You will be my witness in Jerusalem and in all Judea & Samaria, & to the ends of the earth Acts 1:8

Mission Trip

This week 30 of our grade 8 and 9 students along with me and four other brave supervisors will embark on a journey to serve others in Cornelius, Oregon. What is cool and unique about this mission trip from recent years is the opportunity we have to take a coach...

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For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son ,that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Salvation is found in Jesus today

If you have a child in the elementary school, you have inevitably heard him or her singing the song from the musical Annie entitled, “Tomorrow”. The catchy chorus begins with orphan Annie singing “the sun will come out tomorrow” where she shares her positive outlook on life despite the dreary,...

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A Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

Yesterday at Hope Lutheran Church, the sermon message delivered by Pastor Hautz was on taking a leap of faith. The New Testament reading was from the book of Acts chapter 3 when a lame man who had never walked is healed by Peter much to the astonishment of the surrounding...

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Welcome to December!

Welcome to December! It is time to break out the stockings, put up the Christmas tree, and dust off the wreath. With the Christmas season upon us many also shine up the magnetic strip (or chip) on credit/debit cards and start looking for the perfect something for the special people...

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Happy Thanksgiving

I do not know about you but I am still trying to wrap my head around only being a week away from Thanksgiving. Where did September go? But as I have been thinking about our family’s plans for the upcoming weekend I began reminiscing about past Thanksgivings and why this...

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Love the Lord Your God with All Your Heart

Sharing Stories

There is nothing like a good book to take you away to faraway lands and exhilarate the imagination. Ask any of my former students and they will tell you how much I love stories. I would sit on my grandmother’s green rocking chair and read stories all day if I...

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Our challenge is to live and grow in our faith

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Hope Lutheran Christian School, Pastor Hautz invited a former Hope student from the first Kindergarten class to attend the year’s opening Chapel. When asked to share a highlight from his nine years as a student at Hope, this 24 year old talked about a time when...

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Give God Glory

It has been a great first week back to school with many causes for celebration. Kindergarten students and families celebrated their first day of school, new students walked into their class at Hope for the first time, and new staff celebrated their first class at Hope too. At Hope, we also celebrate the...

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Welcome to the 20th School Year at Hope!

How many times have you been asked whether or not you’ve survived an event? Did you survive that family road trip? How did you survive that 8-hour flight? Perhapsyou’ve even asked yourself how you survived keeping the children entertained all summer? Some of you may be wondering whether or not your little...

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