Upcoming Events

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

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.

Safe Halloween – Wednesday, October 24 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the gym.  Come for indoor trick or treating, games, prizes and costume.  All are welcome

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?” beginning with “Moses, Moses, Moses”.
◊ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Meeting Room 1 –  Great Ends of the Church with Nancy Corran – a six week session will be using Presbyterian curriculum and will focus on the answer:  Why bother with Church.  Explore our definition of what church is, and what we as a church are called to do.
◊ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary – The Wired Word – This class uses current event articles and appropriate scripture for small group discussions that are relevant to Christian living.
◊ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Library – Understanding the Old Testament with Chuck Bulger. Chuck will present information from Bernhard W. Anderson’s book which interweaves historical, archeological, literary and religious perspectives.
◊10:30 a.m. – Sermon Follow-Up  with Pastor Dave in the Lobby – What was meaningful to you?  Do you have additional questions?  What else is going on in your life, or the world that you may want to discuss?

◊ 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. In Library –
Discuss the background and life 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.  Study Resumes October 25. 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 books of 1 Peter and 2 Peter.  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.  For more information, contact Sandy Starks at 402-740-9381 or email her at

Hope II – Meets the second Friday of each month from September through May.

Quilt Group –Meets the first Tuesday of each month

Rachel Circle  – Meets September through May.

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