Aprill 2010


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Aprill 2010

  1. 1. THE ANCHOR LINE April 2010 Hope Lutheran Church and Angels of Hope Preschool 700 S. Superior St. De Pere, WI 54115 ~ (920) 336-9843 On the web: www.hopedepere.org ~ e-mail: HopeDepere@yahoo.com Matthew Christians, pastor Gail Thiel, preschool director office: 336-9843, home: 336-9582 office 336-9843 e-mail: matthewchristians@gmail.com e-mail: angelsofhopepreschool@yahoo.com Our Vision at Hope: that we would be a growing, vibrant, praying, caring congregation– boldly reaching out with Jesus Christ in word and deed. A Word from your Pastor— May the fullness of the Word Made Flesh, Jesus Christ our Lord, dwell in you richly! G race, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. Amen. As you may know, I was first installed as your pastor one year ago on the last Sunday of April 2009. That means that nearly one year has It is such an honor and privilege to serve passed since we first met. Like all introductions, as your pastor. I know that sounds hokey, but I this year has had its ups and downs... hopefully mean it. Despite some hard times, the love and we are getting to know one another a little bit. favor and mercy and grace of the Triune God That getting to know one another is a process I shines in the hearts of His people. The last few hope to accelerate starting in the weeks after weeks, as I have been making the rounds of Easter. What I mean by that is that I hope to sit communion visits for those who cannot come to down with each household this Spring, get to Church, I have at times concluded my visit by know one another a little better, and share with saying "thank you for the privilege of allowing one another our hopes and dreams for the future me to come and celebrate the Sacrament with of Hope Lutheran Church. you." And it's true; it is an honor. After all, it's Members who are interested will be able not every day that a man has the opportunity to to sign up at their convenience for what time best be called to share the gifts of God our Father— works for pastor to visit. This will include an to be the mouth of the Lord to the assembled opportunity for those families and individuals people of God. signing up to indicate their preference: would