Every Saturday- Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church of Citrus Springs has a Saturday 4:30 PM Evening service for all who have to work on Sunday and can't attend. A variety of services will be offered including Evening Prayer, Holy Communion and Healing Services. All of the community is invited to attend and participate in these services. Hope is an open communion church believing that, "Christ is the host, and all are welcome at the table."Sept. 24
Sunday September 24- 16th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Jonah 3:10-4:11; Psalm 145:1-8; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16
Prayer of the Day: Almighty and eternal God, you show perpetual lovingkindness to us your servants. Because we cannot rely on our own abilities, grant us your merciful judgment, and train us to embody the generosity of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.Oct. 1
Sunday October 1- 17th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32; Psalm 25:1-9; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32
Prayer of the Day: God of love, giver of life, you know our frailties and failings. Give us your grace to overcome them, keep us from those things that harm us, and guide us in the way of salvation, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.Oct. 8
Sunday October 8- 18th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:7-15; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46
Prayer of the Day: Beloved God, from you come all things that are good. Lead us by the inspiration of your Spirit to know those things that are right, and by your merciful guidance, help us to do them, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.Oct. 15
Sunday October 15- 19th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Isaiah 25:1-9; Psalm 23; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14
Prayer of the Day: Lord of the feast, you have prepared a table before all peoples and poured out your life with abundance. Call us again to your banquet. Strengthen us by what is honorable, just, and pure, and transform us into a people of righteousness and peace, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.Oct. 22
Sunday October 22- 20th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Isaiah 45:1-7; Psalm 96:1-9; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22
Prayer of the Day: Sovereign God, raise your throne in our hearts. Created by you, let us live in your image; created for you, let us act for your glory; redeemed by you, let us give you what is yours, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.Oct. 29
Sunday October 29- 21st Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18; Psalm 1; 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46
Prayer of the Day: O Lord God, you are the holy lawgiver, you are the salvation of your people. By your Spirit renew us in your covenant of love, and train us to care tenderly for all our neighbors, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Adult Sunday School Class 9:00 AM Sundays Classroom 2The Adult Sunday School class meets from 9 am to 9:40 am each Sunday. The class is studying the 13 books of the New Testament attributed to the Apostle Paul. Paul poured out his life for the cause of Christ. His dedication and self-sacrifice for the message of the Lord Jesus Christ, continues to be an inspiration for Christians everywhere and we hope you all will join us as we study Paul's Epistle to the Romans with a look at Paul, the man. Join us to find out who Paul was, where he came from and where he journeyed to carry the good news of Jesus Christ. The class is facilitated by Dr. Steve Northsea
Children Sunday School Class 9:15 AM Sundays Classroom 5The Children Sunday School class meets from 9 am to 9:40 am each Sunday. The class is open to children of all ages and includes stories told by Jesus, Puppet Show Preparation and crafts. The class is facilitated by Pastor Bradfor.
Hope Endowment Committee Scholarship is available to
members of Hope who are graduating from high school and will be attending a
post-secondary educational institution. Please click the link below to find
further information and the application.
COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION
Saturday September 23 -Flea Market Breakfast- 8:00 AM by the Barbeque Hut . The Boy Scouts are cooking. Come enjoy an early morning picnic breakfast served by the scouts.
Saturday September 23 -Flea Market - 8:00 AM in Luther Hall and Outside. Looking for that special bargain. Hope's Flea market will have many special items donated by all. Enjoy fellowship and shopping both inside Luther Hall and outside in the church yard. rent your space now in the church office or just come and find the bargain of your life.
Friday September 29 -Estate Planning Workshop - 2:00 PM in Luther Hall. Attorney Joe Pippen regularly gives weekly estate planning seminars on the Gulf Coast of Florida. He will talk about the three options of estate planning. The most popular one is of course to do nothing. Joe Pippin will discuss the other two options which are obviously better than doing nothing which holds a lot of negative things.