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Thanksgiving Eve Worship, November 22
Come and give thanks to God! Hope will have a Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 22 at 7:00 p.m. Invite your family, friends and neighbors to come together and give thanks for God’s abiding care and sustaining grace with a celebratory service. Our offering will go towards funding Backpacks of Hope. Food donations are also welcome, especially cans of vegetables, soup, Easy Mac, and juice boxes.
HOPE ADULT CHOIR PRESENTS MESSIAH
The adult choir will present the Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah at the 11:00 service on Sunday, December 3. Our choir will be accompanied by musicians from the Toledo Symphony. This is a great service to invite others to join you in worship as we move through the Advent season towards the celebration of Jesus’ birth!
Night in Bethlehem December 9 & 10
Hope will once again transport visitors back in time to the Village Marketplace of Bethlehem to experience the sights, sounds, and smells as news of a baby being born is whispered throughout the marketplace. All are welcomed to journey to A Night in Bethlehem on Saturday, December 9th and Sunday, December 10th from 1:00-4:30pm both days. If you are interested in volunteering to make this gift to the community possible please e-mail the Bethlehem Leaders.
Siberian Solstice Concert December 16
Talented local group Siberian Solstice will be visiting Hope on December 16th at 7:00pm. The group will perform an exciting and inspirational Christmas show with music originally performed by the nationally acclaimed Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The show includes traditional Christmas music and other classical pieces with electronic keyboards, drums, and guitars. All ages are welcome.
Hiring for Children's Ministry Director
Hope Lutheran Church has a vibrant children’s ministry that includes Sunday morning faith formation, a Vacation Bible School provided free of charge and open to the community, and activities throughout the year such as an annual Harvest Festival. A strong component of Hope’s children’s ministry is that of servant love, one of Hope’s core values. In order to continue the growth of Hope’s children’s ministry we are accepting resumes for a part time Children's Ministry Director. This person will be primarily responsible for coordinating a team of volunteers to continue our existing opportunities for children from birth through 6th grade. Additionally this person will have excitement in developing new opportunities for both the families and other members of Hope to grow in faith through intergenerational experiences. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years successful experience developing programming for children in a religious educational setting or a Degree in Christian Education/Formation. Preference would be shown for a person who is on the ELCA Roster of Word and Service (Deacon). Resumes can be sumbitted via mail (2201 Secor Rd., Toledo, OH 43606) or e-mail (email@example.com)