Mission Statement: "Centered in Christ, we are called to welcome all through our words and actions, sharing the love of Christ and the Gospel made known through the word of God."
All Activities and Services are Cancelled Due to Covid 19 Virus until at Least March 31, 2019
Every Saturday- Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church of Citrus Springs has a Saturday 4:30 PM Evening service for all who have to work on Sunday and can't attend. A variety of services will be offered including Evening Prayer, Holy Communion and Healing Services. All of the community is invited to attend and participate in these services. Hope is an open communion church believing that, "Christ is the host, and all are welcome at the table."
Sunday March 8-- Second Sunday in Lent - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Genesis 12:1-4a Psalm 121 (1,2) Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 John 3:1-17 Prayer of the Day - O God, our leader and guide, in the waters of baptism you bring us to new birth to live as your children. Strengthen our faith in your promises, that by your Spirit we may lift up your life to all the world through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Sunday March 15-- Third Sunday in Lent - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Exodus 17:1-7 Psalm 95 (1) Romans 5:1-11 John 4:5-42 Prayer of the Day - Merciful God, the fountain of living water, you quench our thirst and wash away our sin. Give us this water always. Bring us to drink from the well that flows with the beauty of your truth through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Sunday March 22-- Fourth Sunday in Lent - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Psalm 23 (5) Ephesians 5:8-14 John 9:1-41 Prayer of the Day - Bend your ear to our prayers, Lord Christ, and come among us. By your gracious life and death for us, bring light into the darkness of our hearts, and anoint us with your Spirit, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Sunday March 29-- Fifth Sunday in Lent - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 130 (5) Romans 8:6-11 John 11:1-45 Prayer of the Day - Almighty God, your Son came into the world to free us all from sin and death. Breathe upon us the power of your Spirit, that we may be raised to new life in Christ and serve you in righteousness all our days, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Hope Endowment Committee Scholarship is available to members of Hope who are graduating from high school and will be attending a post-secondary educational institution. Please contact the church to find further information and the application.
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Children Sunday School Class 9:00 AM Sundays Classroom 1,3 and 5The Children Sunday School class meets from 9:00 am to 9:45 am each Sunday. The classes are open to children of all ages and includes stories told by Jesus, Puppet Show Preparation, Bible stories for today, and crafts. The classes are facilitated by Hope's Sunday School teachers and assistants.
Adult Sunday School Class 9:00 AM Sundays Classroom 2The Adult Sunday School class meets from 9 am to 9:40 am each Sunday. The class is studying the Gospel of Matthew chapter by chapter. The class weekly follows this account of the life and ministry of Jesus. Matthew starts by tracing Jesus' ancestors back to the biblical patriarch Abraham and tells of his birth and life all the way through the climax of Jesus' sacrifice, victory, and commission to his disciples. The class is facilitated by Steve Northsea.
1st and 3rd Wednesday Socials
Service Times & Directions
Spoken Holy Communion: 4:30 pm
Spoken Holy Communion: 8:00 am
Sung Holy Communion: 10:00 am
Citrus Springs, FL 34433