It’s a slam-dunk that we have just begun a new tradition at SOH! We had a wonderful turn out for the Holden Evening Prayer Service, and actually ran out of bulletins! If you didn’t get one, I hope you were able to share with your neighbor. What a blessing the evening was. Now we have… Read More »
God’s Work Our Hands, September 7, 2019! We headed over to the Apache Junction Food Bank and packaged emergency food packages for the week. This organization is the food bank for our Mesa/AJ area. We chose to stay close to home this year. We learned that we packaged 1800 pounds of food, 3000 pounds of… Read More »
Listening to Jake, Lizzie and Todd sing praise to God during service leaves you with the feeling of a freshly renewed spirit and a tune or two stuck in your head! This group, while new to SOH, has already stolen our hearts! Their attention to the congregation during worship is sublime. Jake and Lizzie… Read More »
I’m not sure if you know how much work goes into putting on VBS every year. For the last 4 years, the brains behind the production each year have been Dave and Karen Torgersen. They have recruited the station leaders, the decorators, the actors and have done a great job! And of course, we have… Read More »
Meeting Pastor Tony and Carol By Tina Gilson, Crackerjack Reporter Tuesday, January 15th found me in the church office interviewing Pastor Tony and Carol. We’ve already had numerous meetings and interactions and I was excited to dig into this assignment and really find out what makes our new pastor tick and how the move to… Read More »
Monday, November 19th, 2018 Reflections of a man to be respected and loved. Today, we commended Jim to our Heavenly Father at a service held at Spirit of Hope. As Jim was memorialized by family and friends during the service, we heard the same thing over and over again. Jim was a quiet leader. He… Read More »
Trunk R Treat 2018 was held on Friday, October 26th. There were about 80 kiddos in attendance and there were smiles for miles! The trunks were adorable and the kids loved the treats. The hayride was also a huge hit. Thanks Mr. Leroy for the fun time!
A big thank you to the guys who are helping get the new playground ready! Hoping to have it done by VBS!
Sunday, April 1st saw Spirit of Hope abuzz with Alleluias as we celebrated the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! The sunrise service was held outdoors again this year, with TAG and Forge youth leading the service. Kat Lawson gave a wonderful message on living out her faith. Nick and Nikki Garza (and… Read More »