North American Lutheran Church – Hope Lutheran Church is a member of the NALC. The NALC describes itself this way: “The NALC has embraced four core values which shape our common life: Christ-Centered, Mission-Driven, Traditionally-Grounded, and Congregationally-Focused. We are a church centered on the unique Gospel of Jesus Christ, animated by missions and evangelism, grounded in the 2,000 year tradition of Christian faith, and organized chiefly to serve our congregations.”
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ – Hope Lutheran Church is also a member of the LCMC, which is not a denomination, but an association of churches. Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ is an association of congregations and individuals who are: free in Christ; accountable to one another; rooted in the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions; and working together to fulfill Christ’s Great Commission to go and make disciples of all nations.
Call Incorporated – Founded by Pastors Joel and Wendy Berthelsen along with Hope members Steve and Kathy Harr, Call Incorporated is a non-profit teaching mission of Hope Lutheran Church.
Word Alone – Prior to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) decisions at its Churchwide Assembly in 2009, Word Alone was a reform group within the ELCA. On their website you can find Pastor Joel’s article, “A Welcoming Community of Grace: A Law and Gospel Approach to the Sexuality Debate.”
Lutheran Church of the Common Confession – Hope has endorsed the Common Confession… see the web site for a reading of the common confession.