FAQs

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?
We are located on the north side of US Hwy 98 at the corner of Hwy 98 and La Canosa Blvd.

WHAT TIME ARE YOUR SERVICES?
We have an 8:00 am service on the beach at 4447 W. County Hwy 30A at the intersection of Hwy 393 and 30A, and a 10:15 am service at our church location of 3834 Hwy 98 West.

DO YOU HAVE AN EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE?
Yes, it has become a tradition to have a beach sunrise service at our beach location (at 4447 W. County Rd 30A at the intersection of Hwy 393 and 30A) on Easter.

WHAT TYPE OF SERVICES DO YOU OFFER?
Our 8:00 am Service is a contemporary style service with contemporary music.  Our 10:15 am Service is a traditional service which blends old and new in a casual environment.

WHERE IS ED WALLINE PARK?
Ed Walline Park is located at 4447 W. County Hwy 30A, on the corner of Hwy 393 and 30A, across the street from Gulf Place.


WHAT IF IT RAINS?
If it rains, or the temperature is below 50 degrees, we hold our 8:00 service at the church campus.


DO YOU HAVE A CHILDREN'S MINISTRY?
Children of all ages are welcome at our services.  Children are encouraged to begin worship with their family and are dismissed to the children's classroom before the message.  Worship bags are also available for children wishing to remain in the sancturary during service.
Nursery (Birth to 3) is available as our attendees require.
Children's Church for age 4 to 1st Grade is available. 

WHAT ATTIRE IS APPROPRIATE FOR SERVICES?
We want all our attendees to be comfortable.  Hope Luthern has a casual atmosphere, so please wear what is comfortable for you.  For the beach service we recommend you wear what is appopriate for the weather...and by all mean, no shoes for the beach service is fine.

WHEN DO YOU HAVE COMMUNION?
We have communion on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month (as well as the 5th Sunday if there are 5 weeks in the month).  We offer communion on the beach on the 3rd Sunday of the month.

WHAT ARE YOUR COMMUNION BELIEFS?
  • Do I admit that I am a sinful person in need of God's love and forgiveness?  (Proverbs 28:13)
  • Do I trust that Jesus is God's Son and my Savior? (Hebrews 11:16)
  • Do I believe Jesus' promise that He is really present in and with the bread and wine, just as He declares.  "This is my Body given for you.  This is my Blood, shed for you..."?  (1 Corinthians 10:16)
  • Do I desire by the Holy Spirit's power to turn away from my mistakes and sins and live a closer relationship with Jesus?  (Colossians 2:6)

If you have answered yes and have been baptized, please feel free to join us for communion.  If no, we invite you to continue worship or come forward with your hands folded to receive a blessing.  If you have questions, or wish to communion children, please talk to the Pastor before service.

WILL PASTOR SCHELER PERFORM WEDDINGS?
Yes.  Destination weddings on our beautiful Emerald Coast beaches is very popular.  Please visit our "Weddings" section, under Resources, and download the Wedding Application, or contact our office.