In the waters of baptism, we are claimed as children of God, as part of God’s family, which means we don’t live in this world separate from one another. Let’s adjust our new extended spring break schedules and join together in some time of deepening our faith and listening to how God is calling us…

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Holy Week: A Lesson for Today’s Times As Holy Week dawns, I find that the events of 2,000 years ago can speak to us today. In the wake of this plague, we need Jesus even more. Palm Sunday brought cheering crowds rallying to the mission and ministry of this radical man Jesus. They were one…

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Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. Isaiah 41:10 Our community has been faced with a great challenge. During the month of March, we have all been presented…

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March 13, 2020 Dear Friends, Hope Lutheran is a place of relationship! It is a place to make connections, where we gather to sing, pray, commune, share peace and fellowship – and these very things have become sources of infection and fear! As we attempt to mitigate the passage of COVID 19, Hope Lutheran announces:…

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Knowledge nullifies fear, and prayer relieves anxiety. In this time of uncertainty, let us pray. Below, find a Prayer Vigil Guide designed to lead us in praying for the vulnerable, medical personnel and first responders. We are inviting all members, friends and community members to join us as we pray for peace, for healing and…

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With the arrival of March, the weather will begin to get milder and milder. We are very excited about this. Winter is not quite over yet, but the days are getting longer and the sun is shining more and more. We have spent some qualify time this winter outside, playing in the snow and having…

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In doing some genealogy work for a family reunion, I discovered that I have some Irish, English and even Scottish heritage besides all of the Danish and Swedish. What a relief because I am so entranced with the history and spirituality of the area that now I have a reason. Not only do I love…

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