And Finally: April 2018

I am writing to you from that in-between space we enter into at the end of Lent when Holy Week is on the horizon. I have listened afresh to what made Jesus’ heart beat with an eye toward what should…

Easter Offering Designation

The duties of the deacons, according to the Book of Church Order, include “a ministry of mercy, service, and outreach…and care to the whole benevolence program of the church. They have charge of all gifts contributed for the benefit of…

Worship During Holy Week

Palm Sunday, March 25 8:30 a.m. Early Worship Palm Sunday Celebration 11:00 a.m. Palm Sunday Celebration We begin the journey through Holy Week with a Palm Sunday processional, liturgy, preaching, and song. Maundy Thursday, March 29 6:00 p.m. Seder Dinner…

Lent & Eastertide Musicians Needed!

Have you thought about singing or ringing lately? And how you may be able to contribute to the musical life of Hope Church? The choirs of Hope Church are in need of additional singers and bell ringers for the upcoming…

Wednesday Evening Lent Series Continues

We will continue to join with Grace Episcopal Church (555 Michigan Ave.) for their Wednesday evening Lent Series. 6:30pm Eucharist Service 7:15pm-8:45pm “Values in Action” Program at Grace Episcopal Church The program will be utilizing video from the Trinity Institute…

Easter Offering Designation

The Deacons have designated Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates to receive the Easter Offering. There is an Easter Offering envelope in the giving envelopes for 2017. You may also designate a donation to the Easter Offering by writing “Easter Offering” in the…

Worship During Holy Week

Palm Sunday, April 9 8:30 a.m. Early Worship Palm Sunday Celebration 11:00 a.m. “Worship for the Way of the Cross” We begin the journey through Holy Week with dramatic reading, liturgical dance, and music. Maundy Thursday, April 13 6:00 p.m.…