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Hope Lutheran Church

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Stewardship Thoughts

Winston Churchill reportedly said that "we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Our Lord's life is defined in this way. He gave completely of Himself for us, became man for us, taught the truth of...

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Crosses To Bear

"Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning." Psalm 30:5b All of us have probably heard the phrase, "That's my cross to bear," meaning one is carrying a heavy emotional/physical/situational burden. Mom's diagnosis of dementia was hard to hear and harder to...

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Ice Cream Social

This past weekend our wonderful Hope Lutheran Church volunteers hosted an Ice Cream Social for the residents of Trails at Vintage Creek apartments. We extend a big thank you to our volunteers and the residents of Trails at Vintage Creek who made the event such a treat! Thank...

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Changes at Hope

Dear Friends, Have you heard this, "Change is inevitable; Growth is optional"? I think it's a helpful reminder to us in the midst of dynamic lives that are often in flux. We certainly have to respond to change in the church. Cherished members depart to be with the Lord and...

Rest In Peace

  Ruth Koslan, one of the founding members of Hope and still faithful to the end of her earthly days, fell asleep in Jesus on July 9. Her funeral was at Hope on July 13. She was a caring and devoted servant of the Lord. Here...

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Stewardship Thoughts

“I will bless you …, so that you will be a blessing” (Gen. 12:2). The Lord blessed Abraham so that he would be a blessing. How did He bless Abraham? He promised that from His seed would come the savior of the nations. And Abraham...

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Pastor’s Summer Letter

Dear Hope friends, Wow. Wow. Wow! I was completely surprised by your recognition in Sunday worship of my 15th anniversary as pastor of Hope. And overwhelmed, too. Your kindness in marking the occasion and celebrating our ministry together means so much. Of course, as usual with...

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Hula Dancer

This is Vivian, with Tropical Rhythms. She had a marvelous presentation and got some of our women started on a new skill! ...