Coronavirus announcement

Dear Friends, The situation with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to change quickly. At New Hope Lutheran we want to respond with calm, compassion, and caution. Relying on advice from the Center for Disease Control, Department of Public Health, our synod, and the Wisconsin Council of Churches, we have decided to cancel public worship gatherings at […]

Youth gathering

In 2021, the ELCA Youth Gathering will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota June 29th to July 3rd. The early Youth Gathering registration closes November 20, 2020. The early registration fee is $350 per person attending. Youth, who are currently in 7th grade, will be eligible to go to the 2021 Youth Gathering, as it is […]

Bishop Election Process & Time Line

This process has arisen from consideration by the Bishop Election Task Force, the Synod Council and Executive Committee, and was originally drafted by Interim Bishop Peter Rogness. Over time, as it was reviewed and discussed, changes were made. It has been reviewed and affirmed by staff at the Office of the Presiding Bishop; it has […]

Pastor’s blog

Pastor Carol Baumgartner enjoying her role as Lutheran minister, faith leader in Hollandale and Blanchardville’s ‘heart of four counties’ rural  community. Pictured above is interim New Hope Lutheran Church Pastor Carol Baumgartner. Readers undoubledly may have seen her leading services or may have seen her lead the ecumenical service at the Blanchardville Father’s Day Chicken […]