New Hope is proud of its vibrant mission of outreach which serves both our local community and those in need throughout the world.
The fourth Saturday of every month finds many New Hope members serving breakfast at the day resource center for the homeless in Howard County. If you are able to help out, please sign up at Sign Up Genius. New Hope also provides supplies for the center and its food pantry. The Day Center provides a hot meal, shower facilities, laundry, food and clothing pantries, health care and social services 3 days a week for 4 hours a day.
Little Free Library
There are two libraries on our property, one for children and one for adults, where people can take a book or leave a book.
Blessings in a Backpack
We support Cradlerock Elementary School with their program to send food home each week to families in need.
Seafarer's International in Baltimore
We make knit hats for the sailors.
FIRN (Foreign-born Information and Referral Network)
We adopt families for Thanksgiving, providing baskets of food. We also help provide furniture and household items as the needs arise.
Each year the New Hope community adopts 50 children angels and 50 senior angels for Christmas.
Blessings Bags for the Homeless
We fill bags of food and other needed items for our members to hand to people in need on the street.
Cold Weather Shelter
Each year we host a week of the Howard County Cold Weather Shelter, providing food and a warm place to sleep for those in need.
On the second Sunday of even months we provide breakfast at a shelter for women and families near Fort Meade.
Lutheran World Relief
We make quilts and fleece blankets year round at our biweekly craft nights and special service days. We assemble personal care kits in January, during Lent and at VBS. We assemble school kits in September.
Final Exam Survival Bags
We assemble bags of goodies twice a year for Lutheran Campus Ministry at Towson, Morgan and UMBC.
The third Saturday of odd numbered months finds many New Hope members serving dinner at the Men's Shelter. The men's shelter is in downtown Baltimore, near M&T Stadium.
Amazing Grace is an inner city church in Baltimore in need. New Hope collects donations for its food pantry every month. We also collect hats and coats at our Christmas pageant for Amazing Grace.
Several New Hope members regularly visit the prisons in Jessup for Bible studies, worship services, and book groups.
New Hope also supports these organizations: