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Weekly Service, Sundays @ 2:00 pm ~ We look forward to meeting you!

Understand how we are served by God on Sunday

Hebrews 10:24-25 And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing songs and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Weekly Bible Study, Sundays @ 3:15 to 4:15 pm

NOTE: Bible study will not occur on the dates posted below to provide for council meetings.

Come and learn about 'The First Three Centuries' of Christianity. The early church from Christ to Constantine. It is an eight-part video series with Dr. Paul L. Maier. Pastor Dan facilitates the interactive study. Handouts are available for you. Please join us at any point in time!

Jan 07: Our Sources of Information

Jan 14: Jesus of Nazareth: What Else Do We Know?

Jan 21: Apostles and Emperors

Jan 28: COUNCIL MEETING

Feb 04: Persecutions and Bishops

Feb 11: Defenders Of The Faith

Feb 18: Martyrs For The Faith

Feb 25: Torments Of The Third Century

Mar 03: The Great Deliverance

Soup Supper @ 6:00 pm Wednesdays during Lenten Season

Feb 14, 2024

Come for supper and fellowship before the 7:00 PM service.

Ash Wednesday ~ Feb 14, 2024

Honest Repentance: Our Wednesday services are at 7:00 PM following Soup Supper

What does true repentance look like? “Repentance starts with being honest before God and ourselves about who we are. When it comes to sin, everyone has a natural impulse to hide, but repentance means finding the courage to be honest.” It also means having faith in the promise of forgiveness.  But being honest about faith means recognizing that faith is contested on many sides not only by society, but by our own experiences, and sometimes even by the actions of God himself.  Finally, repentance means becoming more human, not less.  Because our thoughts, desires, and actions are so linked with sin, it is easy to view repentance as fighting against our humanity as if holiness meant trying to stifle as many of our natural human impulses as possible.  But honest repentance recognizes that sin is the thing that stifles our humanity, while repentance results in our natural impulses functioning more and more as God designed them.

Honest Repentance is the sermon series for our 2024 Lenten midweek services. Each sermon draws from Scripture.

February 14: Law

February 21: Chaos

February 28: Faith

March 6: Repentance

March 13: Purification

March 20: Salvation

Pastor & Ministry Leaders Lunch: Monthly on the 3rd Thursday

Where: Lange Hall, 312 S 3rd Street

Time: 11:30 Doors Open / 12:00 Lunch Served / 1:30 Conclude

We Believe:
With the universal Christian Church, Hope Lutheran Church teaches and responds to the love of the Triune God: the Father, creator of all that exists; Jesus Christ, the Son, who became human to suffer and die for the sins of all human beings and to rise to life again in the ultimate victory over death and Satan; and the Holy Spirit, who creates faith through God's Word and Sacraments. The three persons of the Trinity are coequal and coeternal, one God.

Being "Lutheran," we accept and teach the Bible-based teachings of Martin Luther that inspired the reformation of the Christian Church in the 16th century. The five solas of the Reformation, which distinguished the Reformers from the teachings of Rome, include sola scriptura (Scripture alone), solus Christus (Christ alone), sola fide (faith alone), sola gratia (grace alone), and soli Deo gloria (glory to God alone).

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Sola Gratia
Grace Alone

God loves the people of the world, even though they are sinful, rebel against Him and do not deserve His love. He sent Jesus, His Son, to love the unlovable and save the ungodly.

Sola Fides
Faith Alone

By His suffering and death as the substitute for all people of all time, Jesus purchased and won forgiveness and eternal life for them. Those who hear this Good News and believe it have the eternal life that it offers. God creates faith in Christ and gives people forgiveness through Him.

Sola Scriptura
Scripture Alone

The Bible is God's inerrant and infallible Word, in which He reveals His Law and His Gospel of salvation in Jesus Christ. It is the sole rule and norm for Christian doctrine.