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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…

HopeCare Happenings

Hope Care has been busy with Christmas activities for staff and families. Incredible infants and Outstanding ones tied for 1st place for the Christmas tree ornament contest! Our Morning preschool programs did great with their concerts and the cookies were delicious! Our next exciting Hope Care staff and Hope Lutheran congregation activity is “ Match…

A Message from Pastor Bob

Endings and Beginnings As a campus pastor I lead a spring break mission/service trip each year during spring break. These trips provided students, most of whom could not afford a semester abroad, an opportunity to work alongside people of different cultures, races and socio-economic circumstances. For some these turned out to be life changing trips;…

HopeCare Happenings

We are filling spots and almost at capacity at both buildings. We are searching for a few more team members to join HopeCare. If you, or someone you know, is interested, please reach out. Our morning preschool program has their Christmas programs coming up in Dec., to include a short message from Vicar Corey. All…

A Message from Vicar Corey

Anticipation. Eagerness. These words we throw around when we talk about life events and situations. There are many times when we are required to wait; sometimes patiently, yet usually impatiently. Waiting happens in many aspects in our lives; waiting in line at the grocery store, waiting for the package to be delivered, waiting for change…