Esperanza Lutheran Church

Esperanza Lutheran Church

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


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Weekly Worship Messages

This Sunday we begin a summer worship schedule, gathering as one community at 9:30 a.m. This first service will be a Service of Healing. The 8:30 and 10:30 services will resume in the fall. Read Pastor Annemarie’s letter, below. There’s …

Prayer of the Day Sovereign God, ruler of all hearts, you call us to obey you, and you favor us with true freedom. Keep us faithful to the ways of your Son, that, leaving behind all that hinders us, we …

Prayer of the Day Almighty Creator and ever-living God: we worship your glory, eternal Three-in-One, and we praise your power, majestic One-in-Three. Keep us steadfast in this faith, defend us in all adversity, and bring us at last into your …

Pledges Received toward Annual Participation Goal (Goal: 60 Pledges)
47 Pledges 78%

News

This Sunday we begin a summer worship schedule, gathering as one community at 9:30 a.m. This first service will be a Service of Healing. The 8:30 and 10:30 services will resume in the fall. Read Pastor Annemarie’s letter, below. There’s …

Thank you to the 12 volunteers listed below who came to Esperanza bright and early on Saturday morning to clean up the campus. We had a productive morning of tree and shrub trimming, raking up pods from mesquite trees, cleaning …

During May, our Esperanza community donated 61 pounds of food to Kyrene Family Resource Center, improving our year-to-date total to 351 pounds. We remain very close to pace to donate a half ton – 1,000 pounds – for the calendar …

While overall actual revenue is even with expenses, we are now falling behind budgeted revenue. Pledge giving is still ahead of budget due to families who have paid ahead or paid the full year.  However, this favorable position will decline …

Join in landscaping and campus clean up this coming Saturday!  In May, the council voted to halt landscaping services due to budget cuts.  In order to keep our Church Home beautiful, we need volunteers to help.  Tasks will include keeping …

Esperanza’s newsletter, “Words of Hope,” has been a weekly publication since its inception more than 20 years ago. Unfortunately, due to a decrease in giving, the Council had to identify reductions in spending. One of the cuts approved by the …

Community Involvement

Hear ye! Hear ye! Calling all Esperanza chefs, volunteers, those able to assemble or serve sandwiches, and those wishing to donate either money or non-perishables to the cause!! We will be providing sack lunches for the homeless at Grace Lutheran …

On June 2, volunteers from Esperanza provided dinner for families in the process of transitioning to permanent housing.  Three families, including three moms and four children, as well as three volunteers were served a delicious meal of roasted chicken, two …

Esperanza is taking the lead in organizing the Church World Services Ahwatukee Foothills CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Nov. 13, at Desert Foothills Park. The fundraising event supports the global mission of CWS, a faith-based organization transforming communities around the …

June 2022

Thursday June 30

9:30 am – 11:00 am
Zoom Bible Study - Thursday Matters Bible Study
Recurs weekly
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In Person Women's Bible Study
Recurs weekly

July 2022

Sunday July 3

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Weekly Summer Worship Service - Inperson & Live-stream
Recurs weekly
9:30 am – 10:30 am
On Summer Break - Sunday Funday School - For Everyone! - Check with Office for Date Changes
Recurs weekly

Monday July 4

All Day
Independence Day

Wednesday July 6

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Shawl Group Knitting 1st Wednesday of Each Month
Recurs monthly
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal - Check Church Office re Rehearsal & Summer Break
Recurs weekly

Esperanza Lutheran Church

2601 E. Thunderhill Place, Phoenix, AZ 85048