Hope Happenings

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

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

The Men’s Bible Study Men’s Bible Study meets each Wednesday at10:00am. Come enjoy Bible Study with some lively discussions. All are welcome!

Pastor Pat’s Mini Message of Hope

We post a synopsis of the weekly worship message as the mini-message-of-hope.  You can find it here and on Facebook;

Pastor Pat's Message of Hope

Pastor Pat's entire weekly worship message is available here.   

Please like the Hope Facebook page and share it's content to family and friends.  

Coming Events:

Congregational Meeting

There will be a Congregational Informational Meeting on Sunday, June 26th following the service. Please plan to attend.

From the In-Reach Committe:

  1. “Men and Meal” (Special Men’s Breakfast) on Sunday, June 19th to celebrate Father’s Day.
  2. “Celebrating American Independence” with special Fourth of July video on Sunday, July 3rd.
  3. “Christmas in July” (Date to be Determined)
  4. “Family Fun Night” on Wednesday, August 3rd from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

Praise reports:

Let people know how the Lord has been there for you with a Praise Report on the second Sunday of each month

“The Case for Faith” Bible Study Series by Lee Strobel:

Find out more about the series here

Starting Wednesday, May 18th at 12:00 noon.  

There will be no evening sessions.   All are welcome.

Have Hurts, habits, or hang-ups?  Try Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery:

  • is a 12-Step fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope.
  • meets at Hope every Saturday morning from 9:00am to 11:00am. 

Find more information here.

Lifetree Cafe


LifeTree Café meet at:

Mandarin Senior Center (Annex)
3848 Hartley Rd,
Jacksonville FL 32257

On Tuesday, June 21st at 1:00PM when the topic for discussion will be 

"Who Was Jesus, Really"   See more information here

Questions can be directed to George at (904) 731-0731

   or via email at George@lifetreecafejax.org

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 donation box at the rear of the church.  
Donations Through June 18th
Income MTD                   $   4,972.73
Income YTD                       63,882.73
Budget Expenses YTD   $  64,950.00
Thank you to our all our members and guests for your faithful giving!

Thank you

John and Coralee for their thoughtful donation of a “NEW” vacuum cleaner.  A grateful “Thank You” from those who clean the church! 

Opportunities to Serve:  

Use our convenient on-line volunteer scheduling service here

Maintenance Help Needed

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

"Refresh the Church"

Work is progressing rapidly thanks to an amazing group of young people who have made volunteered to help make this refresh project possible.

Contrary to what you may have read, or heard, these 5 young people clearly demonstrate how amazing this up-and-coming younger generation really is..

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

June 11th     Cathy/Nina
Jun 18th       Celebrate Recover
Jun 25th       Lois & Sandy
Jul 2nd          Celebrate Recover

Use our on-line sign-up service to volunteer to help.

Worship Assistance

Readers are needed for upcoming church services.   

Sign up in the narthex on the front counter.

Date                     Readers            
June 12th             Lois
June 19th             Karen
June 26th             David

Use our on-line sign-up service to volunteer to help.

Hope Happy Hour 

Hope’s Happy Hour will include food on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. There will be time for fellowship each Sunday before Bible Class.  Please don't forget you can sponsor a Sunday for $25 or team up with someone to prepare and serve.  A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex.

 Date                   Hope’s Happy Hour
June 12th            Kristen            
June 19th            Inreach
June 26th            Chynsia

Use our on-line sign-up service to volunteer to help.

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.)

Changes coming...

The Outreach committee is busy looking for ways to get the word out about Hope,The Google grant was approved and Google ads will begin soon.  

You will also start seeing a camera or two to capture Pastor’s sermons and other changes around the sanctuary. Pastor Pat’s mini-message is being posted weekly on Facebook and will soon have the entire sermon posted.  

Please like the Hope Facebook page and send his weekly message to your family and friends. Hope Instagram will be available soon

Exciting News:  The Lord works in mysterious ways indeed.

Hope has been approved to receive an ongoing in-kind grant for google search advertising.  The grant allows us to place up to $325 worth of google ads each and every day.  Ads that advertise Hope Lutheran Church and what it offers to the community.  To maintain this grant our advertising has to meet certain performance requirements.  Your Outreach team will manage that advertising along with the Hope website and social media accounts.

Please, do your part; share our posts regularly with your family and friends. 

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.