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Minneota MN 56264

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Quilts Shared with Seniors

May 13th marked the special recognition of Hope Lutheran’s graduating seniors.  They were recognized during church services and were presented gifts by the Hope Lutheran Church Women.

Each year a committee from the HLCW makes quilts for the graduates.  Those receiving quilts this year were: Braedon Citterman, Son of Pam Citterman & Randy Citterman

Trent Esping, Son of Tony & Tammy Esping

Jasmine Fischer, Niece of Darwin & Lori Dyce

Laura Knutson, Daughter of Scott & Barb Knutson

Adam Myhre, Son of Eric & Paula Myhre

Tyler Myhre, Son of Wade & Terri Myhre

Duncan Schmig, Son of Nathan & Cherri Schmig

Yan Din Suter (Switzerland), Host Family is Scott & Bree Anderson

Amos Tu (Taiwan), Host is Brenda Swoboda

Riley Yost, Son of Carmen Yost & Ryan Yost

 We had the honor of having two of our foreign exchange students with us this year.  They were given smaller table runners which will travel easily with them as they return home.

Those who helped with the quilt project over this past year include Sandy Tolk, Rita Dovre, Ona Olevson, Hazel Johnson, Arla Boe, Helen Rokeh, Fran Fier, Barb Fodness, and Gayle VanVooren.

The quilt tops are made in the individual homes, Rita Dovre does the embroidery of “Hugs from Hope” on each one and then the ladies gather together to put the quilts together with batting and colorful backs.

We certainly hope our students enjoy these quilts as they head off into the world and return often to their home church, Hope Lutheran.

Summertime Fun!

Pool Night

Sunday, July 15—6-8 pm, Minneota Pool

Hot Dogs, Utensils, Condiments will be available.  Please bring a dish to share.

Game Night

Wednesday, August 15—6-8 pm, Hope Lutheran Church

Please bring a dish to share—main course TBD.  

*Please bring your family’s favorite game...we will us the inside as well as the outside of the church.

If you have questions, please contact a member of the Education Committee—Moriah Reiss, Wade Myhre, Jen Mahan-Deitte, Amanda Warnke, or Nancy Weise

Summer Special Music

If you would like to volunteer to provide special music for any Sunday this summer, please contact Nona Gottskalkson to get on the schedule.  Her number is 507-829-3379.  Thanks!

The Minnesota All State Lutheran Choir is coming to Hope again.  They have confirmed the date of June 21st at 7:00 pm.  We will need host families for approximately 50 singers for one night.  If you would be willing to have some of the singers stay in your home, please contact one of the following:  Roberta Josephson, 507-530-6095, Erin  Roberts, 507-530-4333, Barb Knutson,  507-828-9117 or Nona Gottskalkson, 507-829-3379.  Thanks!
Update:  Monetary donations for the food that we’ll be serving the choir before the concert are certainly appreciated.  Everyone that would like to help prepare and serve the meal please call the church office or Roberta Josephson at 507-530-6095.Thanks!

Combined Bible Studies

The ladies’ Bible study groups will meet together over the summer with Pastor Bruce Drackley leading us.  The third Wednesdays have been chosen:  June 20th, July 18th, and August 15th at 10:00 am in the Fireside Room at Hope.  Coffee will be served and all are invited and encouraged to attend.