Into your hands I commend my spirit… Psalm 31:5 Here the psalmist is asking for God’s help against enemies. Jesus quotes this psalm and verse as his last words from the cross. It is a prayer. As this newsletter comes to you, we are in our second month of needing God’s help against an enemy.…

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April 29, 2020 Dear Friends, It is Easter and spring and we should be rejoicing. We have the promise of the resurrection and the peace of Christ to sooth us, yet, we are often anxious, fearful and lonely. I want you to know that you are in my prayers. We are in this together. If…

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We are now in the time between Easter and Pentecost and have shifted our focus to the book of Acts. We will be studying the early church, learning about its growth and how it overcame many challenges. This devotion is intended to help you through this time of study. Also, be sure to watch for…

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This Good Friday, April 10, from 3:00 -6:00 PM you are invited to worship by “Drive Thru Stations of the Cross” in the parking lot of Hope Lutheran Church. Please enter through the drive at the corner of 26th and Sherman St. You may utilize the guide found on our Web site (Hopesiouxfalls.org) or by…

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The use of music in worship is not only observed by the Christian church, but by every major religion in the world. As long as history has been recorded, sung chant has been part of each faith story because music is integral to who we are and integral to how we worship. In these unsettled…

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