Devotions for Hope’s 40th Anniversary: Week 5, cont. – Sending

February 24 He has told you, O mortal, what is good;  and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8    Every summer, we take a group of young people to an ELCA camp called Leadership Lab at Augustana … More Devotions for Hope’s 40th Anniversary: Week 5, cont. – Sending

Devotions for Hope’s 40th Anniversary: Week 5 – Sending

For the next few weeks, I’ll be posting some devotional reflections on art. February 20 And [Jesus] said to them, ‘Go into all the world and proclaim the good news to the whole creation. Mark 16:15 https://cavernsofmymind.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/earth-hands.jpg I love the hands in this image; they form the world and they are carefully cupping or tending … More Devotions for Hope’s 40th Anniversary: Week 5 – Sending

Devotions for Hope’s 40th Anniversary: Week 4 – Buildings and People

Monday, February 13 In [Christ Jesus] the whole structure is joined together and grows into a holy temple in the Lord; in whom you also are built together spiritually into a dwelling-place for God.  Ephesians 2:21-22 Did you ever play the children’s game, “Here is the church; here is the steeple; open all the doors—where … More Devotions for Hope’s 40th Anniversary: Week 4 – Buildings and People

Devotions for Hope’s 40th Anniversary: Week 3a: God’s Promises

Tuesday, February 7 “For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you’re a future with hope.”  Jeremiah 29:11  We try to take a trip in our travel trailer every summer, and I am the queen of making plans: collecting maps, … More Devotions for Hope’s 40th Anniversary: Week 3a: God’s Promises

Pastor Letter 2/3/17

Hello Hope! If you haven’t yet heard the news, Punxsutawney Phil (the groundhog) saw his shadow which means six more weeks of winter. Some are happy…some are not. Regardless of Phil’s predictions, the chilly weather shouldn’t keep you from coming to church in February. Here are some of our highlights that you shouldn’t miss: THIS … More Pastor Letter 2/3/17