A Caring Community of
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Call: (760) 346-1273
45-900 Portola Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260-4838

Lutheran Church of Community Fellowship in Palm Desert, California

Join us in the joy, love, and fellowship that comes from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Visit Hope Lutheran Church, a Lutheran church of community fellowship in Palm Desert, California, to rejoice in what God has to offer you. Join us as we are called, gathered, fed, and sent with the hope that drives our lives.
Supporting the Local Community
As a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Hope Lutheran Church has brought the meaning of God and Christ into our community since 1972. Everyone is welcome as part of God's family. Come see us and you too will understand how Hope Lutheran has improved and enhanced our community spirit and unity. We ask that everyone wear name badges at our worship services.
Music Ministry
Become a part of our music ministry that embraces all ages. Our newly formed children's choir rehearses on Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m., and seniors can rehearse with the Hope Chorale on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Curtis Pierce directs our 50-voice Hope Chorale every Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. worship service.
For the Hearing-Impaired
The 9:30 worship service is interpreted every Sunday in sign language by Hope member Lisa Mendoza. If you have friends who are hearing impaired, invite them to worship with us.
Church, Lutheran Church in Palm Desert, CA

   •  Carl R. Witt, Jr., Senior Pastor
             o  PastorCarl@hope-lutheran.com
   •  Gretchen Enoch, Assistant Pastor
             o  PastorGretchen@hope-lutheran.com
   •  James F. Pollard, Visitation Pastor
             o  PastorJim@hope-lutheran.com
   •  Curtis Pierce, Organist and Coordinator of Music
   •  Ron Sims, Associate Organist
   •  Nancy Tidd, Church Administrator
             o  NTidd@hope-lutheran.com

Contact us for a worship celebration of mind, body, and spirit, and to learn more about our special events and bible studies.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Hours of Operation:
Office Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (Closed for Lunch from 12 p.m.–1 p.m.)  |  Friday, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. PST
Worship Services: Saturday, 5:30 p.m.  |  Sunday, 8:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m., Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.