Upcoming Events

Spring-Botique

Spring Garden and Craft Boutique

April 26, 2014
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come join us to welcome spring! Available for purchase: garden treasures, geranium pots, pansy baskets, hanging baskets, baked goods, pies, cinnamon rolls, crafts, perennial flowers and lots more! Lunch will be available. Donations from Hope members are welcome. See the notebook in the church narthex for ideas!

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Camp Sunday

April 27, 2014
9:00 - 10:15 am

Jane Meyer from Pilgrim Heights Camp and Retreat Center will visit the Sunday school students and lead us in camp songs and activities! We will enjoy s’mores and a camp fire, too! Be sure to join us for Camp Sunday!

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April Lunch Bunch

April 28, 2014
11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Our next event will be held on Monday, April 28, at 11:45 a.m.  We will be enjoying the delicious food and great atmosphere at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant, 500 Marion Blvd.  From mouthwatering pasta dishes to authentic Italian desserts, there is something for everyone to enjoy.  Come and join in on the fun and fellowship of […]

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Vacation Bible School 2014

July 17, 2014 – July 20, 2014

Make plans now to attend Vacation Bible School at Hope UCC July 17-20, 2014! Hope UCC  invites all children ages 3 years-old through 5th grade to four days of Bible story, music, art, science, recreation and fun during VBS 2014! Registration forms will be available later this spring.

Recent Posts

May Basket Donations for Waypoint

The Mission Committee is collecting items to make “May Basket” donations for Waypoint, an organization that serves women, children, and families in need. We need canned and dry food, paper products, cleaning supplies, and toiletries. Most needed items include shampoo/conditioner, body wash, deodorant, razors (for men and women), baby shampoo/soap, baby wipes, and diapers. Please […]

The Gnostic Gospels – Adult Sunday School Discussion Book

Adult Sunday School’s next discussion book will be The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels.  It is an introduction to early Christian literature that is not included in the New Testament canon.  Many of these early texts were only rediscovered in late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Many reveal the importance of women in the early […]

Holy Week

By: Pastor Mary Beth This cartoon was posted by another clergy person this week and it made me smile!  It is a more modern take on the stories found in the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Mark.  In those stories, Jesus leaves his disciples for a period of time to go away by […]

No foolin’!

By: Pastor Mary Beth I am writing this reflection on Tuesday, April 1 – April Fool’s Day.  I can remember both loving and hating this day.  I loved it when I got to play a “trick” on someone else and it worked; I hated it when I was the one that had gotten “tricked.”  Unfortunately […]

One Great Hour of Sharing

At Hope, we will collect our One Great Hour of Sharing offering this Sunday, March 30. The words to a song written for that collection day says it all: “When the wind and the rain of the hurricane left me homeless on the street, did you give me clothes and shelter? Did you bring me […]