The new year marks Hopewell Presbyterian Church’s 250th anniversary. A church committee has planned events for members and the community to celebrate the milestone throughout the year. Guest Reverend Bob Wise will lead the 250th celebration kick-off luncheon Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. The church will continue celebrating the 1700s with three more events from March, then move on to each century of the church’s life, devoting on quarter of 2012 to each century. For more information, visit

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