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Summer Worship Will Feature Special Music and More

Even with vacation plans, time away at the lake, or just trying to enjoy the lazy days of summer, you will not want to miss the many great opportunities to be a part of the worship experiences planned for the upcoming summer months at Hope United Church of Christ. Here is just a small sampling […]

Hope Kids donate to Last Hope Animal Rescue

Hope Kids presented a check to Last Hope Animal Rescue today during worship! The money donated was raised from Valentine’s Day crafts, cards, and goodies made and sold by the kids.

An Old Story Becomes New: Our Journey to Bethlehem

The word “Advent” stems from the Latin word meaning “coming” and is a period of time observed in faith traditions as a time before the remembrance of the birth of the Christ child.  The season of Advent, the start of the church’s liturgical year, has been traditionally set aside as a time for reflection and […]

Hope Choir – Mini-Cantata Open to All

The choir is planning a “mini” cantata to be performed during worship on 12/21. We’d like to invite you to sing along with us! All are welcome to join in this musical celebration of Christmas. The rehearsals schedule is below. We only ask that you make “most of” the rehearsals. We understand that there will […]

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Upcoming Events


Cedar Rapids Pride Fest 2015

May 30, 2015
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hope United Church of Christ will be at Cedar Rapids Pride Fest on Saturday, May 30, from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. As a church that welcomes all of God’s people, we are lending our support to this event and the LGBTQ community. We are in need of volunteers to help share information about the church […]


Hope UCC Garage Sale 2015

June 4, 2015 – June 6, 2015

Start cleaning the closets! Hope United Church of Christ will host a garage sale on June 4 – 6. Donated items need to be clean and unbroken; they can be brought to the church beginning Monday, June 1 (no early drop-offs, please). Plan now to help set-up, participate and clean-up to help make this event a success.


Vacation Bible School 2015

July 16, 2015 – July 19, 2015

MOVE! ACT! CARE! FOLLOW! SHARE! EXPERIENCE GOD’S LOVE IN ACTION WITH G-FORCE VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AT HOPE UCC JULY 16-19, 2015. Summer is almost here! It’s time to get registered for Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Hope United Church of Christ in Hiawatha! “G-Force: God’s Love in Action” will be 4 fun-filled days learning about […]



July 23, 2015

Providing hospitality in many forms will be what Hope UCC will offer riders as they make their stop here in Hiawatha on July 23.  One of those forms of hospitality will be giving out bottles of water.  When you see cases of water on sale, please consider purchasing a case or two so that we […]

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