tradition is the theology of God’s covenant with Abraham and its fulfillment in Christ. The covenant is far more than a promise, it is a beacon for God’s people through time. Today, we focused on the great story of the covenant in Genesis 17.    

February 18, 2018

“Remember your baptism – and be thankful.”

“Remember your baptism – and be thankful.”  You hear these words every week, and yet sometimes we wonder why we make so much of this (for many of us) long-ago event. Baptism is how Christians receive their ultimate identity. Saying that we are baptized is like saying we were given a name by our parents – […]

February 18, 2018

Today Commemorates the Transfiguration

Today commemorates the Transfiguration – the experience the disciples had with Jesus on the mountain top when he appeared with the Moses and Elijah. What did this eye-popping event mean then… and now? Scriptures for this week include 2 Kings 2:1-12, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 and Mark 9:2-9.

February 9, 2018

Orange Juice and Fruit Are Needed for the Homeless

Every week, the Shepherd’s Way Relief Center hosts a hot meal to about 100 homeless men and women.  On Monday (Feb. 12). we are providing the breakfast and we have all of the ingredients.  The center has asked us if we can also provide orange juice and fruit. We want to be able to give […]

February 4, 2018

How do we make sure the Gospel is truly good news for all who hear it?

Everyone knows that “Gospel” is translated from a Greek word that means “good news.”  Not happy, necessarily, but good.                              Think about it – good news can make us relieved, make us weak-kneed, make us astonished, make us weep and even make us […]

February 2, 2018

Introducing Our New Staff Member

We are pleased to introduce Summer Foley as our new part-time Interim Director of Christian Education. Children, education, and advocacy have been important to Summer’s personal mission, as a mother, an educator an an elementary school volunteer, and an advocate of children with special needs. Summer has a passion for fostering spiritual growth in children of all ages and abilities. She […]

January 28, 2018

How do you feel when you witness injustice?

How do you feel when you witness injustice? If it is happening in front of you?  If it is something you see on TV?  If it is something that the government is doing? What is our obligation as Christians? As Jesus begins his ministry, he encounters a man possessed by an unclean spirit. At Sunday’s service, we found out […]

January 23, 2018

Bible Study Groups for Women, Men and Children

Are you looking for a bible study group?  We have groups for men, women and kids.  Email Graham Sellors at graham@newhanoverpres.org or call us 804-730-9700, if you are interested in joining one of groups for fellowship, fun and meaningful discussions.

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