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."Dec. 6,13,20
Wednesdays- Midweek Advent Services 6:30 pm preceded by Soup Suppers at 6:00 PM. The services will be based on the theme, "Prophets Voices."Dec. 10
Sunday December 10- Second Sunday of Advent - Services 8:00 am & 10:00 am Readings: Isaiah 40:1-1; 1 Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; 2 Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-8
Prayer of the Day: Stir up our hearts, Lord God, to prepare the way of your only Son. By his coming strengthen us to serve you with purified lives; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.Dec. 17
Sunday December 17- Third Sunday of Advent/ Hope Christmas Cantata - Service 10:00 am Readings: : Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28
Prayer of the Day: Stir up the wills of your faithful people, Lord God, and open our ears to the words of your prophets, that, anointed by your Spirit, we may testify to your light; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.Dec. 24
Sunday December 24- Fourth Sunday of Advent - Service 10:00 am only, Readings: Samuel 7:1-11; Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38
Prayer of the Day: Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. With your abundant grace and might, free us from the sin that would obstruct your mercy, that willingly we may bear your redeeming love to all the world, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.Dec. 24
Sunday December 24- Christmas Eve Services - Services 4:30 & 8:00 PM (candlelight)
Communion will be held at both servicesDec. 31
Sunday December 31- Festival of Lessons and Carols - Service 10:00 am Only
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 5The Children Sunday School class meets from 9 am to 9:40 am each Sunday. The class is open to children of all ages and includes stories told by Jesus, Puppet Show Preparation and crafts. The class is facilitated by Pastor Bradfor.
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
Wednesdays December 6,13,20 - Mid-week Advent Services - Services based on the theme, "Prophets Voices," will be held at 6:30 PM preceded by the popular Soup Supper at 6:00 PM.
Sunday December 17 - Hope Christmas Cantata - 10:00 AM Service.
Sunday December 24 - Hope Christmas Eve Services - 4:30 and 8:00 PM. Both services will be candle light and serve communion.
Saturday January 13Church "Undecorated"The church will be undecorated at 11:00 AM.