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."AUG 20
Sunday August 20 - 11th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8; Psalm 67; Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; Matthew 15:10--28
Prayer of the Day: God of all peoples, your arms reach out to embrace all those who call upon you. Teach us as disciples of your Son to love the world with compassion and constancy, that your name may be known throughout the earth, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.August 27
Sunday August 27 - 12th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Isaiah 51:1-6; Psalm 138; Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20
Prayer of the Day: O God, with all your faithful followers of every age, we praise you, the rock of our life. Be our strong foundation and form us into the body of your Son, that we may gladly minister to all the world, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.Sept. 3
Sunday September 3- 13th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Jeremiah 15:15-21; Psalm 26:1-8 ; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28
Prayer of the Day: O God, we thank you for your Son, who chose the path of suffering for the sake of the world. Humble us by his example, point us to the path of obedience, and give us strength to follow your commands, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.Sept. 10
Sunday September 10- 14th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Ezekiel 33:7-11; Psalm 119:33-40; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20
Prayer of the Day: O Lord God, enliven and preserve your church with your perpetual mercy. Without your help, we mortals will fail; remove far from us everything that is harmful, and lead us toward all that gives life and salvation, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.Sept. 17
Sunday September 17- 15th Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Genesis 50:15-21; Psalm 103: 8-13; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35
Prayer of the Day: O Lord God, merciful judge, you are the inexhaustible fountain of forgiveness. Replace our hearts of stone with hearts that love and adore you, that we may delight in doing your will, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.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.
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
Wednesday August 16 -PRE-PLANNING WORKSHOP - 2:00 PM in Luther Hall. Planning ahead for your funeral is a great gift to your family and a good way to see that your preferences are honored. Representatives of a local funeral home will help you to see your options and the steps you can take to plan ahead. Nothing will be sold at the workshop which will only offer assistance for the planning process.
Wednesday August 30 GRIEF WORKSHOP - 2:00 PM in Luther Hall. Jonathan Beard will present a wrokshop called "Good Grief" sponsored by Hospice. Learn to deal with grief and see if you can be helped with grief counseling.