What We Say

April 10, 2014

Spring Events at Hanover

As the world seems to come to life with the blossoming of flowers and trees and the sounds of returning wildlife, Hanover is a bustle of activity in the spring. We invite you to join us for some very special events this year. Sunday, April 27 – Annual Deacons’ Luncheon The Hanover Board of Deacons […]

April 7, 2014

Holy Week

Holy Week

“God has provided a rhythm of season which orders life and influences the church’s worship. God’s work of redemption in Jesus Christ offer the Church a central pattern for ordering worship in relationship to significant occasions in the life of Jesus and of the people of god. The Church thus has come to observe the […]

April 4, 2014

The Flash! – April 3, 2014

The Flash! - April 3, 2014

April 3, 2014 One of the great liberation songs for African-American slaves tells the story of Mary of Bethany weeping at the death of her brother Lazarus.  “Oh Mary, Don’t You Weep” is a classic Negro spiritual that offered the hope of freedom by telling a coded story: urging Mary not to weep for her […]

March 31, 2014

The Herald – April 2014

The Herald - April 2014

April 2014 Herald

March 28, 2014

The Flash! – March 27, 2014

The Flash! - March 27, 2014

  March 27, 2014 A steamroller never sounded so sweet.  Late in the afternoon today the diesel-powered piece of road equipment that I would like most to operate before meeting my maker was doing its thing on 18th Street: packing down asphalt to seal the gaping hole that has been with us for fifteen weeks.Rejoice, […]

March 21, 2014

The Flash! – March 20, 2014

The Flash! - March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014 So, the (justifiable) rap about Hanover’s pastor: he’s obsessed with sports, and especially analogies about sports and faith.  In the Lenten spirit of resisting temptation, said pastor will abstain from offering one of the many analogies begging to be unpacked with the onset of March Madness…the annual 68 team extravaganza that leads […]

March 13, 2014

The Flash! – March 13, 2014

The Flash! - March 13, 2014

Greetings and salutations from your Church Administrator! Andy has been gracious enough to share this space with me as he travels with his family for the next couple of days. What an interesting time of year to begin a journey of work with Hanover! Lent has begun, a time of slowing down and reflecting on […]

March 7, 2014

The Flash! – March 6, 2014

The Flash! - March 6, 2014

March 6, 2014Last evening foreheads were smudged with ashes to mark the first of forty purple days of repentance.  Each smudge reminds its bearer of the circle of life: that “we are dust, and to dust we shall return.” One of the passages read each year on Ash Wednesday is from the sermon on the […]

March 6, 2014

Ash Wednesday Pancake Supper

Ash Wednesday Pancake Supper

March 5, 2014

Hanover Youth Events

Hanover Youth Events

Beyond Box City 25% of families in New Castle County live in poverty. Children make up 45% of Delaware’s homeless population. Family Promise of Northern New Castle County is an interfaith organization providing food and hospitality for homeless families. It engages 800+ volunteers through over 30 congregations to help families with children get back on-and […]

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