Join us November 9th! This is a great way to get started on your holiday shopping. Over 25 booths of crafts and artwork from southeast Idaho. Free Admission, food served all day.
If you are a vendor or have any additional questions about our Holiday Fair, please call Jamie at the Church office – 208-529-8080.
The Holiday Fair is sponsored by the Hope’s Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML). The LWML host the Cookie Cottage. All LWML proceeds support mission grants. This year the mission’s selected are:
- Ezra Grabu: Ezra, formerly on the staff at Camp Perkins, is attending Concordia Seminary. Our money would help with his expenses.
- Lutheran Braille Workers: Lutheran Braille Workers exists to show the love of God to people with visual disabilities and bring them into a growing relationship with Him. It is the largest Christian ministry in the world that provides Braille and specialized Large Print Bibles free of charge for people who are Blind or Visually Impaired. By engaging some 3,000 volunteers in over 110 Ministry Production Centers throughout the United States, LBW produces approximately 150,000 volumes a year of Braille and specialized Large Print Bibles and Christian literature.
- Missionaries in Puerto Rico – Reverend James and Dcs Christel Neuendorf: Rev. James and Deaconess Christel Neuendorf serve the Lord as missionaries in Puerto Rico. James serves as a church planter and pastor in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. His focus is to establish a strong Lutheran presence in this city which will boldly proclaim the Gospel and meet the physical and spiritual needs of a community that is hungry for the Gospel and for hope. As pastor, James engages daily with Ponce community members to share in their lives and to bring them into the life-giving presence of Jesus in Word and Sacrament. He is also working to create a generation of local leaders and well-grounded laity and future pastors who will be able to continue to spread the Gospel through Puerto Rico. around the Latin America region, and the world. As a deaconess, Christel is involved in the long-term disaster relief efforts at the mission’s various Casa de Amparo y Repuesta al Desastre (House of Refuge and Disaster Response) mercy houses. From these places, LCMS missionaries and Puerto Rican Lutherans offer food, water and other basic necessities to community members affected by the hurricane. She is also engaged in assessing needs in the community and coordinating efforts to meet those needs as a congregation and mission.