Serving Opportunities

Children’s Ministry—BibleLand

Volunteers help with all aspects of New Hope’s ministry to children from infants–6th grade. Classroom opportunities exist for Shepherds (teachers) and assistants to teach and care for children. Other volunteers are needed to participate on prayer team, greet and assist families, disinfect classroom equipment and toys, sew bible costumes, prepare curriculum materials, work with the Children’s Director on various administrative tasks, coordinate volunteer schedule and assist with New Hope Kids’ Khoir, Kids’ Worship Team and special events. Time commitment varies.  Contact Deborah Wright – Children’s Ministry Director @ 517.339.9000 or

Christian Services

New Hope collects various items to donate to Christian Services. The items desired for specific months are published in the church bulletin. Volunteers can be part of this ministry by bringing requested items to the church, taking collected items to Christian Services’ location (monthly), or being part of a furniture transportation team that delivers furniture from Christian Services to a specific location (monthly). There is also a great need for telephone volunteers who talk with call-in clients at the Christian Services office. Training is provided. They can be contacted at or call 517-394-5413

Communion Preparation

Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of every month. Volunteers are needed to help in the following areas: Preparation of the communion elements on the Saturday before communion; Clean up after the Saturday evening service; Clean up after the Sunday morning services.  With a sufficient number of volunteers, commitment would be 2-3 times a year. Contact Dianne Hudgins @ or 517-575-0666


Greet people and hand out bulletins before Saturday evening or Sunday morning services. Contact Michelle Wilkinson @

Volunteers assist with set up for events (tables, chairs, tech equipment, etc.), general maintenance (painting, small repairs, etc.) and general or detailed cleaning and organization. Volunteer as your schedule permits. Contact Darla @ or 517-339-9000


The hospitality ministry is an opportunity to serve on Saturday evenings or Sunday mornings by setting up snacks (breads, cookies, coffee, juice and water). Food is already purchased. Volunteers arrange platters, make juice and coffee, set the tables and clean up. Serve as often as you have time, e.g. monthly. Contact Cindy @ or 517-655-3581

Lawn & Landscape Maintenance

Lawn Care - Consists of five or six people who mow the lawn on a rotational basis (usually weekly from April through October). The team also trims trees, around trees and keeps weeds under control around sidewalks. Larry Brown @ or 517-655-3581

Landscape Maintenance—Help maintain the flower beds at New Hope throughout the spring, summer and fall. This ministry involves weeding, trimming and planting in the flower and shrubbery beds as needed. Interested volunteers will be contacted as to when and where work needs to be done. There will also be some church wide Clean-up and Work days in which volunteers can participate as their schedule allows. Time involvement is according to schedule of volunteers...there are always weeds to be pulled! Contact the church office 517-339-9000

Meal Ministry

Prepare and deliver meals to those in need (new moms, grieving, sick, etc.). You will be notified in advance. Rebecca @ or 517-375-1552

Prayer Ministry

We want the honor and privilege of praying with you. Join our prayer team or share your prayer concerns in one of three ways: 

  1. Complete a card in the pew rack and put it in one of the offering boxes; 
  2. Call the church at 339-9000; or 
  3. Send an email message to

Three prayer gatherings are held each week: 

  • Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM in The Crossroads, 
  • Saturday evenings at 5:15 PM 
  • Sunday mornings at 8:30 AM in the Connection Café.
  • For more information contact Chris @

S.O.S.—Super Outstanding Servants

Come fellowship with other volunteers while you assist with office work, curriculum prep, etc. Meets on Thursdays from 10 AM-Noon as your schedule permits.  Call Debbie or Rae at 517.339.9000 or email or

New Hope Ladies Events

Volunteers are needed for two major events (spring and fall). Men and women can help in the kitchen (serving food and cleaning up) and assist with other non-food-related responsibilities. Volunteer throughout the year by helping with mailings, overseeing food and set-up for the weekly studies, selling tickets and books for studies and events, and participating on a prayer team. Contact Rae at 517-339-9000 or

Worship & Technology Ministry

Worship Team - Those gifted with abilities to help foster, facilitate and lead worship work with the Worship Director to use their God-given gifts in corporate worship. Members of the worship team do not serve every week, but according to their desired levels of participation. Commitment usually involves a two hour mid-week rehearsal and 7:30 AM arrival on scheduled Sundays.

Technical Ministry - Tech team members facilitate all the technical aspects of services and events at New Hope. Commitment usually involves one hour of assistance with mid-week rehearsal and 7:15 AM arrival on scheduled Sundays.

Contact Michael Glenn @ or 517-775-6649