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."Sept 23
Sunday September 23- Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Jeremiah 11:18-20; Psalm 54; James 3:13 — 4:3, 7-8a; Mark 9:30-37
Prayer of the Day - O God, our teacher and guide, you draw us to yourself and welcome us as beloved children. Help us to lay aside all envy and selfish ambition, that we may walk in your ways of wisdom and understanding as servants of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Sunday September 30- Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29; Psalm 19:7-14; James 5:13-20; Mark 9:38-50
Prayer of the Day - Generous God, your Son gave his life that we might come to peace with you. Give us a share of your Spirit, and in all we do empower us to bear the name of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Sunday October 7- Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Genesis 2:18-24; Psalm 8; Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16
Prayer of the Day - Sovereign God, you have created us to live in loving community with one another. Form us for life that is faithful and steadfast, and teach us to trust like little children, that we may reflect the image of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Sunday October 14- Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Amos 5:6-7, 10-15; Psalm 90:12-17; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31
Prayer of the Day -Almighty and ever-living God, increase in us your gift of faith, that, forsaking what lies behind and reaching out to what lies ahead, we may follow the way of your commandments and receive the crown of everlasting joy, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Sunday October 21- Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Isaiah 53:4-12; Psalm 91:9-16; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45
Prayer of the Day - Sovereign God, you turn your greatness into goodness for all the peoples on earth. Shape us into willing servants of your kingdom, and make us desire always and only your will, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Sunday October 28- Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost - Services 8:00 am and 10:00 am Readings: Jeremiah 31:7-9; Psalm 126; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52
Prayer of the Day - Eternal light, shine in our hearts. Eternal wisdom, scatter the darkness of our ignorance. Eternal compassion, have mercy on us. Turn us to seek your face, and enable us to reflect your goodness, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
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 13 books of the New Testament attributed to the Apostle Paul. Paul poured out his life for the cause of Christ. His dedication and self-sacrifice for the message of the Lord Jesus Christ, continues to be an inspiration for Christians everywhere and we hope you all will join us as we study Paul's Epistle to the Romans with a look at Paul, the man. Join us to find out who Paul was, where he came from and where he journeyed to carry the good news of Jesus Christ. The class is facilitated by Dr. Steve Northsea
Children Sunday School Class 9:15 AM Sundays Classroom 1,3 and 5The Children Sunday School class meets from 9 am to 9:40 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.
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 click the link below to find
further information and the application.
COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION
New Pastor Called
The Rev. Stephen Allen Brisson Of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has been called as a full-time pastor for Hope Lutheran. Pastor Steve, as he prefers to be called, accepted quickly and arived at Hope on August 16. The call culminated a two year long process undergone by the congregation. The vote was unanimous and the congregation has welcomed Pastor Steve with open arms.