Make a Gift Volunteer Church Renovation

picWelcome to South New Hope, located within the peaceful glaciated countryside of central Wisconsin.  South New Hope Church was once a center of Norwegian American culture and religious life and today we are developing a bridge to these memories and heritages so that current and future generations can learn, embrace and enjoy these earlier days which were sometimes desperate times.
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Learn about the people who attended this church and are buried in the cemetery.

View pictures of the gravesites at for South New Hope here.

Read our newsletters for more information:

December 2015
May 2015
December 2014
May 2014
December 2013
May 2013
December 2012
May 2012
December 2011
August 2011

Saturday, 05/02/16, 8:30 am Spring Workday at the SNH Cemetery
Gather for the annual spring workday. Volunteers are needed and lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, 06/21/16 Sons of Norway Midsummer Celebration picnic.

Sunday, 06/26/16, 2:00 pm Heroic Women Homesteaders Presentation by Elaine Anderson.
An examination of tough, strong women who on their own conquered the prairie.

Monday, 07/04/16, 2:00 pm New Hope "Crackerjack" Parade
Annual parade that ends at the location of the South New Hope Church.

Sunday, 07/17/16, 2:00 pm Hymn Sing and Barbershop Quartet
Chuck Fritz will lead the sing, accompanied by Hannah Gutho.

Saturday, 09/17/16, 8:30 am Fall Workday at the SNH Cemetery
Fall workday has long been a time of fun, beauty, and work.

Saturday, 10/1/16, 11:00 am (new beginning time - until pies run out) Annual Pie Social
Located along the trail of the Hidden Studios Art Tour (

Saturday, 12/17/16, 10:30 am Wreaths Across America
Laying wreaths on veterans' graves.

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