Welcome to St. Timothy Lutheran Church

Grace Alone, Faith Alone, Scripture Alone

We invite you to visit with us - all are welcome! We proclaim a belief in the triune God and share God's love with one another, in the community and in the world. St. Timothy offers opportunities for Worship, Bible studies, fellowship and projects to help others in the Hyde Park area.


Pastor Wayne Olson

Who We Are

We are a small and active congregation eager to welcome you to the family of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We offer a tranquil sanctuary nestled in a woodland setting that is conducive to a comfortable worship experience away from the activities and stresses found in work and everyday life. Enjoy air-conditioning during the summer months.


Sunday Adult Bible Class begins at 9am. Divine Worship Service with Communion begins at 10am.

Wednesday Bible Classes at 2:30p and at 6:30p. (Check Worship page for exceptions and current schedules) All welcome.

Interested in becoming a member? See Pastor Wayne.


Verse of the Week

1 Peter 1:8
    Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,   - ESV 

God's Hand Leading Martin Luther - by Rev. Wayne Olson

Now through 19 November Pastor Olson has written weekly information about the life and work of Martin Luther.


May 21: It Begins at Birth.

As part of our 500th Anniversary of the Reformation we begin this Sunday with the beginning of the journey that God used to reform the church. The journey begins with a man named Hans Luder and his wife Margarethe who lived in Eisleben, Saxony. Hans was a copper miner who was moderately successful. Evidence of his success was the fact that he had two foundries. On November 10, 1483, Margarethe gave birth to a son which happened to be the day before the feast day for St. Martin of Tours. Therefore, they had their newborn son baptized on the feast day naming him Martin after the Saint.

Check the News and Events page for calendar listing of parish events. (Printable)


Thanks to the St. Timothy men who provided the Mother's Day Breakfast - Bill Volk, John Laffin, Pastor Wayne, Steve Wilson, Gary Scheel, and Rob Gonsalves. For photos - see Photos 2017

 RB-500! Read the Bible in two years with insights provided by Atlantic District Pastors. Go to www.Lutherantools.org to get started. The website will provide various ways for you to participate.


Take note - If you knit or would like to learn a new and easy technique, join the Round Loom Knit  group on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month beginning at 2p and concluding at 4p.  This group provides hats for those in need. The Group is seeking donations of yarn, especially bulky yarn but regular yarns are also appreciated. Community members welcome. Next group session is on 18 April.

THINKING AHEAD:  The Second Annual Spring Sale is scheduled for Saturday, 03 June 2017. (Rain date: 10 June). We need assistance from all skill sets.  Please speak with Robin Friesheim, Event Coordinator, about how you can help make this a wonderful experience for our community. St. Timothy members please save household items for the Tag Sale portion of the Spring Sale.


Donations of items for Tag Sale and Bake Sale are due Friday, 02 June 6:30-7:30p.


Fantastic Plus: The Dutchess County SPCA will be bringing adorable furry friends seeking adoption to the Spring Sale.


Craft  and Product Vendors are needed - contact Robin at SpringSale@STTIMOTHYHP.ORG. Vendors may also call church office.

Mid-Week Bible Classes Wednesdays at 2:30p and 6:30p. Class information on Worship page.

A labeled box is located on the shelf above the coat rack for an ongoing donation of used eyeglasses.

We continue to collect stamps too - an open envelope is located on the bulletin board for your donations. Leave at least 1/8" border around the cancelled stamps. We do not need nonprofit stamps. Flag and Bell stamps are also excluded for collection. See Julia A. if you have any questions.


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