And Finally: May 2018

I’d like to share with you how enjoyable it has been for me to be a part of a creative process. As many of you are aware, a recent part of my Doctor of Ministry project has been the presentation…

Summer 2018 Preaching Schedule

For the past eight summers, the consistory approved an adjusted summer preaching schedule that would provide our pastors some increased workload flexibility for the summer. Adjusting the schedule gave our pastors the time and space for reading, planning for the…

Lifted Up from the Earth – Lent at Early Worship

We gathered–and greeted. We sang–and remembered. We listened–and heard. We looked–and saw. We thought–and wrote. We moved–and used our hands. We processed–and shared. We surrounded the table–and celebrated the Supper of our Lord. Through it all, we focused on the…

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…

Healing Prayer Service: March 18

Sunday, March 18 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary There will be a healing prayer service as part of our 11:00 AM Worship Service on Sunday, March 18. The liturgy at the 11am service will focus on the need for healing…

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…

Early Worship – Lenten Experience

This year Early Worship will explore Lent using the theme, Lifted Up From the Earth (John 12:32) . We will combine the experience of Lent with the honoring of Black History month. Each week we will listen to readings from…