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One of Our Own Completes RAGBRAI Event

Congratulations to Aaron Butikofer! Aaron Butikofer completed the entire 2017 RAGBRAI course across the northern part of Iowa, traveling 468 miles during the event.  The longest day featured a ride of nearly 74 miles and the last day had more than 3200 feet of hills to conquer.  Aaron was the youngest participant, to complete the […]

August Mission Project to Help School Children

  Pick a Peck of School Supplies! Our August Missions focus will be school supplies for Hiawatha Elementary and Harrison Elementary as we gather the top 7 most needed school supplies at these schools are: Crayons Wide-ruled spiral notebooks Glue sticks 2-pocket folders Markers Tissues Dry-erase markers Maybe you’ll see some great sale prices on some […]

Employment Opportunity ~ Nursery Supervisor

Staff Opening: Nursery Supervisor Hope United Church of Christ is seeking an individual to join our staff team beginning September 10, 2017, as our Nursery Supervisor. Please contact Pastor Mary Beth, 319-393-2400 or mbhartenstein@gmail.com, for more information or to apply for this position.

Community Blood Drive Hosted by Hope United Church of Christ

Blood Donation Day – August 8 Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be conducting a blood drive here at Hope UCC on Tuesday, August 8, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Our goal is to have 12 units collected during that time slot.  Share this with family and friends; all eligible donors are welcomed.  Please contact […]

Advanced Directives Information Session ~ August 3 ~ 6:30 p.m.

Advanced Directives Informational Session – August 3 – 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Wyatt Dagit will be sharing information about Advanced Directives on Thursday, August 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room here at Hope UCC. An Advanced Directive is a written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will, made […]

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On Sunday, August 13, we will worship at 9:30 a.m. We will hear the story of Joseph and his brothers, and wrestle with the questions: Who is our brother? Who is our sister?

We will hold in prayer our communities, our country, our world - that peace might begin with each one of us and that a just world would be for all people.

Please consider joining us. We're located at 150 Ninth Avenue, Hiawatha. All are welcome. Hope to see you there.
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Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be conducting a blood drive here at Hope UCC today:

Tuesday, August 8th
From 3:00-6:00pm
In the Fellowship Hall

Walk-ins are welcome! You can also call, 319-393-2400, for times available to donate the gift of life.

All presenting donors will receive a voucher to redeem a $10 gift card as well as be entered to win a vacation package as an extra “thanks” for serving patients during the summer!

Please eat before donating and bring a Photo ID.

To donate blood, you must be at least 17 years old (or 16 with a signed parental consent form-available on our web site), weigh at least 110 lbs. and be in good health. For other eligibility questions, please contact the blood center at 800-747-5401.
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Upcoming Events

Summer Worship Hours Begin Sunday, May 28

May 22, 2017 – September 3, 2017

Hope United Church of Christ will begin worshiping at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 28, followed by a time of fellowship.  We will follow this schedule for worship through Sunday, September 3. During the months of June, July and August, there will not be any Sunday School program.  Children and youth are encouraged to come […]

Lunch Bunch Sets Dates for August and September

August 1, 2017 – September 21, 2017

Lunch Bunch ~ Outings for August and September Are Set We are going to one of Hiawatha’s newest restaurants, Lucky Penny, located at 1705 Boyson Road.  This restaurant features delicious soups, sandwiches salads and pizza.  We will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 24, for this time of fellowship. At this gathering, everyone who […]

Saturday Worship Event and Fireworks ~ August 26 ~ 6:00 p.m.

August 1, 2017 – August 26, 2017

Saturday Worship Event with Fellowship and Fireworks ~ Saturday, August 26 In conjunction with Hiawatha’s 2017 Fun Fest, we will be worshiping on Saturday, August 26, at 6:00 p.m.  At this worship service, we will have the opportunity to hear from our children who attended Pilgrim Height’s Camp and Retreat Center this summer and to […]

Confirmation Program to Begin this Fall

August 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017

Confirmation Program Set to Begin This Fall Confirmation is a rite of the church by which individuals reaffirm their baptismal vows.  Through classroom instruction, group activities, service projects, mentoring and worship, individuals will continue their faith formation as they explore what it means to be a disciple of Christ and discern their role in a […]

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