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   May 2019   
Upcoming Events


Adult Bible Study
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
We presently offer two adult Bible Study Classes. One meets in Fellowship Hall and is facilitated by The Pastor.
The second class meets in the Sanctuary is facilitated by Leland and Beth Crawford . Material used to enhance their study is Bible Explorer from Lifeway. Every one is welcome Come early for refreshments.
11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Worship in Fellowship, Music and Message.
Usher's Training Meeting
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
This training is for current ushers and is open to anyone, male or female, who may be interested in becoming an usher. We will discuss procedures and how we can be more efficient in our services.
Sunday Night Place to Be
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Conference with Pastor
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Pastor is available for private conference everyTuesday from 10 AM until 2 PM. Please call 941-685-4367 to establish an appointment
Englewood Elementary Luncheon
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
We will be preparing soup, salad, and desserts for the end of year luncheon for Englewood Elementary teachers. Please sign up if you can bring a soup, salad, or dessert for the teachers, and also if you can help serve at the luncheon. This is an annual event for the mission's committee as we express our thanks to our teachers for their hard work each school year.


Midweek Prayer Service
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Group time of prayer as we share our praise and concerns with our Lord and each other.
Midweek Bible Study
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pastor facilitates. DVD or verse by verse. Bring your favorite Study Bible and other Resources


Sandwich Ministry
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Come help us make sandwiches for the homeless. Bread, meat, and cheese provided. You can bring chips, cookies, etc, to supplement the packets. We meet in the fellowship hall.
Food Pantry
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry is open every Thursday (except when holiday falls on Thursday) and is open to anyone with a need for food. The pantry is staffed by church volunteers and there is always a need for people to help out. Rick Sims is in charge of oversight of the program. This year, the food pantry will be closed on Thanksgiving and the 4th of July.
A.A. Meeting
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Worship Leader

Shelly Burgan

Shelly joined the staff on March 3, 2019, as our worship leader.  She has an extensive musical background in churches all over the area.  She is talented in voice, as well as on the piano and keyboard.  She is a valuable addition to our worship service.  She is upbeat and full of enthusiasm for the Lord.  She will bring a new dimension to our services.

Ministry Assistant

Cindy Stone

Office  941-474-7647  Cindy handles all things financial for the church and is our purchasing agent.  She takes care of odering all supplies for the church, as well as balancing the checkbook.  

Ministry Assistant

Kay Rice

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Kay Rice came on board at New Hope Baptit Church on January 3, 2018, in the capacity of advertising/media coverage for the church.  Kay and her husband, Ed, have 5 children and 12 grandchildren.   Kay and Ed hail from central Illinois and have been Florida residents since 1995, with a 2 year stint in Aiken, South Carolina.   Kay has an administrative background, as well as 12 years as a medical transcriptionist.  


Bob Sharp

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Office and Voice Mail: 941-474-7647

Cell Phone:  941-685-4367


Interim Pastor: 1993-1994
Interim Pastor  October 2007-January 2008
Called as Pastor: February 2008

Marrried to Pat since June 1962
      Three Children
       Nine Grandchildren
       Two Great Grandchild

Saved at Southside Baptist Church Sarasota:  1973-1990
First Baptist Sarasota: 1990-93/94-1999
Sarasota Baptist::1999-2007

SBC Certified Deacon Trainer 1984
Certified Master Life Trainer 1993

Contract Worker  FBC  1984-2012

Owned and Operated Sharp Wood Products  1981-2000 (sold)
Owned and Operated Sharp Team 2000-2015


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