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This year for Advent we are helping families continue the tradition of lighting candles, both at service, and at home. Hope’s young families will receive a wreath for the lighting at home. Find each of the weeks’ readings below. Light One Candle Reading Light Two Candles Reading Light Three Candles Reading Light Four Candles Reading

HopeCare Happenings

It is very hard to believe that we have already reached the month of November. The weather has shifted from warm to cool, and we are beginning to see some wet days at HopeCare. Last month, our Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classes got to take field trips to the Apple Orchard and the Pumpkin Patch. They…

A Message from Pastor Lynnae

I miss singing. There is something about singing that releases emotions and calms fears. As we continue to live in times of pandemic where we are not all singing in worship, churchwide has created a new hymnal! An article about the hymns of   lament seemed appropriate for these times. I don’t know if we will…

A Message from Pastor Lynnae

The kingdom of God is like… Maybe the kingdom of God is like a birthday party where there are lots of balloons and sprinkles. Or maybe it is like a pampered spa day! Or the   kingdom of God is like a day full of Dad Jokes or puppy videos. Or maybe the kingdom of God…

HopeCare Happenings

With the return of school, HopeCare has officially started their new school year, too. Children have started in their new classrooms, and have met their new teachers! Some even have new friends to play with! One constant we have is our relationship with the Lord. Here at HopeCare, we have a wonderful chapel program called “O…

God’s Work, Our Hands Challenge

It is the year 2020, and everything is different! How can we do “God’s Work, Our Hands” in this very different year? The Mission Committee met to discuss this question. We are excited to report a “God’s Work” challenge that everyone can do! The name of this year’s challenge is ACTS OF KINDNESS, and takes…

HopeCare Happenings

HopeCare enjoyed the HOT weather this summer and is looking forward to the cool fall air. Thankfully we have remained healthy throughout the COVID-19 pandemic thus far. At this time, we have not had any cases of the virus. Teachers have been diligently cleaning toys and surfaces, ensuring that children wash their hands, and have…

A Message from Pastor Lynnae

God doesn’t promise that our lives will be easy. God promises to be with us in all times; good and difficult. God doesn’t keep us from illness. God sends medical personnel and helpers to meet us in our illness, to care for us and comfort us. God doesn’t keep everyone from dying. God meets us…

HopeCare Happenings

HopeCare is trying our best to stay cool through the HOT weather. Although we haven’t been able to go swimming at the pools we have made use of sprinklers and other water activities at HopeCare. We are grateful to have remained healthy throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have currently not been associated…

A message from Pastor Lynnae

Dear friends, In the Gospel of John, Jesus speaks about worship. “But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such as these to worship him.” John 4:23 The 2020 Council has discerned that it is time for us…