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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See the alphabetical list of people who are buried in the cemetery.

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May 2017
December 2016
May 2016
December 2015
May 2015
December 2014
May 2014
December 2013
May 2013
December 2012
May 2012
December 2011
August 2011


Saturday, 05/20/17, 8:30 am Spring Workday at the SNH Cemetery
Please join our group of volunteers as we work together to maintain and improve the church and cemetery.

Saturday, 06/20/17, 5:30 pm Sons of Norway Midsummer Picnic
Stevens Point “Vennligfolk” Sons of Norway Midsummer Picnic.  Private party.

Tuesday, 07/04/17, 2:00 pm New Hope "Firecracker" Parade
Annual parade that ends at the location of the South New Hope Church.

Saturday, 07/08/17, 2:00 pm The Newlands Duo Vidar Skrede & Sara Pajunen present a program of Nordic folk music with a contemporary twist. Donation of $10 appreciated.

Sunday, 08/06/17, 2:00 pm John Dillinger presentation by Lowell Peterson “Under the Gun & On the Run—John Dillinger” presentation by Lowell Peterson

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

Sunday, 09/10/17, 2:00 pm Smokey Express We are delighted to bring this well-known musical entertainment group to South New Hope.

Saturday, 10/07/17, 11:00 am 6th Annual Pie Social SNH is located along the trail of the Hidden Studios Art Tour (

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

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