A Message of Hope. Have a great week! 

Our online sermon for this week. Click here to view Pastor Enderle's sermon from the previous week.  



Thanksgiving Offering

Our 2023 Thanksgiving offering totaled $2,162.47. All Thanksgiving offerings received
are given to charities. The following received gifts:
 

  • Pantry of Hope $800.00
  • Hope Picnic Fund $1,362.47

Thank you for your generous donations!


2022 Contribution Statements 

Contribution Statements for 2022 are available in the Narthex. If you have any questions about your statement or would like your statement mailed to you, please contact the church office.


Hope Preschool and 4K is now accepting enrollment registrations for the 2023-24 school year. Visit the Hope Preschool & 4K web page for additional information as well as to download the registration form. 


6:2 Ministry 

One of the beautiful things about being a Christian is that you are not alone. God intentionally
connects you with other believers and one of the reasons is so we can strengthen and encourage each other. One of the ways we do this is by bearing each other’s burdens. We are instructed to do this as the rest of verse 2 says: “and so fulfill the law of Christ.” God desires of us and He yearns for us to be there for others.


Throughout our lives we have trials in our lives that impact us in different and sometimes profound ways. We may find ourselves overwhelmed with distress or despair and have a need to unburden ourselves. Ultimately Christ is the One who unburdens us and gives us His peace.
As fellow Christians, we are called to help those in need. To listen, to pray, to support them, and show them the love of Christ. That is Hope’s 6:2 Ministry. Tim, Carla, Stacey, and Cathy are here to do just that between Sunday services. If you would like another time to visit, one of us will call you.


Lastly, we want you to know that this ministry does not replace the care you would receive from our Pastor.

Do you need a burden carried? Fill out one of the 6:2 Ministry cards located on the Literature Tables at the back of the Sanctuary and give it to Pastor or drop it in the offering basket.
 

Walking with you in Christ, Tim, Carla, Stacey, and Cathy.


Martha Ministry 

Did you know Hope has a Martha Ministry? It is an opportunity to serve members of Hope who may need help with meals for a few days after being hospitalized or just want or need a home-cooked meal once in a while. Hope members volunteer to make a meal and deliver it to the home. Are you interested in preparing a meal? Have you been released from the hospital? 

Do you need help with meals? Please contact Katherine Enderle at 608-343-1047 (call or text) or k.enderle@yahoo.com.


Sermons Online 

Follow us online for access to sermons and Messages of Hope devotions. Videos of each are posted weekly on our YouTube channel and can be found on the home page of our website as well as our Facebook and Instagram social media channels. 

For those who do not have internet access, Weekly Sermon and Message of Hope DVD videos can be checked out from the church office. Call the church office at 920-922-5130 with any questions you may have. 

Follow our Facebook page where you will find daily posts devotional posts as well. 


Giving Online 

You are able to send your offerings through electronic transfer. One-time or reoccurring payments can be setup using either a checking/savings account or a credit card. All transactions are secured and completed through GivePlus and Vanco Payment Systems. This service also allows members to electronically make their MRD from their 401. Select “Give” on the church website to get started.


Loaves & Fishes

Are you wondering how you can help some of our less fortunate neighbors right here in Fond du Lac?

Our next Loaves and Fishes event is on Monday, February 20, at Church of Peace. Our Hope
volunteers begin meal prep at 3:30 p.m., and serve about 150 carry-out meals at 5:00 p.m., followed by a traditional sit-down dinner at 5:30 p.m. Whether you are buttering bread, serving chicken, or cleaning up tables, you will feel like you made a difference and had fun doing it. To sign up or get more information contact Sandy Barber at 920-923-4741 or Kim Ross at 920-204-2038.

2023 dates are Mondays: February, 20, April 17, June 19, August 28, October 30.


Greeting Card/Yarn Ministry 

Greeting cards and yarn are being collected for the Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution. Donations can be placed in the box located behind the Welcome Center in the Narthex. Please keep our one-to-one prison ministry, the inmates, families and staff at the institution in your prayers.


Taxi's For Christ 

Are you or someone you know in need of a ride to Hope Lutheran Church to attend worship
services at no cost to you? The Board of Outreach is offering cab fare to and from Hope for any of our worship services for those in need. Please contact Quality Cab at 920-929-8888 for a ride.


Voters' Meeting - February 21, 2023

Our first Voters’ Meeting of 2023 will be on Tuesday, February 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Our Boards and Committees will present their 2023 goals. The 2022 Annual Report will be available as well.
 

Mark your calendars and plan to attend!


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