2605 S Signal Butte Rd

Mesa, AZ 85209

Services: 5:00 pm Saturday

9:30 am Sunday

January 11, 2023

Pastor's Weekly Article

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Reflections by Council President

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Financial Report

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Monthly Calendar

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Council Meeting Highlights

• Fellowship team is planning another get together like the BBQ that everyone

seemed to enjoy…more to come.

• Phil is getting a team together to plan for the 25th anniversary of SOH 

• Facility team is happy with the new fresh look of the church grounds. There is yet

another leak in the roof which is being addressed.

• Worship team is asking for volunteers to help take down the Christmas decoration

January 11@ 9am.

• Youth team was disappointed when our youth showed up the ring the bell, but the

Salvation Army did not☹. More activities are in the works.

• Discussions continued about opening up the nursery and beginning Sunday school

again. Workers must be background checked /fingerprinted. Let any of us on

Council know if you might be interested and already have been finger printed etc.

• Liasons were asked to get yearly reports from all ministry chairs by January 20, in

preparation for the Annual Meeting on February 5.

Justa Center


Wanted to thank everyone once again. They picked up the items for the JUSTA CENTER. They were so excited.

Here are a few pictures 

Just picture there smiles when they use the items you purchased. I know I can picture it.

Have a wonderful day.

Wendy and Senior’s Rock

Senior Rock meets on Thursday mornings at 9:00 am. Come join us.

Annual Meeting!

Our annual congregation meeting will be Feb 5, 2023. Mark your calendars!

We are accepting nominations for anyone who would be interested in serving on the Congregation Council.

 It is a 3-year commitment with monthly meetings on the 1st or 2nd Thursday of the month. Each Council member is a liaison to one of the ministry teams. Council members must be a 9-month resident with a desire to serve the Church community.


There are 4 spots to be filled this year. The congregation will vote on the nominations at the annual meeting in February. If you are interested in serving, please send a very brief bio to the Church via email

(Admin@spiritofhopelutheran.com) or place it in an envelope and leave it on the desk in the Church office.

Prayers –

We pray for those church members who are struggling with many health issues this week and especially with all Covid, colds and flu cases. 

Pray for the health of: Ardis Johnson, Diane Reinhardt, Linda Miner and husband Jay, LaVonne Anderson, Tom Snodgrass, Eleanora Crise-Tomes, Ethel Robbins, Frieda Pyles, Stephanie Skansi. Darlene and Darren Holzipel, Moine Gates, Naomi Hensen, Ruthie Piasecki, Lois Lorts. Mike Tucker , Duane Gilson's sister Joanne,.

Prayers for Joe Hansen , David Fonder. and Erica and John, Chris Tjon, Curtis Peterson, Matthew Stackoiwak, Jenna Marley, Joan Gose.

Prayers for safe travels for Pastor Tony and Mike and Debbie Snyder as they travel in the Holy Land these next two weeks.

Lord, guide all who are struggling this week with loss and grief during the holidays. Help us be angels that shine the Light oi Christ upon them giving encouragement as they need. Amen

Bible Study with Pastor Tony

 Tuesdays, 10:30 am at Spirit of Hope

This Bible study will be on the Epistle Letters and New Testament Books – we are beginning the first book of Thessalonians 

  Thursday Afternoon Women's Bible Study

 The Women’s Bible Study meets every Thursday afternoon at 1:00 pm at the church, We’d love to have you there.  To God be the Glory, Dar Stucke 

Morning Bible Study – “Too Big For Starbuck’s”

Thursday mornings at 6:30 am at Church

Bring your Bible and your coffee

Lead by: Bobbi Edwardson 

Beer and Theology is the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Cancelled for January

Pastor's home at 11133 E Segura Ave.


     Worship Volunteers


Saturday 5:00 PM


Date     Reader                     Greeters                        

1-07   Daryl Wilton            Ed/Cathy Walters

 1-14  Cal Schell               Duane Gilson

 1-21   Melody Oliver     

 1-28   Rosemary Brant


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Sunday 9:30 AM


1-01 Linda Wilcox               Phil Troiano

1-08  Mike Stark                Art & Crystal

1-15  Margaret Anderson   Jerry & Dorothy

1-22  Linda Wilcox              Bill & Sharon N.

1-29  Peg Goetz                  Hans & Diane



Greeters: Please be at church by 4:40 pm on Saturday and 9:10 am on Sunday.

Breakfast with your friends 

Join us for breakfast on Wednesday mornings at 8:30 am at the IHOP Restaurant at

(Signal Butte & Southern)

See you there!!

Happy Birthday to all of you.

January 1 Jim Vierbicher

January 3 Marti Voss

January 4 Barb Kearns

January 5 Janice Giorsetti

January 5 Otto Klick

January 5 Judy Heckman

January 8 Sharon Nelson

January 9 Sylvia Humleker

January 9 Drew Myer

January 11 Kathleen Martz

January 12 Sharon Gates

January 16 Daniel Sim

January 17 Annette Reamer

January 25 Jennise Arcuri

January 27 Sherri Ayers

January 27 Kim Gordon

January 30 Don Herman

Phone: 480-396-8300

Email: admin@spiritofhopelutheran.com

Email: president@spiritofhopelutheran.com

Website: www.spiritofhopelutheran.com

Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 to 1:00 pm