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Jesus's Prayer for Unity: It's Written in Red

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Jesus' Prayer for Unity: It's Written in Red By Erin W.  In many bibles, Jesus’ words are printed in red type. This helpful feature led to a phrase I first heard in college: “It’s written in red.” In other words, if you’re going to put emphasis on...

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Weekly Devotion - Prayer is Not Like Soup

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Prayer is Not Like Soup Amy Kopecky On Thursday I attempted to make potato cheese soup for Jonathan and I. It seemed like the perfect thing to do on an overcast, unusually quiet evening while Jonathan and Elias had soccer practice, Calum played, and Colette napped. Aria stood next to me at the...

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Weekly Devotion - Giving Our All

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Giving Our All Loren Sommer“With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints, and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given...

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Weekly Devotion - Persevering in Faith

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Persevering in Faith Loren Sommer“Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, and since we have a great priest over...

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Weekly Devotion - Why Should I go to Church?

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Why Should I go to church? Loren Sommer   “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day...

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Weekly Devotion - Make a Joyful Noise!

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Make a Joyful Noise!  Patra Mueller with Susan Burre   Last week I received the following text from one of our new members, Susan Burr who, along with her two daughters, will be officially joining our Hope community on Sunday. Susan wrote:  I wanted to thank you...

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Weekly Devotion - Prayer Walk for Schools

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PRAYER WALK FOR HOPE LUTHERAN & SEATTLE LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL   School is starting this week! A big thank you to those who joined us for the prayer walk on Sunday as we walked around Hope and Seattle Lutheran seven times in prayer to support our teachers and staff!  We...

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Weekly Devotion - Psalm 46

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Psalm 46By Rev. Roger Sylwester Psalm 46: 1-3God is our refuge and strength,A very present help in trouble,Therefore we will not fearthough the earth should change,though the mountains shakein the heart of the sea;though its waters roar and foam,though the mountains tremblewith its...

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Weekly Devotion - Psalm 23

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Savoring Psalm 23 By Sandra Scragg Lectio Divina is a contemplative way of reading the Bible. It is a spiritual practice that dates back to the sixth century of the Christian Church. It is a way of praying the scriptures that leads us deeper into God’s word. Listen to the a section of...

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Weekly Devotion - Psalm 22

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Asking God for Help...and Trusting the Answer Psalm 22 By Jason Grotelueschen I was recently having a conversation with my kids about the idea of God “giving you what you want” if you believe, trust, and pray to Him. This is a tricky concept. It’s not uncommon for parents...

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