Posts by Pastor Locklair

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Maundy Thursday Sermon (April 9th, 2020)

by Pastor Locklair

Matthew 26:26-29 26 Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” 27 And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you, 28 for this […]

Palm Sunday Sermon (April 5th, 2020)

by Pastor Locklair

Matthew 21:1-11 Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If […]

Midweek Lent 6 Service Summary

by Pastor Locklair

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church | Portage, Indiana April 1st, 2020 Midweek Lent 2020: Jesus our Great High Priest (John 17) “The High Priest Prays for our Certainty” Midweek Lent 6 READINGS Psalm 40 (ESV) I waited patiently for the Lord;     he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2 He drew me up from the pit […]

Sunday Sermon and Service Summary: Lent 5

by Pastor Locklair

THE INVOCATION IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER AND OF THE SON AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. AMEN. THE COLLECT                                                                                     We beseech You, almighty God, mercifully to look upon Your people, that by Your great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore in both body and soul; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, […]

Midweek Lent 5 Summary

by Pastor Locklair

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church | Portage, Indiana March 25th, 2020 Midweek Lent 2020: Jesus our Great High Priest (John 17) “The High Priest Prays for our Unity” Midweek Lent 5 READINGS Psalm 125 (ESV) Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion,     which cannot be moved, but abides forever. 2 As the mountains surround […]

Lent 4 Service Summary

by Pastor Locklair

THE INVOCATION IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER AND OF THE SON AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. AMEN. THE COLLECT                                                                                     Lord God, heavenly Father, by Your Son You fed five thousand men in the wilderness with five loaves and two fish: We beseech You graciously to abide also with us in the fullness of Your […]

COVID-19

by Pastor Locklair

Dear members and friends of Hope, Grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,             The purpose of this letter is to inform you that, due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, all Services and activities at Hope are suspended for the time being. This decision […]

Midweek Lent 4 Summary

by Pastor Locklair

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church | Portage, Indiana March 18th, 2020 Midweek Lent 2020: Jesus our Great High Priest (John 17) “The High Priest Prays for our Sanctification” Midweek Lent 4 READINGS Psalm 123 (ESV) To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. 2 O my God, in you I trust;     let me not be put […]

Midweek Lent 3 Summary

by Pastor Locklair

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church | Portage, Indiana March 11th, 2020 Midweek Lent 2020: Jesus our Great High Priest (John 17) “The High Priest Prays for our Protection” Midweek Lent 3 READINGS Psalm 25 (ESV) To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. 2 O my God, in you I trust;     let me not be put […]

Midweek Lent 2 Summary

by Pastor Locklair

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church | Portage, Indiana March 4th, 2020 Midweek Lent 2020: Jesus our Great High Priest (John 17) “The High Priest Prays for those who Receive His Word” Midweek Lent 2 READINGS Psalm 91 (ESV) He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High     will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. […]