A Message of Hope. Have a great week! 

Our online worship service for this week. Click here to view the previous week online worship service. 

 


Doctor Martin Luther's Small Catechism 

Pastor Enderle reviews, in detail, Doctor Martin Luther's Small Catechism book. It is his prayer you will incorporate the reading of this book as part of your own devotional and personal walk of faith. 



Summer Noon Organ Recital Series 

Hope's Minister of Music Ken Hill will be performing an organ recital from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Thursday, June 23 in our newly renovated sanctuary.

You will not want to miss witnessing Ken's outstanding musicianship and the amazing sounds produced from our newly acquired Trompette en Chamade organ pipes.

Ken's performance is one of eight in the 2022 Summer Noon Organ Recital Series organized by the Fond du Lac Area Organists Association. Click here for the complete series schedule. 

There is no charge for the performance. Free-will offerings will be taken. Proceeds will go to a scholarship fund to support the training of youngsters who want to be organists.


Summer Church Office Hours 

The church office hours for the summer (May 27 thru Sept. 2) are as follows:

  • Monday - Thursday: ¬†8:00am-3:45pm
  • Closed Friday¬†

 


Sign Up Today for Hope Preschool Summer Program! 

Hope's Preschool is excited to announce they will again have a summer school program for 3-5 year old children who are toilet-trained. Our awesome preschool teacher, Stephanie Neff, has planned activities that will encourage your child to learn and have fun!  Classes will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with two summer sessions available.  Cost per session is $100.00. 

  • Session 1 (Beach/Summer) ‚Äď July 5-6-7 & 12-13-14
  • Session 2 (Camping/Bugs) ‚Äď August 2-3-4 & 9-10-11

Click here to download the registration form. Program registration forms are also available at the Hope Church Office and Hope Preschool Office. Contact Deacon Bob Mengert by calling 920.922.5130 ext. 215 or by e-mail; bmengert@lifeathope.org with any questions you may have. 


Reverend Dr. Fung Missionary Update 

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Download Reverend Dr. Fung's  April Newsletter  for the latest on his Hmong International Mission work.  


Volunteers Needed: Walleye Weekend Food Stand 

Come to Fond du Lac the 2nd weekend in June to celebrate the start of summer. Walleye Weekend is a free family festival in beautiful Lakeside Park, located at the foot (bottom) of Lake Winnebago. 

Plans are underway for our congregation to support the festival and Fond du Lac community again this year with the Hope Food Stand located in Family Land. Watch for volunteer sign-up sheets and donation requests in the narthex in the coming weeks to see how you can join the fun!

Please join us in supporting this this awesome community event.


Bombaro Family Missionary Update  

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Download Pastor John Bombaro's  April May Newsletter  for an update on the Bombaro's Mission Eurasia newsletter. 

 


 Community Personal Finance Seminar Available 

Want to learn more about investing and how to better manage your personal finances? Jeff Kemp of Oshkosh, Wisconsin will be conducting his annual Adventures in Investing personal finance seminar series May 17 through June 14 in the Theisen Middle School auditorium. Classes start at 6pm. There is no charge and registration is not required to attend. 

Jeff is not a financial planner or an insurance agent. The information he shares is non-biased and provided as an educational community service. 

The five-week course covers a variety of Jeff's lessons on investing, The schedule is as follows:

Week 1: Introduction to Investing

Week 2: Indexed Mutual Funds

Week 3: How Bonds Work

Week 4: Economic Fundamentals

Week 5: Asset Allocation & Lifetime Financial Plan 

Click here for an example of Jeff's presentation. Check out his Facebook page; @Adventures_In_Investing.


Hope Preschool & 4K Accepting 2022-23 Enrollment Applications 

Hope Preschool & 4K is now accepting enrollment registrations for the 2022-23 school year.

Programs Offered:

3-year-old Preschool 3-day class AM:

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday - (9:00 - 11:30 a.m.)

3-year-old Preschool 3-day class PM:

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday - (12:30 - 3:00 p.m.)

3-year-old Before School Care AM

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday - (8:15 - 9:00 a.m.)
     

Contact us for Preschool Tuition and Before-School Care rates.

Required: $35.00 non-refundable Preschool registration fee payable to Hope Lutheran Preschool. 

 

4-year-old Kindergarten 5-day class - AM:

  • Monday-Friday (8:20-11:00 a.m.)
     

4-year-old Kindergarten 5-day class - PM:

  • Monday-Friday (12:30-3:10 p.m.)
     

No tuition cost for 4K.

Optional Christian Education offered daily (15 minutes) at the end of each 4K session

Children must be four years of age before September 1 and fully toilet trained.

Click here to download the registration form. 

Contact us at 920.922.5130 ext. 215 for additional information.


Happy 75th Anniversary!

January 15th, 2022 marks the 75th Anniversary of Hope Lutheran Church. Our beloved church was formally organized on this date in 1947. The first worship service was conducted February, 23rd 1947 on 12th Street and Greenwood. We have had six senior pastors over our 75-year history.

Growth resulted in multiple expansions over the years. The original church building was completed and dedicated April 23, 1950. The Christian Education building was designed and built in 1962. Ground breaking for our current house of worship took place March 12, 1967 with the dedication taking place January 28, 1968.

An expansion of the narthex and remodeling of the fellowship hall, classrooms and installation of new lighting was dedicated on October 27, 2002. The newly renovated sanctuary was dedicated December 19, 2021.

Today, our congregation consists of six hundred families. Hope Lutheran Church is a member of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.


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