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Letters to the Editor

April 24, 2014

Annual Talent Show an awesome evening

Dear Editor,

Our new venue this year offered us everything for a delightful evening of entertainment, praise and worship. The John Bain family, new owners of the Rathbun Country Music Theatre, worked really hard to get it ready for us to hold our fourth annual Talent Show. We had plenty of parking, seating and even snacks for the show. And the weather was an added bonus as God blessed us with a beautiful evening.

Everyone enjoyed a wonderful evening of entertainment, some awesome testimonies, and even a few giggles. Each year we host some of the most gifted performers around the area. For those of you who couldn’t make it, you really did miss out on an evening of clean family fun.

Check out our Face book page to view photos of the performers and staff. Login to your Face book account, then in search bar, type New Hope Ministry & Counseling Center.

Among the performers, we enjoyed a variety of singers, a couple of lovely dance expressions, a violinist, guitar arrangements and some very moving songs performed by a local worship band. Every performance was done with excellence and the audience confirmed, “What a blessing. God was certainly in this place!”

This was an annual fundraiser for New Hope Counseling Center which yielded a great reward of over $1,750. God just continues to amaze us. New Hope is a local mission work offering all of our counseling services free of charge. Your donations make it possible to continue offering help and hope to the hurting. Your donations are changing people’s lives.

If you were unable to attend, but would like to make a donation, send it to New Hope Ministry, P.O. Box 151, Centerville, IA 52544. If you have any questions for the ministry or staff, send us an e-mail @ newhopeministrycc.org or call us at (641) 856-3326. You are always welcome to visit us in person at our new location 834 S. 16th in Centerville. God Bless you!

The staff of New Hope Ministry & Counseling Center Centerville

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