Pastor Michael Edwards
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Michael Edwards is a veteran pastor from the Allegheny East Conference. He is currently the pastor to the New Hope Community SDA church as well as the New Joy Fellowship SDA church in Hagerstown.  Pastor Edwards was born and raised in Philadelphia, and is an avid Philadelphia professional sports fan, including the Philadelphia Eagles.  


He earned a degree in Theology at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama and a M.Div. at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.  In addition to his pastoral duties at New Hope and its sister church, New Joy, Pastor Edwards is a health enthusiast. He is a certified personal trainer and nutritionist.  Michael Edwards lives in Hagerstown with his wife. 

New Location


Mailing Address:

PO Box 4223

Frederick, MD 21702

Church Address:

10034 Hansonville Road Frederick, MD 21702


Tel: (240) 397-8023 



Service Times


Sabbath School 10:00am Join Us On Zoom!

Adult Sabbath School 

Children's Sabbath School

Youth Sabbath School

Divine Worship10:45am Join Us On Zoom!

New Hope Fellowship Hour 3:30pm

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Prayer Line 7:30am Join Us On Zoom!


Prayer Meeting 7:30am Join Us On Zoom or Live on Facebook!

7:30 PM