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

Join us tonight for Holden Evening Prayer. Pastor Annemarie and Esperanza’s musicians (Jim and Josie Nelson and Steve Newell) will lead us through this contemplative service, which is a Lenten tradition at Esperanza. The recording will be available on our YouTube …

The Poetry of Lent: Boats

Boats (Mark 4: 35-41) The wind comes up quick in the shallow waters of Moriches Bay. The waves rise and swell and turn frothy white, And a curtain of fog Descends.   What was fun just minutes before becomes fearful. …

Esperanza’s tradition during Lent is worship on Wednesday evenings, preceded by a soup and salad supper. The current public health emergency prevents us from gathering in the Fellowship Hall before Holden Evening Prayer. But we can carry on in our …

Renewing Community

By Michelle Tinsley Lent is a time of renewal – of faith, community and our commitment to our community. What better time to begin refreshing our sense of community than in-person worship? This coming Sunday that’s exactly what we will …

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.

News

Sunday in-person worship begins on February 21, with drive-in services at 10 a.m. Reserve your spot by clicking on this registration form. You may sign up for one service or several. Because the parking spots will be limited, please let us …

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 …