Hope Happenings

Download the most recent printed version of Hope Happenings handout Here.

Due to the spike in Covid-19 infections, we ask that you wear masks when entering and moving around the church during services on Jan, 9th, 16th and 23rd . Masks may be removed when sitting. Sanitation of hands also suggested when entering the church. 

If you are sick, please consider remaining at home.

Sunday Worship Service - What to expect

We will be studying the appointed Sunday Worship Service Lessons and Gospel during Adult Bible Class after fellowship. Please come join us, as we expand our understanding of these important lessons from God's Word! 

Men of Hope

come join our Men’s Bible Study every Thursday morning at Hope from 10:00am to 11:00am.  

All are welcome. 

Please note there will be no Men’s Bible Study on Nov. 18th and 25th. Bible study will resume on Dec. 2nd.

Coming Events:

Voter’s Meeting 

We will discuss and vote on the budget*

Sunday, January 30tth before Bible Study.  

Please plan to attend. T

*The proposed budget will be emailed to the congregation this coming week. 

Experience Jesus 

as never before

The Chosen: Season 2

showings have been paused until further notice, due to the Covid surge.

followed by a stimulating discussion


Mandarin Senior Center (Library)
3848 Hartley Rd 32257


Wednesday noon Bible Study

Lee Strobel's "The Case for a Creator" is the subject of this 12 week series. Find out more here, Join the investigation; you'll be glad you did.

In Need?

As always, if you need something, in addition to  prayers, feel free to contact either Pastor or Kristen. 

Pastor can be reached at kiltedrev@yahoo.com or at 716-957-0470 (have texting capability) 

Kristen can be reached at knelsonmckenzie@gmail.com or at 716-957-0469 (has texting capability).  

Current Budget

Please continue to place your offerings in the basket at the rear of the church.  

Through Jan 9th
Income MTD                  $      5,387.47
Income YTD                   $    11,135.00
Budget Expenses YTD   $    11,135.00

Thank you to our all our members and guests for your faithful giving! 

Opportunities to Serve

Maintenance Help Needed

We are looking for someone to do light maintenance duties.  If interested, see Daryl Siewert.

Cleaning Help Needed

Sign up to help Clean the church at the front counter.  We need your help.  Gather a Team and sign up now.

If you need more information or supplies,  please. contact 

Chynsia at chynsia@gmail.com

Jan 15th 
Jan 22nd       Lois and Sandy 
Jan 29th

Worship Assistance

Readers are needed for upcoming church services.   

Sign up in the narthex on the front counter.

                     Date            Readers            
                     Jan 16th      Desiree 
                     Jan 23rd      David 
                     Jan 30th      Karen 
                     Feb 6th        Chynsia 
                     Feb 13th      Karen 
                     Feb 20th      David  

Hope Happy Hour 

Volunteer to provide fellowship drinks and food during the Hope Happy Hour on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month.  

 Date                   Hope’s Happy Hour
 Jan 16th              Inreach
 Jan 23rd              Treiber Donation
 Jan 30th              Inreach
 Feb 6th                Inreach
 Feb 13th              Desiree
 Feb 20th              Inreach

Guest Information:  

If you do not have a church home. Please consider joining us at Hope.  We would be glad to have you as a part of God’s family.  Introduce yourself to Pastor Pat or one of the elders. You can become a member of Hope by:  

  • Baptism¬†(for infants and children who have never been baptized);¬†
  • Attending a new member class (this is an adult class for those who want to learn about the Lutheran Church.)

Ways to help Hope raise funds

Use our link on your Amazon orders.  

Use this link to link your Amazon account to Hope.  

Amazon donates .05% of your purchases back to Hope.



Make a one time contribution or increase your regular scheduled tithing

Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House

Collect your pop tabs from your cans

to donate to the Ronald McDonald House.

Collection containers are in the kitchen.