Picture Gallery

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Ski Outing to Lake Tahoe Golf Course - February 1, 2016  Members and friends enjoy fresh snow and sunny skies during a ski outing to Lake Tahoe Golf Gourse - February 1, 2016. For pictures by Wayne Pihlgren, click here. (Posted February 11, 2016.)

Woods Lake Picnic and Hike - October 6, 2013:  Members and friends enjoy a pleasant Fall afternoon picnicking at Woods Lake and Hiking to Winnemucca Lake. For pictures by Wayne Pihlgren and Phil Stevenson, click here. (Posted October, 2013.)

Paddleboarding at Beach Fellowship - September 15, 2013:  Wayne Pihlgren took these pictures of this year's Hope Lutheran Paddleboard Outing at Pope Beach. (posted September 30, 2013.)

Paddleboarding and Beach Fellowship - September 23, 2012:  Here are pictures of an intrepid group from Hope Lutheran trying the art of paddleboarding, then adjourning to Pope Beach for fellowship. (September 27, 2012.)

Worship in the Park & Church Picnic - 2012 - July 22, 2012:  Thank you to Wayne Pihlgren for these pictures of this year's Worship in the Park Service and church picnic. (November 19, 2012.)

Farewell to Kerwin - April 3, 2012:  Thank you to Sue Stevenson for contributing these pictures of friends of Kerwin wishing him farewell upon his departure from Tahoe. (April 23, 2012.)

Talents of Hope - Making Chocolate Roses - February 5, 2012:  Thank you to Arlene Wolfe for contributing these pictures of the first Talents of Hope event, where she taught the art of making chocolate roses just in time for Valentine's Day. (February 8, 2012.)

Dedication of the New Sign - August 22, 2010:  Thank you to Bonnie Driscoll for contributing these pictures of the dedication of Hope's new sign. (September 1, 2010.)

Parking Lot Sale - August 14, 2010:  Thank you to Bonnie Driscoll for contributing these pictures of Hope's recent Parking Lot Sale. (Posted August 21 & September 1, 2010.)

Wildflower Hike - August 7, 2010:  Thank you to Kerwin Wolfgram for leading Hope Lutheran's recent Wildflower Hike and contributing these pictures. (Posted August 16, 2010.)

Knitting Circle Meeting - April 23, 2010:  Thank you to John Long for these pictures from a recent Knitting Circle meeting. (Posted April 24, 2010.)

Bread & Broth Volunteers - March 29, 2010:  Hope Lutheran's Bread & Broth volunteers recently posed for their picture. To see it , click here. (Posted April 4, 2010.)

Woods Lake Picnic and Hike - October 11, 2009:  Members and friends enjoy a pleasant Fall afternoon picnicking at Woods Lake and Hiking to Winnemucca Lake. For pictures , click here. (Posted October 30, 2009.)

Mt. Tallac Hike - September 5, 2009:  A brave group from Hope Lutheran set out to conquer Mt. Tallac on a cold, windy, day. For pictures , click here. (Posted November 27, 2009.)

Beach Fellowship - August 16, 2009:  Members and friends enjoy a sunny summer evening at Pope Beach. For pictures , click here. (Posted August 30, 2009.)

Cleanup Day at Hope - May 30, 2009:  A crew of volunteers pitch in to clean up our church. For pictures , click here. (Posted June 1, 2009.)

A New Playhouse for the Preschool:  The Preschool needs a new playhouse, and a building crew is responding to the need. For pictures , click here. (Posted June 1, 2009.)

Mothers' Day 2009:  The Women of Hope led the Mothers' Day Service. For pictures , click here. (Posted May 19, 2009.)

Tahoe Choir Spring Concert - 2009:  Several members of Hope Lutheran participated in the concert. For pictures , click here. (Posted May 19, 2009.)

Dr Seuss Night - March 20, 2009:  Young families from the Pre-school and the congregation gathered for an evening of fun and games. The theme was "Dr Seuss Night," and hat-making was a featured activity. For pictures from the event, click here. (Posted March 27, 2009.)

Women's Event: Food, Faith, and Fun - March 14, 2009:  Women of Hope Lutheran met together for an evening of Food, Faith, and Fun and to honor the two newest and youngest members of the congregation and their mothers. For pictures from the event, click here. (Posted March 27, 2009.)

