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A Message from Brandi “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”  Albert Einstein This is one of my favorite quotes as it is so incredibly true!  I believe so deeply that God creates each…

Reflection from Pastor Lynnae

Dear Friends, Despite the wind and the cold temperatures today, I saw a little green in the grass! Proof – spring is coming. It’s always a bit of a surprise that after freezing cold, snow and darker days, there is going to be warmth, new life and sunshine. This never ending process of life, growth,…

HopeCare Happenings

HopeCare is standing strong in the struggles and blessings of the childcare provider world. The staff have reached amazing goals, are improving every day, and pull together as one unit, on even the most trying days. I have witnessed an entire program grow to new depths, transition to new mind-sets, and surpass every obstacle that…

Reflection from Pastor Lynnae

Friends, I believe in miracles. I think I AM a miracle. Granted, we are all miracles by the pure nature of being made by God, but I feel like I have even yet another – miracle. The miracle of life. I am SO thankful for the patience and support that you have given me throughout…

A Way in the Wilderness Lent Study

Throughout the Lenten season, Hope Lutheran will be exploring “A Way in the Wilderness.” Each week is highlighted with a devotional based on that week’s readings that you will also hear on Sunday mornings at worship. The devotional draws attention to the theme, and our experience of “A Way in the Wilderness” as well as…

Hope’s History of Spreading Love and Warmth through Quilting

by Lora DeWald   The women of Hope Lutheran have participated in the quilting project for longer than anyone can really remember. Evelyn Nelson seems to have been the first person to invite the women into the basement of her home where the first quilts were assembled using whatever fabric scraps, old clothing, sheets and blankets…

A Message from Pastor Andrea

March 2, 2022, marks the beginning of the Lenten season as we gather for Ash Wednesday worship at 7 pm.  Remember that wearing a mask is strongly encouraged for worship at Hope. The Ash Wednesday service will include the imposition of ashes by each participant for themselves. As was the case in 2021, each seat…

HopeCare Happenings

HopeCare has been busy prepping for the Soup and Pie fundraiser. We are so excited to use funds raised to update our playground at the church building. We have been blessed with so much help and guidance from members and appreciate it all so much. We have had some recent changes to our HopeCare team,…

A Message from Pastor Andrea

Dear Friends in Christ, Thank you for the gracious welcome to my role as your Interim Pastor for these first months of 2022. I have appreciated the Council Members, especially President Steve Anderson, the Hope Staff, and many volunteers who continue to be so helpful to me as I find my way with you in…

Quilting Comes to an End

The quilting project at Hope has come to an end. The last quilts were tied on Tue., Jan. 11, 2022. The approximately 40 finished quilts in the “Quilt Room” will be displayed and blessed during the Sun. service Feb. 6 and distributed. Left over fabric and supplies in the quilt room was shared with Our…