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    Nite Lite

    A new season of Nite Lite is beginning and your help is needed! Karen Torgersen is looking for volunteers like “Noah,” whose story has posted to our blog. Click here to read it.

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  • Spirit of Hope Cross Woodworkers

    Dave Torgersen (Torgie) is eager to lead a woodworking group beginning this September, but it’s best told in his own words.

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    Vendors and Crafters Needed!

    Spirit of Hope will again host the Hopes and Dreams Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, November 12, from 8 to 2 PM. As of October 14 we have a full complement of vendors and crafters, but encourage interested members and visitors to attend in support of this fine group!

  • The SOH Blog

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      Enjoy Trunk-or-Treat at Spirit of Hope

      Can you hear it? It’s almost here! Witches cackling, ghosts boooooooing, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, um, “turtling?” Here comes Trunk R Treat 2016! The community around Spirit of Hope are welcome to attend this year’s big event on Friday, October 28, 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Sweet treats will be handed out by those folks who […]

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      Life Line Screening to be Offered November 21

      Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will offer their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings at Spirit of Hope Lutheran Church on 11/21/2016. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a […]

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      Announcing the Spirit of Hope Tailgate Party!

      October is Pastor Appreciation Month, and will be celebrated in Lutheran Churches everywhere. At Spirit of Hope, we are adding something unique – a Tailgate Party to salute your favorite football team, which, for many members, will be the Green Bay Packers! Other members will fall back on the team from the other side of […]

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      Lions Offering Vision Screening at Nite Lite

      Karen Torgersen has offered the services of trained Lion vision screeners for children attending the November 19 Nite Lite. “It’s a service that we as Lions are offering to area elementary schools,” she said, “and it occurred to us that many of the children who will be attending Nite Lite could also benefit from having […]

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      Need to Track an SOH Event?

      If you use an online calendar like the Google calendar, you may be able to copy any SOH events currently on the online calendar with ease. All you need to do is click on the event on the SOH calendar. A small window will open with more details about the event – location, duration, etc. […]

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      Here Comes the “Music Man!”

      Spirit of Hope is excited to announce that a choir director has been appointed and will begin work on November 1! Dave Stumo and his wife Clarice have wintered in the Valley for a number of years, both retired from careers teaching music in the public schools. Recently they have been active in the East […]

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      Another “Star” Appears at Nite Lite!

      Just one week after Noah appeared, Samson himself was there to “raise the roof” at Nite Lite. Duane Gilson was showing Samson’s strength that was flowing from his long locks. Good things keep happening here. Be sure to tell the neighbor kids about it!

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      A “Star” of the Bible at Nite Lite

      This year’s theme at Nite Lite is “Stars of the Bible,” and the first one showed up this past Wednesday! Noah showed up with his hammer and some wood to build an ark – not shown here, unfortunately – but the robe and sandals gave some authenticity to this picture. Kids played a game of […]

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      Want to be a Part of This?

      Dave (Torgie) Torgersen is itching to get a woodworking group going again at Spirit of Hope. That’s Torgie in the white tee shirt in the above photo, working with a crew from his church group in Minnesota. At that time they gathered in his garage, which is still complete with all the tools albeit in his […]

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      God’s Work, Our Hands

      Congratulations and a big Thank You to all Spirit of Hope members who were able to be involved last weekend during the ELCA service to the community – God’s Work, Our Hands! Members were kept busy at 3 different locations and the impact of the work will be long-lasting!