Welcome to
Hope Lutheran Church

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Upcoming Events


Through – June 30th Services

7:30 am – Hope Lutheran

9:00 am – St. Paul’s Lutheran

10:30 am – Bethany-Elim Lutheran

June 15Morning Bridal Shower for Katheryn Madson, Fellowship Hall

Wednesday, June 19Minneota Community Blood Drive, American Legion, 1:00pm to 7:00pm.  You may contact Barb at 507/828-4546 to schedule an appointment.  Do Good Things! Come to give blood for a $15 e-gift card! See rcblood.org/DoGood

July 7th – August 25th Services

8:00 am – St. Paul’s Lutheran

9:30 am – Bethany-Elim Lutheran

5:00 pm – Hope Lutheran

July 20Morning Baby Shower for Becky (Adam) Josephson

July 28-August 1—Vacation Bible School

August 10Wedding for Matt Myhre & Katheryn Madson

August 24Wedding for Amanda Prellwitz & Jesse Burau

The call committee is helping to coordinate getting Pastor Jon integrated into the congregation and community. We would like to invite you and your family to get to know Pastor Jon better by inviting him to join you and your family and or a small group for a meal. We encourage you to sign up for one of the time slots on the sign-up sheet on the secretary’s desk. Pastor Jon and his wife and son, if they are available, will be honored to join you at your home for an informal meal where you all can visit and become better acquainted.

Join Us On Sundays

SUMMER Schedule of Services

Through June 30th Services

7:30 am – Hope Lutheran

9:00 am – St. Paul’s Lutheran

10:30 am – Bethany-Elim Lutheran

July 7th – August 25th Services

8:00 am – St. Paul’s Lutheran

9:30 am – Bethany-Elim Lutheran

5:00 pm – Hope Lutheran

‘Journey with Jesus’ Bible Study

6:00 pm at Hope

on Thursday’s in June with Pastor Jon

Pastor Jon’s Office Hours

Monday: 7:30 to Noon

Tuesday: Bethany-Elim 8:30 to Noon

Wednesday: No office hours

Thursday: Hope 7:30 to Noon

Friday: Day Off

Holy Communion:
st & 3rd Sundays of each month

Hope Lutheran Church

113 South Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 87
Minneota MN 56264


(507) 872-6446 Church Office

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

412 East Lyon
Minneota MN 56264

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Pastor Jon’s Podcast

New Podcast! Check Out New Episodes Each Monday

Spirit Speak Podcast is a teaching ministry of Hope/St. Paul's and Bethany-Elim churches. We delve into the depths of the weekly sermons to uncover the profound truths and timeless wisdom they hold. Join us on a transformative journey as we explore the sacred texts, unraveling their messages and applying them to our daily lives. Grounded in the Word of God and spiritual reflections, we aim to illuminate the path of faith and understanding. Tune in each week to ignite your soul and connect with the divine through Spirit Speak.

Pastor Jon’s Message

Church Calendar

Coffee & Fellowship—Following services in the Fellowship Hall.

Remember Online Giving—Click on the  “GIVE” button above.

Want to connect with Pastor Jon? Stop by during office hours at the church. Email Pastor Jon at pastorjonhlsp@gmail.com. Call/text Pastor Jon at 612-477-4673. Looking forward to connecting with members, regular attendees, and guests.  Pastor Jon is in his Hope Lutheran office Mondays and Thursdays from 7:30-Noon.
To easily schedule a time to meet Pastor Jon, go to this link!

Youth 9th – 12th grade

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be one of the Twelve? Do you want to hang out with friends and explore the teachings of Jesus? Come to Hope at 7 pm on Sundays beginning June 23rd to watch The Chosen beginning with Season 1. Contact Pastor Jon: Text 612-477-4673 or email pastorjonhlsp@gmail.com. Casual environment, food, invite friends.

Cemetery Sexton Needed—If you would like to volunteer, please  contact the council or the church office.

Vacation Bible School—July 29-August 1, Anyone interested in being a host family from the evening of Sunday, July 28 until the morning of Thursday, August 1 for 4 counselors.  You only need to provided room and breakfast.  One host family for all 4, or 2 host families to host 2 counselors each.  If you are able to host, please contact Aime Ascheman at 320-249-5285.  

Kitchen Remodel—Needing volunteers to serve on a committee to facilitate and remodeling our church kitchen. If you would to have input into the direction of this project and updating the flow and decor of the kitchen, I encourage you to contact Linda Nuytten at 507-829-9379. Will get you on the list and set up some meetings to hopefully complete them before fall.

Hope June 11 2023.pdf

This Week’s Bulletin

Hope Lutheran is now on YouVersion!

With most people having a cell phone today, why not put the Bible on it so you can have it everywhere you go? Download the app using the link above to be a part of Hope Lutheran YouVersion. We will be adding Bible reading plans, sermon notes, and many other features in the coming months. The YouVersion app helps you stay connected to Jesus through His Word.

Calling all Prayer Warriors!

Do you have a heart and passion for prayer and intercession?


We have 2 opportunities for you to connect your heart and passion for prayer:


Do you feel comfortable coming alongside others in need of prayer following the Sunday service?


Join me for a dedicated time to pray for our churches that God will show us His will for our ministry:


Bethany-Elim – Tuesday at 12 pm – 1 pm

Hope/St. Paul’s – Thursday at 12 pm – 1 pm (at Hope)


If you have questions or to sign up to volunteer to be available for prayers after service, please contact Pastor Jon.


Not ready to take the summer off from learning about Jesus? Pastor Jon will be offering two options to Journey with Jesus in the form of an informal study of the Gospel of Mark beginning in June.


Bethany-Elim – Monday at 6 pm

Hope/St. Paul’s – Thursday at 6 pm (at Hope)


All you’ll need is your Bible (or use one at the church) and a heart to explore the teachings of Jesus. Please sign up with Pastor Jon.