New Hope Serves

New Hope Serves

Saturday, May 4
God is at work and we want to join Him! New Hope Serves is an opportunity for the entire church family to set aside a day to see what God is doing in our community.

We're working alongside those who serve our community and are developing relationships with people who are often overlooked: the elderly, the disabled and the poor. You'll find a wide variety of projects taking place simultaneously throughout the day, each designed to strengthen our relationships as a church with strategic community leaders or community members. 

Worship Night

Friday, May 3, 7pm, Ministry Center
Prepare your heart to serve our community by worshipping God in prayer and song. All are welcome. No registration for the worship night.


Register for one of these projects taking place on Saturday, May 4.


Second Harvest Heartland
Location: 7101 Winnetka Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Time: 9–11:30am
Volunteers: 40 (ages 8+)
Leader: Michelle Hopkins
Overview: Second Harvest Heartland is a food bank that finds solutions to connect the resources of our community with its hungry neighbors. We are working in their warehouse to sort and repackage food.

Location: 4141 Douglas Drive N, Crystal, MN 55427
Time: 4–8pm (1-hour shifts)
Volunteers: 2–3 per shift. 8–12 total.
Leader: Holly Miller
Overview: Serve a catered dinner to Robbinsdale, New Hope and Crystal Police Departments and the West Metro Fire Department. This project is perfect for families with older elementary/middle school children.

New Life Family Services—PROJECT IS FULL
Location: Richfield Shoppes North, 6517 Nicollet Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423
Time: 9am–12pm
Volunteers: Maximum of 15. All ages welcome.
Leader: Rachael Cunningham
Overview: At New Life Family Services, they believe each person should have the ability to receive physical, emotional and spiritual support as they face pregnancy-related situations and circumstances. This project involves several projects, including bundling diapers, sorting clothes, fundraiser preparation and other tasks. 

Robbinsdale Women’s Center—PROJECT IS FULL
Location: 3826 West Broadway Ave, Robbinsdale, MN 55422
Time: After 1pm 
Volunteers: Maximum of 15. High school and older only.
Overview: Robbinsdale Women’s Center provides lab-quality pregnancy tests with immediate results, consultation and ultrasound services to those making decisions about unintended pregnancies. We may work on interior painting, outside yard work and final remodel details.

Meadow Lake Elementary School
Location: 8528 62nd Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428
Time: 9–11:30am
Volunteers: Maximum of 15. All ages welcome.
Leader: Tim Bodkin
Overview: Meadow Lake is in the Robbinsdale School District. This is the fifth year we are assisting with weeding and restoring their rain garden.  

North Ridge Health & Rehabilitation 
Location: 5430 Boone Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428. Activity Room.
Time: 10:30am–12pm
Volunteers: Maximum of 15. Family-friendly project.
Leader: Stephanie Jeffrey
Overview: Engaging with the residents of the assisted and independent living apartments through music and board games.

Ambassador Good Samaritan
Location: 8100 Medicine Lake Rd, New Hope, MN 55427
Time: 9:30am–12pm
Volunteers: Maximum of 10–15. Family-friendly project.
Overview: Ambassador is a rehab and outpatient therapy center that's part of the Good Samaritan Society network. Our group leads a devotional and hymn sing, following up with games and conversation with the residents. 

North Park Plaza—PROJECT IS FULL
Location: 8291 45th Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428
Time: 12:30–2:30pm
Volunteers: Maximum of 10.
Leader: Karen Behm
Overview: North Park Plaza is a low-income senior housing complex in New Hope that is a part of Volunteers of America. We are continuing to build relationships with the residents through hosting a tea party.

Evermore Community Bag Donations
This is a great opportunity if you're unable to take part in the May 4 event. Evermore Community provides monthly respite for adoptive and foster moms. It is a peaceful weekend to connect with others, relax and leave refreshed. Drop off donations for gift bags at the main campus reception desk. Suggested donations: coffee gift cards, nail polish, body lotion, bath bombs and salts, snacks (chocolate, granola and energy bars, including gluten free), devotional books, coffee mugs, tea, candles and essential oils.


Community Outreach or 763-533-5887

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