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Rev. Laurie Boche Pastor Pastor at Hope United Methodist Church in Duluth, Minnesota. I believe that building community is a necessary next step toward peace and God’s kingdom on earth. I enjoy good discussions as well as time by myself. Pastor Laurie’s Blog: Email: FacebookLinkedIn Cynthia Coffin-Langdon Administrative Assistant Email: Cynthia is the ultimate church lady!  Besides working three part-time jobs, all in church settings, she is a mom to nine kids! She loves the outdoors, playing her guitar and singing, reading theology books, and doing home improvement projects.  If you like talking about deep theological questions and issues,...

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Looking for volunteers

Please consider becoming an active participant in any of these areas:  Sunday Worship Scripture Readers (scriptures provided in advance of the service)  Hospitality Servers (critical need for Sunday mornings. Goodies and dish washing help are provided. Helpers just need to make coffee, set up for fellowship service and then clean up following.)  Ushers (hand out Sunday bulletins and help collect offering)  Communion Helpers (This includes providing/prepping the communion elements as well as assisting congregation during communion service during worship)  “Fix-it Team” (Have fix-it abilities? We always seem to have little tasks needing attention around...

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Prayer Group meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday

Prayer Group meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in Mathison Room During this time group members learn about different ways to pray as well as praying for members, family and friends of the faith community. This group also prays for people from around the world who have made prayer requests to the Upper...

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Evening Book Group 3rd Tuesday

Evening Book Group 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. This group usually gathers at the church. Since the time and place sometimes changes, if you are interested in joining us, please check with the church office (before 2:00 weekdays) or Pastor Laurie. We would love to have you join us! Upcoming books are: August: “If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name” by Heather Lende. September:  “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” by John Berendt October: “Cutting for Stone” by Abraham Verghese November: “Lucky You” by Carl Hiaasen All are...

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Qigong Practice Group

Qigong Practice Group meets at Hope from Labor Day through Memorial Day, Thursdays @ 6:30 p.m. Free and open to all! Qigong exercise is a blend of gentle movements, bringing balance and healing to the mind, body and spirit. With love, kindness, and gratitude, we share our practice and build community to awaken the healer within each of us. For more information, call Michelle: 218.390.4239. Summer sessions are held in the enclosed screen porch at Aftenro. We will start at Hope on Thursday, September...

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Service Times:
• Sunday Mornings 10:00 am
• Special Services and Events TBA
• Childcare and Kid's Quest provided during worship. Fellowship afterwards.​

Hope United Methodist Church
301 West St. Marie St. Duluth, MN 55803
Across the street from UMD.

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