New Hope United Methodist Church


The team is responsible for planning, organizing and monitoring food acquisition, storage, and distribution to eligible people in the New Hope area. Recommends a Food Bank budget, prepares grant proposals, and plans fund raising activities and public relations efforts to enhance public awareness of hunger. Provides direction and technical support for food distribution.

Help feed the hungry and make a difference by filling the New Hope United Methodist Church food pantry bins and shelves. We need nutritious, non–perishable foods. Please ensure that all donations are nonperishable, do not require refrigeration, and have not expired. Also, we cannot accept any glass items.

Listed below are the most needed foods and items:
Canned Beans/Chili
Canned Fruit/Fruit Cups
Canned Meals
Canned Ravioli
Canned Soup
Canned Stews
Canned Tuna
Canned Vegetables
Cereal Bars
Dried Beans
Juice/Juice Boxes
Pasta Sauce
Peanut Butter
Protein Bars
Toilet Paper
Water in Plastic Bottles

The donation bin is located in the narthex at church. The New Hope UM Church Food Pantry is open the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The New Hope Food Pantry Ministry is committed to helping alleviate hunger in New Hope, NC. In addition to visiting the New Hope United Methodist Church Food Pantry here are some other links and information that may help.

Using food stamps can help you fill your grocery bag. It’s easy to find out if you’re eligible for the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP (formerly food stamps) and to apply.

Learn how to access your SNAP benefits >>

How to apply for SNAP benefits >>

How to apply for WIC benefits >>

Meal Programs for Children

School–aged children are among those in America most–severely affected by hunger. But there are ways to ensure your children are getting the nutrition they need even when times are tight.

New Hope United Methodist Church Food Pantry is an affiliate of Food Bank of the Albemarle and Feeding America. If you would like additional information on the Food Pantry contact the Coordinator at 252–264–4535.

Gleaning Local Fields to help Feed the Hungry


Early on Saturday morning twenty-three gleaning volunteers of all ages arrived at the Parker Farm, located in northwestern Pasquotank County, to glean over 1,000 pounds of potatoes. The volunteers were organized by Walker Rayburn a volunteer gleaning coordinator from the Society of St. Andrew.

Gleaning 2011

On a beautiful Saturday in June twelve folks from New Hope United Methodist Church helped glean 2,600 pounds of potatoes from a local farmer's field in northwestern Pasquotank County.

Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ who will be in service to the needs of people in the
community of New Hope and beyond.
   Enter to worship – – Depart to serve.

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New Hope United Methodist Church     2098 New Hope Road | Hertford, NC 27944
This page was last updated Tuesday, September 23, 2014.