Hope Lutheran Church is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and believes in the Triune God as stated in the Confessions of Faith of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Our beliefs are best expressed through The Living Charter, “to know Christ and to make Christ known.”
Learn more about us and what we believe on the About Us page.
How to Join
Are you a seasonal resident or a full-time resident? Are you looking for a home congregation? We invite you to become a Regular Member or Associate Member of Hope. You can become a Regular Member by transferring your membership from your old church, or, if you are not presently a member of a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), by declaring your affirmation of faith. If you are a seasonal resident who wishes to retain your membership in your home congregation, you can become an Associate Member. An Associate Member has all the priveleges of a Regular Member except that you cannot hold a position on the church council. You will enjoy full voting privileges as you have in your home congregation, with the exception of a vote on national church-wide resolutions.
If you wish to join, you have several options:
Call the church office at 750-2321 and speak with our Executive Assistant, Val, to let us know of your desire to become a member.
Use the Contact page to get more information.
You can sign the Fellowship Pad found in your pew during worship and check the wish-to-join box. Information on joining Hope will be mailed to you, A follow-up telephone call will be made to assist you with any questions you may have. Meetings are held prior to joining to acquaint you with Hope and our ministries.
The Living Charter “to know Christ and to make Christ known”
New Member Recital:
We Believe (Congregation recites):
It is the purpose of Hope Lutheran Church to engage as many persons as will share its confession of faith in a fellowship of worship, learning, witness and service so that the Word of God in Jesus Christ may become effective in their lives. Together and individually, we work to fulfill our mission as a congregation and work in relationship with other Christian fellowships and social institutions at home and throughout the world. In order to develop the individual ministries we will remain flexible and open to meet the changing needs of the church, the community and the world. It is our aim to draw on the talents of all persons to involve them in the life and mission of the church.
We Pledge (New Members recite):
In our desire to unite with Hope Lutheran Church, we pledge faithful support and active participation to ensure and further the goals of this congregation that we may express, through our church and our life, the love and faith of Jesus Christ.