New Hope is proud of its vibrant mission of outreach which serves both our local community and those in need throughout the world. If you have any questions regarding these programs, please contact Kathy Piet
Grassroots Day Resource Center
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.
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.
Baltimore Station - Men's Station
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.
Seafarer's International in Baltimore
We make knit hats for the sailors of Seafarer's
Several New Hope members regularly visit the prisons in Jessup for Bible studies, worship services, and book groups.
Amazing Grace Lutheran Church
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.
Final Exam Survival Bags
We assemble bags of goodies twice a year for Lutheran Campus Ministry at Towson, Morgan and UMBC.
Blessing 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.
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.
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 group meetings and special service days. We assemble personal care kits in January, during Lent and at VBS. We assemble school kits in September.
FIRN stands for 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.