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      BEACON

     OF HOPE

         

 A Christian church on Martha's Vineyard

"Show me the way I should go,

for to You I lift up my soul.

Teach me to do Your will,

for You are my God;

May Your good Spirit

lead me on level ground."

Psalm 143:8 & 10

 
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REACHING UP

 
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SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP

Sunday Mornings 10:00-11:30

We are happy to meet together every Sunday at 10 AM (usually out by 11:30) to see each other, worship God,

and learn how to live better as Christians.

Our current theme is "Footprints for Christian Living".

ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

176 Katama Road in Edgartown (American Legion Hall) and on Facebook Live

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THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY

6 PM

A small bite to eat, catch up a little, then get into the Bible.

This is truly a Bible Study, from the Book of Numbers.

48 Dodger's Hole Road in Edgartown

*NO STUDY MAY 19

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KID'S CHURCH!

Every Sunday after praise and worship (music)


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PRAYER

Every Saturday morning

8:45 at the Ocean Park Gazebo, Oak Bluffs, and also Sunday mornings about 9 in the kitchen of our meeting place
(176 Katama Road, Edgartown)

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REACHING OUT

 
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MISSIONS

“OUR MISSIONARIES CARRY OUR HEARTS

WHERE WE CANNOT GO”

(MELINDA DEFEO)

Beacon of Hope helps support 4 such missionaries:

1. Pastor Bill Devlin (livereckless.info), ministering in Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, and more (pictured above with children in Kurdistan).

*PB will be speaking at Beacon of Hope Sunday Morning in August!

2. Pastor Hanna Massad, ministering in Gaza and Jordan.

3. An unnamed person who ministers in an unnamed nation due to antagonism towards Christianity.

4. Seth Irby of CRU, training worship leaders across the USA.

*Seth will be speaking at Beacon of Hope July 3!

*We receive a special Missions Offering on the second Sunday

of every month.

We welcome your help in being faithful to financially contribute to these who have set aside their own comforts in order to comfort others with the Gospel.

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SERVING HANDS FOOD DISTRIBUTION

We encourage people to help this local organization affiliated with Martha's Vineyard Community Services which helps local people in need.

Next distribution date is Friday, May 27, 10 AM at the First Baptist Church of Vineyard Haven.

Come and help.

(If you need food contact Alicia at anicholson@mvcommunityservices.org)

"Our people must learn to devote themselves

to doing what is good, in order to provide for urgent needs

and not live unproductive lives."

Titus 3:14

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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Part of Samaritan's Purse, this annual ministry easily and joyfully gathers and puts toys, necessities, and the gospel into the hands of needy children around the world. 

(That's Melissa V and Melinda D pictured).

This is your Service Description. Use this space to explain this service in more detail.

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MVMG

(MARTHA'S VINEYARD MEN OF GOD)

We meet every month.

Next is Saturday, May 21 at Mo's (PA Club), Oak Bluffs, 6 PM.

Always good food and a good and encouraging time to authentically connect with other men.

22 Moss Avenue in Oak Bluffs (behind the Ocean View Restaurant).


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WOMEN'S STUDY

Every Wednesday at 6:30 PM. 

"Boundaries" is the title of the current book.

48 Dodger's Hole Road in Edgartown

 
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ABOUT BEACON OF HOPE

 Beacon of Hope is a non-denominational Christian church on Martha's Vineyard. 

It was started in 2014 by a group of believers in Jesus Christ who were called to start

a new fellowship for Islanders and visitors alike.

After setting an excellent foundation,  Rev. Don Bradley retired as the lead pastor. 

Rev. Greg Bar returned to the Island in January of 2020 to pastor the church

(having ministered on M.V. previously from 1986 through 2004),

and Rev. John McCormick is our Associate Pastor. 

As a body of believers we are committed to following Jesus every day with integrity, loving our neighbors, caring for those in need, studying His word, worshipping and praying together, and growing in His grace and wisdom. Our Book is the Bible, our Lord is Jesus Christ, our spiritual family is everyone who is a Christian, and our neighbors are the world.

We recognize that we have not yet "arrived", but are on a journey

as disciples (students) of Jesus Christ,

and we invite you to join us.

We invite you to visit any one of our meetings, check us out on Facebook and contact us there, or by phone (774-310-3343) or email (beaconofhopechurchmv@gmail.com).

You may also email the pastor directly at beaconofhopepastormv@gmail.com.

Our meetings are also on YouTube (hopemv) and MVTV Sundays mornings at 11 (and mvtv.org).

 
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"Praise the Lord, my soul;
    all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
 Praise the Lord, my soul,
    and forget not all his benefits—
 who forgives all your sins
    and heals all your diseases,
 who redeems your life from the pit
    and crowns you with love and compassion,
 who satisfies your desires with good things
    so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

 The Lord works righteousness
    and justice for all the oppressed.

 He made known his ways to Moses,
    his deeds to the people of Israel:
 The Lord is compassionate and gracious,
    slow to anger, abounding in love.
 He will not always accuse,
    nor will he harbor his anger forever;
 He does not treat us as our sins deserve
    or repay us according to our iniquities.
 For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
    so great is his love for those who fear him;
 as far as the east is from the west,
    so far has he removed our transgressions from us.

 As a father has compassion on his children,
    so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him;
 for he knows how we are formed,
    he remembers that we are dust.
 The life of mortals is like grass,
    they flourish like a flower of the field;
 the wind blows over it and it is gone,
    and its place remembers it no more.
 But from everlasting to everlasting
    the Lord’s love is with those who fear him,
    and his righteousness with their children’s children—
 with those who keep his covenant
    and remember to obey his precepts.

 The Lord has established his throne in heaven,
    and his kingdom rules over all.

 Praise the Lord, you his angels,
    you mighty ones who do his bidding,
    who obey his word.
 Praise the Lord, all his heavenly hosts,
    you his servants who do his will.
 Praise the Lord, all his works
    everywhere in his dominion.

Praise the Lord, my soul."

Psalm 103

 
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CONNECT WITH BEACON OF HOPE

We are here for you! 

Do you have questions about God?

Want to learn more about Faith? 

Learn how to join our community?

In need of prayer? 

Want to talk with a pastor?

Use this form or connect with us on facebook at facebook.com/BeaconOfHopeMV

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