November Newsletter Available

October 28, 2009

The November Heralds of Hope Newsletter is now available on our Newsletter page.

Please note the following deadlines for upcoming Newsletter submissions. They have been changed due the holiday schedules:

  • December submissions due November 16
  • January 2010 submissions due December 14
  • February 2010 submissions due January 13

Annual Picnic and Fall Festivities – October 25

October 15, 2009

Sunday, October 25, 2009
(following the 10:30 am worship service)
Mark your calendar!

Please join us for an afternoon of fellowship, food, and fun!

A picnic meal with hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, and beverages will be provided. Please bring a dessert to share!

Games, prizes, and crafts for the children.
There will be pumpkin carving and decorating (please bring a pumpkin; tools will be provided).

Should you have questions or would like to lend a helping hand, please contact Judy Knoll (Judy.Knoll {at} gpisd(.)org) regarding the meal and Janie Marjonen at 1-972-775-5530 for other activities.

Custom Designed Seminar: October 16-17

October 1, 2009

Custom Designed

A Life Worthy of the Call

Seminar: Oct. 16-17

Friday Eve 6-9:30PM & Saturday 9AM-4:30PM

Hope Lutheran Church, Cedar Hill, TX
(Directions available here)

Call, Inc.Give yourself a gift! Guidance and wisdom will be presented for understanding one’s unique individuality, recognizing God’s guiding hand, and even grappling with two of life’s more practical, yet significant questions: Who am I? What am I to do? Custom designed and custom called for a custom designed life (that’s you)!  High school youth and adults are invited, especially those in transition… high school, college, newly married, restlessness, retirement, or a life-changing event.  Fun, energetic, and comfortable, multimedia teaching is combined with time for self-reflection.

The presenters are Wendy Berthelsen and Steve Harr. Together with their spouses, they are co-founders of Call Incorporated (, a non-profit Christian teaching mission dedicated to helping others discover, discern and “incorporate” God’s unique call into all of life.  Wendy is president of Call Inc., and pastor of ministry in daily life at Hope Lutheran, Cedar Hill.  Previously she was a biomedical engineer, receiving three US Patents. She and her husband Joel are blessed with four children.  Steve is a business attorney and founding partner of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. He and his wife Kathy are blessed with two sons.  Combined, Wendy and Steve have nearly thirty years of experience helping others discover God’s call. To pre-register or for more information about the seminar, email Wendy at pastor.wendy {at} sbcglobal(.)net

Cost: $35 (includes all materials and Friday dinner, Saturday continental breakfast and lunch)