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."Mar. 21
Wednesday March 21 - Mid-week Lenten Service - Service 7 PM Reading: Jeremiah 31: 31-34
Theme of the Day: A New Covenant to be MadeMar. 25
Sunday March 25 - Sunday of the Passion/Palm Sunday - Services 8:00 and 10:00 am Readings: Procession with Palms: Mark 11:1-11; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 14:1 — 15:47
Prayer of the Day: Everlasting God, in your endless love for the human race you sent our Lord Jesus Christ to take on our nature and to suffer death on the cross. In your mercy enable us to share in his obedience to your will and in the glorious victory of his resurrection, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.. Amen.
Thursday March 29 - Maundy Thursday Service
- Service 7 PM Reading: Exodus 12:1-4 [5-10] 11-14 Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 (13) 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35
Prayer of the Day: Holy God, source of all love, on the night of his betrayal, Jesus gave us a new commandment, to love one another as he loves us. Write this commandment in our hearts, and give us the will to serve others as he was the servant of all, your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
Friday March 30 - Good Friday
- Service 7:00 pm Readings: Isaiah 52:13—53:12; Psalm 22;
Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1—19:42
Prayer of the Day: Almighty God, look with loving mercy on your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, to be given over to the hands of sinners, and to suffer death on the cross; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever.
Saturday March 31 - Resurrection of Our Lord Vigil of Easter
- Service PM Reading: Jeremiah 31: 31-34
Theme of the Day: A New Covenant to be Made
Sunday April 1 - Resurrection of Our Lord Easter Sunday
- Services 7:00 am Sunrise Service (Memorial Garden) and 10:00 am (Sanctuary) Readings: Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 or Acts 10:34-43; Mark 16:1-8 or John 20:1-18
Prayer of the Day O God, you gave your only Son to suffer death on the cross for our redemption, and by his glorious resurrection you delivered us from the power of death. Make us die every day to sin, that we may live with him forever in the joy of the resurrection, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. 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 Bradford.
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 March 21 - Lenten Midweek Service Midweek Lenten Service is at 7:00PM. We will share Soup Suppers at 6:00PM in Luther Hall and then worship at 7:00PM in the sanctuary. The theme for this series is "Covenants made, Forgotten, and Renewed", featuring the first Lesson Old Testament texts for each of the Sundays in Lent.
Sunday April 1 - Sunrise Service and Easter Breakfast Join us in the Memorial Garden at 7 am for Easter Sunrise Service, After the service, follow us to Luther Hall for Easter Breakfast and fellowship.