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Happy New Year!

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It's the classic, common greeting for this season, right? With the familiar words, we wish our families, friends, and neighbors all good things, much happiness, and lots of blessings in the new year ahead. "Happy New Year" expresses positive thinking, high hopes, and lofty expectations for the...

Mission Team

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Joel is part of the church’s chainsaw team, recently deployed to Louisiana.Fran teaches Sunday School.Brian sings in the church choir.Jeanine serves Communion during worship services.Silas has left a bequest to the church in his will.Sally takes time every week to welcome visitors at...

The B-I-B-L-E

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A kindergarten teacher was walking around her classroom, commenting on the pictures her students were drawing. As she came to the desk of one little girl who was working diligently, the teacher asked what the drawing was. The girl replied, “I’m drawing God.” The teacher paused...

September 25 Update

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SEE YOU IN CHURCH! I’m looking forward to a great weekend of worship here at Hope, and I encourage you to make plans to join us. You can worship either online or in person every weekend. To worship online, visit the church’s website (www.hopelutheranwf.org) and click on...

Update 28 Update

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SIMPLEHEARTED One of the great psalms that I love is Psalm 116. Here are the first seven verses: I love the Lord, for he heard my voice;     he heard my cry for mercy. 2 Because he turned his ear to me,     I will call on him as long...

August 12

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  PATIENCE & TRUST What a crazy, mixed-up five months it’s been! It’s hard to believe that so much time has passed since North Carolina went into a “shutdown” mode back in March, due to the spread of the coronavirus that’s causing the global pandemic...

July 27 Update

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WORSHIP OPTIONS The Bible speaks clearly of the need for God's people to offer worship and praise to God humbly, sincerely, and regularly. That last one has been tricky lately, hasn't it?  The coronavirus pandemic has certainly disrupted a great many of our regular life patterns, including...

July 16 Update

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  IN-PERSON WORSHIP SERVICES We have cautiously resumed in-person weekend worship services at Hope this month. So far, so good! Everyone is maintaining social distancing, as much as possible; and everyone is wearing face coverings. We’re utilizing only portions of every other pew...

July 2 Update

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WORSHIP SERVICES RESUMEThis weekend, we’re resuming weekend in-person worship services at Hope. We are mindful of the highly-contagious nature of the virus that’s causing the pandemic. We are taking many precautions here at the church, in order to slow the potential spread of the...

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