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Hosanna Lutheran Church - Forest Lake


Hosanna Lutheran Church - Forest Lake

He was with God in the beginning.  John 1

Since 1974, Hosanna has been a community "called, gathered and sent to be a people living, loving, and serving as Jesus did, so that all may know Him.”  We are sinners saved by God's free gift of grace, called to follow the teachings and example of Jesus Christ through worship, learning, fellowship, and service. Prayer under-girds everything we do as a community in Christ.

Who we are

Passing on our faith to our children and involving our young people in every aspect of our congregational life are both high values to the Hosanna congregation.
We are a welcoming church, open to all, accepting one another with respect for our diversity and rejoicing in our unity in God's Spirit.

Inclement Weather Cancellations

Hosanna Lutheran Church activities and worship are rarely canceled because of inclement weather. In the rare instance that activities must be canceled due to inclement weather, every effort will be made to inform staff and members as follows:
•    Cancellation notice on Hosanna's phone system (651-464-5502)
•    Staff and group leads may be contacted by phone
•    Cancellations posted our website home page
•    Constant Contact Email Messaging
•    Facebook notification
•    Written notices will be posted on all entrances to Hosanna Lutheran Church
Cancellations during inclement weather are solely for the safety of our staff and member families. Every effort will be made to reschedule activities at a later date.

Wednesday Meals

Served at Hosanna's Fellowship Hall.  Delicious home-cooked meals served from Hosanna's state of the art kitchen.  We are open to the community and invite everyone to come for fellowship and share a meal!  All meals come with beverage and dessert.  Wednesday night meals are served during Hosanna's regular program year (usually Sept-April).
$2.50 - 2nd grade and under
$4.50 - 3rd-12th grade
Adults  - $5 / Family Maximum $17

Wednesday Meals (during Sept-May program year)
Wednesday Evening Meals:  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

*Please let us know if cost is an issue for you!

Worship Schedule

June 8 - Aug 31, 2014 - Summer Worship Times

8:00 a.m. Worship at Hosanna's Garden Chapel (upper level) - traditional Lutheran worship
9:30 a.m. Worship at Lakeside Park in downtown Forest Lake - bring a lawn chair or blanket for worship in this beautiful and causal setting. (In event of inclement weather, the 9:30 service will be moved to Hosanna campus)

September - May
Sunday 9:00 a.m. - Worship & Sunday School
Sunday 10:30 a.m. - Worship    

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Living for Christ

The Lord is my shepherd


Living for Christ

The Lord is my shepherd


Child & Adult

Hosanna Lutheran offers a Baptism class for infants and children.  All parents are required to attend and to contact the church to pre-register.  Nursery services will be available.
For adult baptism, please contact the pastor to schedule a private meeting to discuss your baptism.
God comes to us and claims us in our baptism.  Hosanna would love to be a part of this special day in the life of your family.  Baptism calls for a close look at the responsibilities and opportunities of those who have been given the privilege of caring for children.  The request for Baptism is a healthy one, showing spiritual concern, and reason for celebration in the worshiping community.  Our responsibility as a church reaches beyond simply having our pastor perform the Baptism.  Christian faith is foundational for parents and an understanding of the Sacrament of Baptism is very important.  Everyone preparing for a Baptism and attending this Class will have the opportunity to learn more about the Sacrament.  You will also have a chance to ask any questions you have about baptism or about the ceremony itself.
Please contact us to register in advance for the next available baptism class.

Bible Study

Weekly for adults

Indulge in the Word every Tuesday from 10 a.m. – noon at the Library Commons.  Join us as we discuss the book of Matthew.  Lead by Dee Rebeck

Hosanna Youth


Sunday School (PreK—6th Grade) Meets during our first service on Sunday mornings. Kids will be dismissed after the children’s message.
Kingdom Quest (PreK—6th Grade)
Our Wednesday evening option for education. It’s similar to Sunday School but it follows a different track.
Confirmation (7th and 8th Grade)
Higher Ground (9th—12th Grade) We meet on Wednesday nights in the youth room. Our time is spent doing various faithful activities while providing a safe environment for all.
Wednesday Nights (during Sept-April program year) — Start a family tradition by having dinner together here at Hosanna!
5:30—6:30 p.m.—Dinner
6:30—7:30 p.m.—Youth Classes

Click here for Confirmation Schedule and Calendar of Events!

We are always accepting registrations for Sunday School, Kingdom Quest and Confirmation, click here.