Upcoming Events

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

Hope and Abide Lighthouse Volunteer Opportunity – Abide is sponsoring  an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 10 from  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  at 3223 North 45th Street.  Come and volunteer to help run food booths, hide Easter eggs or help tear down afterward.  For more information, go to the Abide sign-up Genius link here. You can also contact Kathy Andersen at 402-514-7763 or J. B. Turner at 402-669-3753.

One Great Hour Of Sharing Sunday, March 18 and March 25 there will be One Great Hour of Sharing envelopes in the bulletins.  Join with Presbyterians worldwide in sharing God’s love with our neighbors-in-need around the world by providing funds for relief activities.

Great Plains Presbyterian Pilgrimage – is a weekend journey that will deepen your faith, heighten your joy and invigorate your life in Christ.  It begins Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 p.m. and ends Sunday, April 22 around 4:00 p.m.  For more information, contact Josh Widman at  or Carol Rudesill at  You can also visit their website via this link.

Youth New Member (Confirmation) Class:  Weekly classes continue; concluding  May 20th with Confirmation Sunday.  For more information contact Pastor Rus at 402-895-4044.

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?”
◊ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – In Sanctuary –Join Pastor Dave for the remaining classes for Belhar on March 4, 11, 18, & 25.  Belhar is the Presbyterian Church’s newest confession.  What can we learn from Belhar to bring to cross for Easter?

◊ 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

◊ 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 Job.  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.  The group is studying Romans by Max Lucado.

 New Adult Class Beginning Sunday, April 8 – “Which Way, Lord? by Rob Fuquay will be taught on April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6 and 13.  Class times are on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.; or Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.  Learn about GPS (God’s Positioning System) to help find an answer.  Reflect on Paul’s call to ministry and consider God’s purposes for your life. For more information contact Judy Johnson at

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

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.  For February the group will be discussing The Guernsey Literacy and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. For more information, contact Sandy Starks at 402-740-9381 or email her at

Women’s Prayer Group the fourth Monday of the month.  The March 26 meeting will meet at the home of Michelle Greco, 2109 Franklin Drive, Papillion, Nebraska.  The group is studying Lee Strobel’s Book “The Case For Faith.” For more information contact Julie Reeks at 402-880-0042 or e-mail her at

Hope II – meets the second Friday of each month at the church at Noon.  A potluck meal is served, followed by a guest speaker.

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.


"Hope Church is many things to me. It is a place where I have made many good friends. By getting to know the people of Hope through fellowship, classes, small groups, mission projects, and other activities, they have become a family to me."
- Josh Widman


"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