Thank you to Spring Church Clean-up Crew

A special thank you to the six men of Hope that came together Sunday afternoon, April 28, to clean up the sand in the parking lot, trim some brush and do a little mowing as part of the Spring Clean-up. We are truly grateful for your service!

Participate in the JAM Easter Egg Hunt!

The Education Committee is hosting the JAM Easter Egg Hunt Sun., April 28 at Hope Lutheran Church. It will begin following the worship service. Plans are to have the hunt outside, but will move indoors if the weather is uncooperative.

JAM Family Night at Color Me Mine

April’s JAM Family Night was hosted at Color Me Mine to coincide with the Lent series theme, “The Potter and the Clay.” Children and parents spent the evening painting pottery and will return the following week to pick up their art work after the pieces have been glazed and fired.

First Communion Sunday

Palm Sun. was celebrated with the waving of Palm branches, joyful music, and the first communion for Alex Dickens, Brynn Olson and Camden Studer. Check out more images from the special service!

Hope Packs meals at Kid’s Against Hunger

Members from Hope Lutheran gathered Sat., April 13 to pack 5,832 meals for Kids Against Hunger. The non-profit humanitarian organization exists to provide fully nutritious food to impoverished children and families around the world, and around the corner. It was the fifth year that Hope Lutheran enjoyed this volunteer activity! Check out images from the…

A message from Pastor Lynnae

The Last Week. Holy Week is soon upon us. Beginning with Palm Sunday and culminating on Easter morning. Each day of that week is vital to the holy story. Monday – Jesus curses the fig tree and drives out the sellers in the Temple. Tuesday – The fig tree is withered, and Jesus is questioned…

New works created during “The Potter and the Clay” Lent Series

Wed., March 13 began Hope’s Lent series “The Potter and the Clay” featuring artist Valerie Rae. Valerie sculpted the cup for a chalice during the service and spoke with Pastor Lynnae as she worked. Before the service, attendees were treated to Simple Supper chili-dogs and vegetable soup. Join us Wed. evenings during Lent as Valerie…

JAM kids tie Blankets for Shelter Animals

Sunday JAM children, with help from parents, tied a number of blankets to distribute to the Humane Society’s dogs and cats. The blankets were delivered this past week and shelter staff immediately provided them to a few cats. The Humane Society was very grateful for the donation and quick to offer their praise.

A message from Pastor Lynnae

From Pastor Lynnae: Scripture is full of imagery! One of my favorites is the Potter and the Clay. Jeremiah 18 is one of the clearest examples: Verses 2-6 say, “So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel. But the pot he was shaping from the clay was…

Soup & Pie Social raises funds for HopeCare Children’s Center

On Feb. 6 Hope Lutheran hosted the Soup & Pie Social. The fundraiser is held each Feb. with the proceeds benefiting the HopeCare Children’s Center. The light snow outside didn’t slow traffic or enthusiasm for the event. Attendees had their choice of vegetable, chicken & wild rice or chili, along with Panera bread and a…