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  • 24-Hr Prayer Line!

    The Baltimore-Washington Conference prayer line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 800-936-6893. Sponsored by the United Methodist Men of the Baltimore-Washington Conference.


  • Get Plugged In: I Want to Join this Church!

     If you are interested in joining Good Hope Union United Methodist Church, please visit our "Get Plugged In Now" table located in the Narthex to sign-up for our next New Members Introductory Class or contact our New Members Coordinator, Bro. David Marston at secretaryghu@goodhopeunion.org for more information. Blessings!


  • Celebrating the Gift of Salvation!

    Beloved, we want to celebrate the gift of God's salvific love (salvation) with you! If you have professed Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior for the first time this year, please let us know. We are excited about God at work in You! If you are uncertain, we are here for you as well. God loves all people and desires for all to live in the abundance of God's life-giving power. As people of faith, we want to stand with you, to encourage you, and to equip you for the journey ahead. Please send us an e-mail at secretaryghu@goodhopunion.org with your name and contact information or call the church office so that we can share the next steps with you. We praise God for your decision and look forward to our time together!


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Upcoming Events
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SAT
Hear My Prayer
Will be meeting the 2nd and 4th Sunday immediately following services.
NOV

26

SUN
Hear My Prayer
Will be meeting the 2nd and 4th Sunday immediately following services.
Sunday School Bible Institute
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Sunday School for All Ages!
Prayer
10:45 AM
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29

WED
DEC

03

SUN
Sunday School Bible Institute
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Sunday School for All Ages!
Prayer
10:45 AM
DEC

04

MON
Free Community Dinner
6:00 PM to 7:45 PM
DEC

06

WED
Bible Search
Young Adult Ministry
Chairperson/Coordinator: Vacant

Young Adult Ministry Coordinator work with the church and community leaders of all ages to address the needs of young adults and opportunities for growing as Christian disciples. Young-adult ministry shall be for, with, and by young adults. Young adults in the congregation and community will grow in faith as Christian disciples.

Spiritual Gifts and Qualifications Helpful for the Job

  • The young-adult ministry coordinator benefits from having one or more of these spiritual gifts: servanthood, teaching, exhortation (encouragement), leadership, administration, evangelism (meeting new people), helping, and shepherding. This leader should show evidence of passion for young-adult ministry, prior effective ministry leadership, and evidence of active and growing discipleship.
  • Useful skills for this position are the ability to listen to and communicate with people of all ages and the ability to work with other ministry leaders, delegate responsibility, and follow up to complete tasks.
  • This leader should show genuine interest in responding to the hopes and concerns of young adults in the community.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • The coordinator of young-adult ministry will be attentive to the hopes, concerns, and needs of young adults in the community to determine how the congregation might serve them and how they might serve one another as Christian disciples and good neighbors. The coordinator will identify key people in the community and congregation for collaboration and advocacy for young people’s issues.
  • The coordinator needs to be familiar with the congregation’s overall goals and how they are achieved through the congregation’s ministry with young people.
  • The coordinator will promote understanding of Christian vocation in daily life, building an understanding of God’s call to all Christians.
  • This leader will advocate that all young people are welcome and expected to be vital participants in the congregation.
  • The coordinator will work with people of all ages to plan and carry out ministry with young adults in a varied and wide-ranging program that includes worship, study, fellowship, service opportunities, and more.
  • The coordinator will be informed of and follow the conference child safety/vulnerable adult policies, procedures, and requirements to be followed by the local church.
  • The coordinator intentionally communicates with organizations, people, and resources in the community that relate to young adults and seeks to connect the congregation with the community.
  • The coordinator will guide the work of the young-adult leadership team (if organized) throughout the year, including planning its agendas and presiding at its meetings.
  • The coordinator will work with other leaders to learn about curriculum and other resources available for young adults in order to help teachers and group leaders select appropriate resources for study and growth.

 

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