November 12, 2018

University of Maryland Students

The Humble Walk:

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Visit the website of The Humble Walk at the University of Maryland. Contact Pastor Ray Ranker, chaplain, by email or at 301-405-8448. And be sure to visit The Humble Walk's Facebook page!

In addition to the activities on the calendar below, The Humble Walk is involved in many other events, such as intramural teams, board game nights, an annual Ocean City retreat, a trip to Haiti, and more!

Please add your name and contact information to the register in the narthex (lobby area) at Hope so we can keep you current with all that is happening.

Semester Calendar for The Humble WalkThe following is a general weekly Humble Walk Dinnerschedule of events during the fall and spring semesters, which is subject to changes and additions (see The Humble Walk website for the latest information and beginning and ending dates):

  • Sundays, 5:00-7:00 pm - Dinner and Worship, at Hope
  • Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 pm - En Camino. Meet at the Chapel on campus to go to Langley Park. Volunteer to mentor a child in our Lutheran Latino Ministry.
  • Thursdays, 3:00-5:30 pm - CARing Kids/CARing Project, at Hope. Volunteer to be a buddy to a child from Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School.

Become an Associate Member of Hopeleadership retreat-1 editedAssociate membership is available to students at the University of Maryland and allows you to remain a member of your home church but still participate fully in the life of Hope. If you are interested in becoming a member or an associate member, speak to Hope's pastor.

If You Bike to ChurchWe have a bike rack available for use. It is located on the right side of the church, when facing the building from Guilford Drive.

A Prayer for Students to UseAlmighty God, you give wisdom and knowledge. Help us to study faithfully and to grow in all that is good. Bless all who teach and all who learn, so that together we may know and follow your ways; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 

  • Thursdays, 1:03 pm - Reconnect: A 20-Minute Worship Service, at the Garden Chapel at Memorial Chapel on campus (followed by lunch)

Hope Lutheran Church and Student Center

4201 Guilford Drive

College Park, MD 20740


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About Hope

Visit the About Us section to find out what our nurturing community of believers is all about and why we hope you will come worship with us! Hope is a Reconciling in Christ congregation. Read our full Welcoming Statement.

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Our Core Values

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  • Growing Disciples who Lead
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Our weekly newsletter includes all of the information you need about our activities and opportunities to serve.



Check the home page for upcoming movies and the fall 2018 movie schedule. Join us for movies that make you think! Take a look at the list of movies we have shown.


Christian Education

Visit our new Learning page to find out about the variety of adult education activities at Hope, as well as Children's Sunday School. Activities are always listed on the home page and in the newsletter and online calendar.


What is the ELCA?

Find out about the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, its history, and current events on our About the ELCA page.

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