Esperanza Lutheran Church

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


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Weekly Messages

Esperanza begins a five-week sermon series this Sunday examining the Bread of Life story, told in the gospel of John. The question to chew on this week: Many of the messages we hear in this world are about scarcity. Where …

“I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry . . .” From the Gospel of John, Chapter 6 “I AM the Bread of Life,” Jesus says. People who have been raised in the Christian …

“For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but rested the seventh day; therefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day and consecrated it.” Exodus 20:11 “Remember that you were a …

Both in-person services move into our sanctuary on May 16. The times have changed too. We meet at 8:30 and 10:30 — another step towards returning to our pre-pandemic worship practices. The indoor services will be identical for now, and …

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.

News

The Congregational Council elected new officers this week. Chuck Yount succeeds Michelle Tinsley as president. Beth Leaf is serving as vice president, with Michelle Tinsley as treasurer and Susan Brown, secretary. New members elected in May are Susan Brown, Beth …

Where do you go to find a business or to check a fact or read the news? To the internet. An up-to-date website is essential to all kinds of organizations — including churches! New residents search the web looking for …

Our popular Trivia Night is coming back from hiatus on August 28, from 6-10 p.m. at the church.Hosted by the Children of Hope Preschool, the event benefits Esperanza Lutheran Church. You are invited to gather a team of six adults …

It’s almost July — time to begin planning for the start of school. Join us on Sunday August 15, for the Blessing of the Backpacks and s Sunday School get to know you party and lesson! Catch the excitement of …

Community Involvement

Many families in the neighborhoods around us struggle to provide food and other essentials for their children. The Kyrene Family Resource Center helps fill that need through donations. Esperanza is involved in this ministry for years, acting as a collection …

It’s time to Stuff the Bus! The Kyrene schools reopen on July 29th. Some students come from homes that struggle to provide the needed supplies. You can help by joining the Kyrene Resource Center’s Stuff the Bus campaign. Items needed include: NEW …

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 …

Esperanza Lutheran Church

2601 E. Thunderhill Place, Phoenix, AZ 85048