Newsletter for week of  September 17,  2017                        

Welcome To Hope Lutheran Church!

Please remember to sign the attendance record at the end of the row.  You are welcome to join us for refreshments after the worship service followed by Sunday School and Adult Bible Class on Prayer led by Pastor Pat.

Happy Birthday to Rachel today, Tom (90th) on the 19th, Debbie on the 19th and Mel on the 21st.

 Upcoming Events

Relevance of the Church Explored at Lifetree Café:   Whether the Church is still relevant in today’s world will be discussed at Lifetree Café at the Mandarin Senior Center, 3848 Hartley Road, this Tuesday, the 19th at 3:30 pm, at the Mary L. Singleton Senior Center, 150 East First Street, on Thursday, the 21st at 12:45 pm, here at Hope at 7:15 pm and at the Mandarin Senior Center on Firday, 22nd at 1:00 pm.  The program, titled “Is Church Obsolete:  has God Left the Building?”, explored emerging trends showing the church is quickly losing membership and eroding in influence.

 Celebrate Recovery:   Meets Saturday mornings from 9 am to 11 am.

Garden of Hope Tutorial Ministry Program will resume at Thomas Chase Apartment Complex, 4901 Sunbeam Road, this Tuesday, September 19th.  The weekly sessions will run from 3:30 pm-4:30 pm.   If you are interested in serving as a weekly tutor or a substitute tutor or if you have any questions or concerns,  please contact Coralee or Pastor Pat.

 Craft Fair:  October 7, 9am – 3 pm.

Opportunities to Serve

Reader             Coffee  Hour

Today                       Chynsia            Linda

Sept 24th           Desiree             Carol,Cindy,Brenda

“Two for One” at Hope:   Please continue to bring your aluminum cans and the pop tabs from the cans.


Guest Information:  If you do not have a church home….Please consider joining us at Hope.  We would be glad to have you as a part of God’s family.  Introduce yourself to Pastor Pat or one of the elders. You can become a member of Hope by:  *Baptism (for infants and children who have never been baptized); *Attending a new member class (this is an adult class for those who want to learn about the Lutheran Church.)