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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…

Persevering through 2020

We are half way through 2020 and who would have imagined we’d be attending church in the comfort of our home, or participating in Bible study through Zoom? While there has been much change as we conform to new ways of living while COVID-19 is active, one thing remains true – our ability to adapt…

A message from Pastor Lynnae

What is the kingdom of heaven? Is it a place where God rules? Is it the place where we go after we die? Is it something to do with here and now? Yes. Matthew uses “kingdom of heaven” instead of Mark and Luke’s “kingdom of God.” They seem to be used interchangeably but Matthew probably…

HopeCare Happenings

HopeCare has not wasted any time soaking in the summer sun. Although we haven’t been able to hit up the pools, we are staying cool the old fashioned way with sprinklers and other water activities. The school age kids have gotten out on a few field trips, visiting local parks – McKennan, Riverdale and Sertoma,…

A Note of Appreciation from Pastor Maria

May the peace of the Lord be with you all. I just wanted to thank you for your donations. They have helped many people in need. With all the donations we are currently feeding 45 families every week. Most of these families are not a part of the Pueblo De Dios congregation; however, the bible…

A message from Pastor Lynnae

It is Pentecost. It is the birthday of the church. Pentecost is the longest season of the church year. Pentecost Day is a red day, but the rest of the season is green. It is a season of growing. Sometimes the season of Pentecost is called “ordinary time.” This is anything but “ordinary times” but…

HopeCare Happenings

The past few months have flown by. We have made it to summer time, and fortunately, this means we can spend much more time outdoors. I would like to share a special thank you to our volunteers who helped take down the old play system on the north side of the Sherman building. A new…

Hope’s Second Water Well Donation is Up and Thriving

Hope Lutheran Church has received notice that our donation of a second water well in Ethiopia, named Denko, has been completed and is in use. Water to Thrive sent notice of the well completion along with pictures and location statistics. Water to Thrive reports that each day, new water projects like this one, provide clean,…

A message from Pastor Lynnae

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.…