Halloween Party - October 25, 2008:  Members of Hope Lutheran gathered for a Halloween pot luck supper and Bunko party. For pictures from the event, click here. (Posted December 9, 2008.)

Woods Lake Picnic with Fishing and Hiking - October 12, 2008:  Members and Friends of Hope Lutheran took picnic baskets and warm woolies to Woods Lake on a beautiful, albeit chilly day. Their choice for after-lunch activities was between fishing and a hike to Winnemucca Lake. For pictures from the event, click here. (Posted October 14, 2008.)

Roof Replacement Project - September 11-12, 2008:  Members and Friends of Hope Lutheran pitched in and removed the old, worn out roofing from the education wing, narthex and office areas of the church. For Suzanne Rosevold's pictures from the project, click here. (Posted September 12, 2008.)

Annual Hike to Mt. Tallac - September 6, 2008:  Members and Friends of Hope Lutheran packed picnic lunches for the annual all-day hike to the summit of Mt. Tallac. They observed the 14 Stations of the Cross as they trekked upward, and they celebrated Holy Communion at the summit. For pictures from the hike, click here. (Posted September 8, 2008.)

Wildflower Hike - August 2, 2008:  Members and Friends of Hope Lutheran packed picnic lunches and hiked from Carson Pass to Winnemucca Lake to enjoy this season's alpine wildflowers. For pictures from the hike, click here. (Posted August 12, 2008.)

Beach Fellowship - June 22, 2008:  Members of Hope Lutheran packed picnic suppers and gathered at Pope Beach for fellowship For pictures from the gathering, click here. (Posted June 24, 2008.)

2008 Parking Lot Sale and Neighborhood Breakfast:  Members of Hope Lutheran cooked breakfast for our neighbors and held a Yard Sale in the church parking lot. For pictures from the event, click here. (Posted June 23, 2008.)

2007 Seder Service:  Members of Hope Lutheran enjoyed a traditional Seder Service and meal immediately preceding the Maundy Thursday Service. We who attended all thank Tim and Natalie for organizing the service and capably leading our observance of it. For pictures from the service, click here. (Posted April 15, 2007.)

2006 Children's Christmas Pageant:  The students of Hope Lutheran's Sunday Church School presented their annual Christmas Pageant on December 10, 2006. Those that made it to church that day enjoyed a specal treat. For pictures from the pageant, click here. (Posted January 15, 2007.)

Woods Lake Picnic - Winnemucca Lake Hike:  Many members and friends of the Hope Lutheran family gathered at Woods Lake on October 15 for a late season picnic. It was a beautiful day, chilly in the woods but nice and warm in the sun. After lunch some of us stretched our legs and hiked up to Winnemucca Lake. For pictures from the picnic and hike, click here. (Posted November 23, 2006.)

Seventh Annual Tallac Hike:  We had perfect weather this year for our traditional Saturday after Labor Day hike up Mt. Tallac. In fellowship with friends from local and not-so-local churches, we observed the 14 Stations of the Cross on our way up, and we celebrated Communion on the summit. For scenes from the hike, click here. (Posted October 4, 2006.)

First Annual Ice Fishing Derby:  An intrepid band of fisherfolk celebrated the First Annual Hope Lutheran Ice Fishing Derby on February 25, 2006 at Red Lake. View the fun here. (Posted March 3, 2006.)

Stained Glass:  For years, the sanctuary of Hope Lutheran Church of the Sierra has been decorated with simulated stained glass. These mosaic pictures are actually made of pieces of translucent, colored paper. They were taken down in 2005 for restoration and to facilitate interior repainting. Ten of the twelve panels are now beautifully restored and have been returned to the sanctuary. You can view the complete twelve panel set depicting the words of the Sanctus (Holy, Holy, Holy!) from the Lutheran Worship Liturgy. Just click here. (Posted February 18, 2006. Text revised April 15, 2007.)
For a slide show of the stained glass panels, click here.

Proposed New Logo For Hope Lutheran:  Amanda has designed a logo she would like us to consider adopting. Its theme is a circular dove. You can view it here.