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. 

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Sabbath School 10:00am

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Adult Sabbath School YouTube Link

Children's Sabbath School Zoom Link

Youth Sabbath School Zoom Link

Divine Worship11:00am  Join us in person or on YouTube

Picnic on the Lawn AYS

Every 2nd and 4th Sabbaths of the Month


Prayer Line 7:30am Join Us On Zoom!


Prayer Meeting 7:30am Join Us On Zoom