Can you hear it? It’s almost here! Witches cackling, ghosts boooooooing, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, um, “turtling?” Here comes Trunk R Treat 2016! The community around Spirit of Hope are welcome to attend this year’s big event on Friday, October 28, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sweet treats will be handed out by those… Read More »
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will offer their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings at Spirit of Hope Lutheran Church on 11-21-2016. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a… Read More »
October is Pastor Appreciation Month, and will be celebrated in Lutheran Churches everywhere. At Spirit of Hope, we are doing something unique – a Tailgate Party to salute your favorite football team, which, for many members, will be the Green Bay Packers! Other members will fall back on the team from the other side of the… Read More »
Karen Torgersen will be offering the services of trained Lion vision screeners for children attending November 19, 2016 Nite Lite. “It’s a service that we as Lions are offering to area elementary schools,” she said, “and it occurred to us that many of the children who will be attending Nite Lite could also benefit from… Read More »
Spirit of Hope is excited to announce that a choir director has been appointed and will begin work on November 1, 2016! Dave Stumo and his wife Clarice have wintered in the Valley for a number of years, both retired from careers teaching music in the public schools. Recently they have been active in the… Read More »
Just one week after Noah appeared, Samson himself was there to “raise the roof” at Nite Lite. Duane Gilson was showing Samson’s strength that was flowing from his long locks. Good things keep happening here…be sure to tell the neighbor kids about it!
This year’s theme at Nite Lite is “Stars of the Bible,” and the first one showed up this past Wednesday! Noah arrived with his hammer and some wood to build an ark – not shown here, unfortunately – but the robe and sandals gave some authenticity to this picture. Kids played a game of getting two… Read More »
Dave (Torgie) Torgersen is itching to get a woodworking group going again at Spirit of Hope. That’s Torgie working with a crew from his church group in Minnesota. At that time they gathered in his garage, which is still complete with all the tools albeit in his Sunland Springs Village home, and this fall he… Read More »
Congratulations and a big Thank You to all Spirit of Hope members who were able to be involved last weekend during the ELCA service to the community – God’s Work. Our Hands. Members were kept busy at 3 different locations and the impact of the work will be long-lasting!
Perhaps you know someone in need of a home. Or perhaps you are in need of a home yourself, and you or the other person might qualify for assistance through the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The City of Mesa now has applications available for the waiting list, the first time since the spring of 2013,… Read More »