Hope Weekly Announcements


Sunday Morning Schedule for July 30 ~ 8th Sunday after Pentecost

8:15am Traditional Worship Service

9:45am Sunday School & Bible Classes for all ages

11am Blended Praise Service

ADULT BIBLE CLASSES: FUNDAMENTALS OF FAITH: If you are new to Hope, join Pastor Cofer in Main 1 at 9:45am on Sunday. WORLD RELIGIONS: Led by Chris Taylor, this class meets in the fellowship hall at 9:45am Sundays.

YOUNG COUPLES CLASS: Sunday morning classes are taking a break for the summer. They plan to get together for fellowship opportunities monthly (Friday or Saturday activities). As activities are planned, they will keep you updated.

CALLING ALL MUSICIANS: Worship Ministry Team is seeking experienced musicians (instrumentalist & vocalist) to perform special music during worship services this summer. If you have been blessed with the talent of music and are willing to share, please contact Rev. Timothy Utton, Alison Hernandez, Kathryn Wacker or anyone on the worship ministry team.

FLOWERBEDS, BUSHES & MULCH: On Saturday Aug.19, our flowerbeds & bushes are going to be revamped. A disposal container will be brought in for the debris. Inviting all able-body members to join us in cleaning out this area around the church. We will start at 8am. Lunch provided if needed.

On Saturday, Aug. 12, new playground mulch needs to be spread. Inviting all parents whose children use the playground and all church members to join in spreading playground mulch. We will start at 9am and should only take a couple of hours. (Property Manager: Kenneth Carter)


FOOD PANTRY:  If you would like to donate to our pantry we could use the following: 15oz cans of fruit of any variety, cold cereal (Cheerios, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies), 8-12oz tuna, 24oz syrup and 32oz pancake mix, 16oz peanut butter and 16oz jelly.  Donations are to be placed in the yellow wagon in the narthex.

BLESSING BAGS: located in the white basket under the table in the narthex.

ANGEL TREE: we will participate in the Prison Fellowship Angel Tree and host a Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 16. We need to collect the following: 40 Christmas stockings, 25 clear Christmas bulbs, 50 red jingle bells, jars of flakey white and silver glitter, silver cording, a dozen white taper candles, and 1 inch wide white satin ribbon and ½ inch wide red satin ribbon. Items can be left in the yellow wagon.

For more info about Social Ministry see our new board in the narthex or come to our next meeting on Aug. 6, after the late service.  You may also e-mail Jennifer at jpfrederich@gmail.com.


Sunday School! Classes begin with JAM TIME at 9:45am in Kids Kingdom. We start with our Opening Praise and then go off to our classes. Sunday School is for ages 4 thru rising 6th grade.

SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP DRIVE – an outreach opportunity to send a needy child to Hope School to learn about Jesus. Please use the designated envelope or you can enroll in Simply Giving. Envelopes and Simply Giving forms are available in the lobby. Gifts will be used specifically for scholarships. Checks payable to Hope Lutheran School with a note: “For Scholarship”.

HOPE SUMMER CAMP 2017: Through August 18 for ages 2 1/2 thru 10. Time: 8:30am to Noon. Doors open at 7:30. Aftercare available until 5:30pm. Different themes each week. Contact Jennifer Rauch for more information: JLRHOPESUMMERCAMP@GMAIL.COM


YOUTH GROUP MISSION TRIP: This year’s Mission Trip will take nineteen youth and leaders to Copper Hill, Tennessee for a week of service, fellowship, praise and worship. We expect to spend most of our time repairing a home for a needy family. The week will be accented with white water rafting, horseback riding and team building events during our free time. We depart July 23 and return July 29. Please pray for our youth and the families they will serve.

YOUTH OASIS is taking a break in July. They will resume at 6:30pm on August 2 for an evening of games, hangout, discussion and fellowship. All youth are welcome.


WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY is 10:30am in Main 1. This class does not meet the last Wednesday morning of each month.

KNIGHTS OF HOPE: Devotional group of men, ages 18 & older, who gather the second Saturday each month at 8am for breakfast and to discuss the Bible and how to implement its teachings into their lives. They also participate in fun guy-centered activities, mission trips, as well as assist in different projects around the church. Notifications are sent out via email. To be added, please contact George Hohnsbehn via e-mail: georgehohnsbehn@gmail.com


E-MAIL: Please sign-up using the form below to receive Hope announcements, prayer requests, scripture readings, breaking news (such as inclement weather impacts on the church and school), etc.

HIGHLIGHTS: This church bi-weekly newsletter is available here online, via email and copies are in the narthex! For more info: contact Martha at 424-4848 or admin@hope.hrcoxmail.com.  Articles are due by Wednesday.


FISH FRY FUNDRAISER is Aug. 12 (Saturday) Time: 3 to 7pm. Cost: $10 per plate. This is a fundraiser for our Food Pantry. For every pound of food you donate that day (up to 5 pounds) a dollar will be taken off your meal.

TENDING THE FLAME: In Real Life-IRL ~ District Summer Outreach Conference is August 4 & 5 at Wyndham Virginia Crossings, Glen Allen, VA (Richmond). Workshops, Worship & Saturday Evening Oompahfest! A power-packed outreach conference with inspiring presentations, useful workshops, awesome worship music and loads of practical information that will transform the way you live as a witness and think about outreach. Registration: $125. More info & to register: www.se.lcms.org/TTF2017

SIMPLY GIVING (Hope’s automated giving program): It’s easy to sign up, easy to change if needed, and you never have to write another tithe check. It’s a great way to take care of your offering even while you’re on vacation. Forms are available in the church office or by e-mail: admin@hope.hrcoxmail.com.  There is no fee to you. For more info, contact Martha (424-4848) or by the above e-mail. SIMPLE!

BRINGING LANGUAGES TO LIFE: See what everyone is talking about, check it out on http://hamptonroads.com/2013/02/arabic-lessons-held-virginia-beach-church.  At Hope Lutheran, Arabic, Hebrew and French Language classes are taught by Camelia Eid. Lowest rates in the area. These language skills will give your resume a boost! Open to anyone who is interested. Contact Camelia at camicho73@hotmail.com for more info.

HOPE’S EMERGENCY FUND: Hope is blessed with faithful members who contribute to a fund that our pastors use to help meet the occasional emergency needs of others. Should the Lord move you to contribute, please note on your check: “Pastor’s Emergency Fund.”

HOPE’S PRAYER CHAIN: E-mail your prayer requests to lindahammond@verizon.net

FACEBOOK & TWITTER Did you know that Hope has a Facebook page? Connect to FB on our website under the Contact tab. You can also follow us on Twitter@HopeLutheranVA


Nursery: Provided Sunday Mornings, children 3 & under

JOYTIME: Children’s Activities (3yo thru 1st grade) 11am service, Sept-May

JesusAndMeTime: Sundays, 9:45am Preschool-Grade 5 in Kids’ Kingdom

Confirmation: (Unconfirmed students grades 6-8) Sundays 9:45am, Sept.-May

Youth Groups: (grades 6-12) Sunday Bible Studies, activities thru the year

Adult Education: Sunday mornings & Wednesday morning & night classes (Sept-May) that enrich and strengthen your spiritual life.

Leisure Lutherans: (55+) Senior Group, lunch 3rd Monday, 11:30am

LWML: Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, 3rd Saturday alternate months

Knights of Hope: Men’s group meets each month

OFFICE HOURS: 9am-2pm (Mon-Fri)

To view The Lord’s Week at Hope, go to http://hopevabeach.org/hopelutheran/events/






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