Congregational Self Study

Congregational Self Study

As Hope moves closer to beginning the call process, it becomes important for all our members to understand the congregational self-study process and be engaged in it. This is a main reason we are in the process of updating contact information for all members. We want...
President’s Blog: The Imagery of Worship

President’s Blog: The Imagery of Worship

I am sometimes asked why Lutherans worship the way we do. Our Sunday worship is much different than what we may see on TV or experience when we visit another denomination that does not confess the reality of the sacraments God has given to His church. Sunday worship...
Poised for Progress!

Poised for Progress!

Hope Lutheran School’s Forward Motion Last November in a special meeting of the Voters’ Assembly the congregation approved a financing plan. Hope’s finances were stabilized, but the task of moving toward a balanced budget continues. The school board is answering the...
Ready, Set, Go!

Ready, Set, Go!

Getting Ready for the Future for Hope Congregation On Monday, February 27, District President Rev. Peter Lange met with approximately 60 members of Hope Congregation to discuss the pre-retirement period for us and Pastor Harries and the resulting call process. ...
Every Sunday Is Father’s Day

Every Sunday Is Father’s Day

Hear, my children, the instruction of a father, and give attention to know understanding; for I give you good doctrine:  Do not forsake my law. Proverbs 4:1-2 No, it’s not June, though this is the warmest February I have ever experienced apart from my time in Florida...