Welcome to Esperanza Lutheran Church

A loving, joyful, vibrant, diverse, spirit-led community that transforms lives in worship, education, outreach, fellowship and service in Ahwatukee

Community Involvement
Children of Hope Preschool
Worship
Pledges Received toward Annual Participation Goal (Goal: 70 Pledges, Target: 113 Pledges)
56 Pledges 50%

Events

All events are held online or at Esperanza Lutheran Church unless otherwise indicated.


Weekly Messages

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Pastor Annemarie Burke Begins her ministry at Esperanza Lutheran Church on January 18. All are welcome to attend her installation  by Bishop Deborah Hutterer on Saturday, January 30 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will be conducted on Zoom and the necessary …

During the past year, Council has taken on the task of updating the Esperanza Church Constitution.  This  passage of the update will be an agenda item for the upcoming congregational meeting on January 31st 2021.  We will also ask for …

Christmas Eve Worship Services

Esperanza celebrates the birth of Jesus at two outdoor services on Christmas Eve. The service  will also be available online around 6 p.m.  Online registration for the drive-in event  is closed, but a few spots are left (you may not …

  Esperanza will begin 2021 with a new pastor, Annemarie Burke. The congregation voted to call Pastor Annemarie at a special meeting on December 12, following three well attended Zoom meet-and-greet receptions where the pastor and members chatted and got …

Sermons

News

During the past year, Council has taken on the task of updating the Esperanza Church Constitution.  This  passage of the update will be an agenda item for the upcoming congregational meeting on January 31st 2021.  We will also ask for …

Sunday is the day we celebrate our joyful commitment to the future of Esperanza and its ministries. This year there are three ways to pledge: Mail in the pledge card sent to you by the Stewardship Team. Use the addressed …

Community Involvement

Our innovative Children of Hope Preschool launched a Distance Learning Support Classroom for school-age kids on August 17, helping children in kindergarten through second grade get the most from their online classes. Program Notice Update: This program has been suspended …

The Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament that was supposed to take place in April has been rescheduled for September 26 at 1:30 p.m., shotgun-start. Some changes are being made to comply with COVID-19 guidelines: box lunches distributed at the start …

Jayne Peterson tells us that masks are once again urgently needed by personnel who are taking care of COVID-19 patients. Earlier in the pandemic, a crew of Esperanza seamstresses started churning out masks made from medical fabric that has a …