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Missions - Local & Trips

The people of Hope Lutheran Church are committed to making a positive, joyful, caring impact on the community around us.

As Jesus Christ has blessed our lives in countless ways, we seek to be a blessing to others, in turn. Hope's mission statement states it this way: "The people of Hope Lutheran Church proclaim and live the Word and love of Christ."  As a church, we are outward-focused in many ways. We believe that Christ's word and love has made a profound impact on our lives, and we are excited to be the hands and feet of Jesus in our community. You are welcome to join in any of the following seventeen local mission and mission trip opportunities!  

Local Missions News

  • Adopt-A-Highway (October 3 at 9AM) As part of Hope Lutheran’s commitment to serving the Wake Forest community, Hope has adopted Forestville Road, between Rogers Road and Burlington Mills Road. To participate, bring a mask and gloves and meet in the church parking lot. Volunteers are asked to wear long sleeve shirts and pants, and youth 12 and older are invited. If you plan to volunteer, contact Jeff Vukovich at 919-500-1679 or Andrew DiGiovanni.
  • Brown Bag Ministry collecting breakfast items in bin in gallery (boxed cereal, pop tarts, graham crackers, fruit cups, cereal bars, cracker snacks). To help assemble and deliver, sign up here! 
  • Tri-Area Food Donations welcomes non-perishable food donations (collection bin in gallery)
  • Touched By Hope & Hope Chest events for Fall 2020 postponed
  • To learn more about the seventeen local missions, see our comprehensive list

Mission Trip Opportunities

No special requirements are needed to attend any trip - just a servant's heart. Hope's mission trips are committed to providing opportunities for he people of Hope to share the love of Christ with those in our state, country, and world. 

Kenya Missionary: DCE Krista Young

Pray for DCE Krista Young, serving the Lord in Africa, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Our congregation helps sponsor an overseas missionary, as part of our overall mission. Krista is a former DCE from Hope and now serves through the LCMS in Africa, along with her husband Joel.

  • See Krista's video from the Missions Festival in January
  • Learn more about the Young Family at lcms.com/young or follow Krista on Instagram at @kyoung29.

 

List of Community Impact Ministries