Upcoming Events

Worship Services  begin at 9:00 a.mEducation Hour for all ages begins at 10:30 a.m.

Save The Date: Wednesday, May 23 – Hope Presbyterian will be participating in OMAHA GIVES! from midnight to midnight Go to to learn more. Go to Hope Presbyterian Church on that day to give your contribution. More details to follow.

Hope Annual Garage Sale – June 8 & 9 -Do you have unwanted items in your basement or garage that need to find a new home? Consider saving these items for the Annual Garage Sale to be held on June 8 and 9. Item drop-off begins June 4th. For more information contact Brian Claus at

Blood Drive: Saturday, June 23 from 7:00 a.m. – Noon.  If you are interested in donating, please contact

Hope Home Repair Team: The Mission Committee is starting a new program to assist Hope families with home repairs and yard work. Please contact Brian Claus at 402-616-5232 or if you need work done or to volunteer with this ministry.

Vacation Bible School: June 24 – 28.  This year’s theme is Shipwrecked:  Rescued by Jesus.  Help is needed for Station Leaders, Crew Leaders, help in decorations and supplies as well as volunteers to work with the children in many different jobs.

Special Needs VBS is back this year June 25 – 28 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Please be on the lookout for more information from Kristi Richling and Lucy Gunning. If you are interested in volunteering, or know of a child who would like to attend, please contact one of them.

You can pay for VBS registration here.

Youth Group

Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Youth Group for Grades 6 – 12 – Your friends are welcome! Contact Pastor Rus Kosits at or 402-895-4044 for more information.

Weekly Events

Adult Study Classes

◊ 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. in Library – Join Pastor Rus for coffee and a discussion on “Who Wrote the Bible and Why?”
◊ 8:00 – 8:55 a.m. in Sanctuary – Meet in Sanctuary – “Which Way Lord”, a six-week class ending May 13. For more information contact Judy Johnson, or Carol Rudesill at .
◊ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – In Sanctuary –Meet in Sanctuary – “Which Way Lord”, a six-week class ending May 13. For more information contact Judy Johnson, or Carol Rudesill at .
◊ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Meet in Library – Class with Chuck Bulger studying the Book of Revelation.

◊ 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. In Library –
Discuss the background and life lessons of the strong  women in the Bible.  Join at any time.  More information contact Carol at

Bells and Choir Rehearsal – Every Wednesday. Bells:  6:30 p.m. Choir : 7:30 p.m.

◊ 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. In Library – Meet with Pastor Dave, study and explore the book of Deuteronomy.  For more information contact Pastor Dave at
◊ 6:30 –7:30 p.m. –  Meet with Pastor Dave as he facilitates an in-depth discussion on the Book of John.  For more information contact Pastor Dave at

6:30 a.m. – Men’s Weekly Breakfast and Study Group
meets at Summer Kitchen Café in LaVista.

Monthly Events

Movie Starz – This groups meets once a month to go to a movie and go out after the movie for conversation.  If you are interested in participating, contact Janie Botsch at 402-895-7124 or via e-mail: Or, call the church office for date and time.

Prayer Shawl Ministry – This group meets on Mondays at 2:00 p.m. in the church library.  If you like to crochet or knit, please join us to continue working on prayer shawls that are being made to be delivered to those in care facilities.

Siena Francis House– Hope Church has an ongoing ministry of serving meals once a month at Siena Francis House on the first Saturday of each month. Time invested is only a few hours (4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.).  If you’re interested in serving, please contact Mark Canady for more information.

Quilt Club – First Tuesday of Each Month – Join us at 10:00 a.m. in Meeting Room 1. Bring your sewing machine and sack lunch. Contact Marleen Gunderson for details: 402-691-4589.

Page Turners Monthly Book Club – Second Tuesday Of Each Month.  Group meets every month through May and has a different book for discussion.  During April, the group will be reading Clara and Mr. Tiffany, by Susan Vreeland. For more information, contact Sandy Starks at 402-740-9381 or email her at

Women’s Prayer Group the fourth Monday of the month.  For more information contact Julie Reeks at 402-880-0042 or e-mail her at

Did you know that Hope Presbyterian Church has a Birthday Club? If you would like to send a check to the Finance Office in honor of your birthday, write on the memo line: Endowment Fund (Birthday Club). This will go right into the Hope Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund.


"We started looking for a church as the birth of our first child approached, and have been blessed to be a part of the Hope family for 8 years now. We have grown spiritually as we've become more involved at Hope and we're delighted that both our kids have a church home that they enjoy attending."
- Shawn and Cindy Williams


"We joined Hope Church after our daughter was born. The congregation was so warm and friendly, we all quickly felt at home there. Hope Church fosters both individual and community spirituality and nurtures the religious education for members of all ages."
- Tom and Linda Deegan