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Trivia Night – Friday, March 31

Sign-up for Trivia Night 2017 When:  Friday, March 31 What:   Fellowship 6 pm, Trivia begins at 7 pm How:    Signup sheets will be posted in February Who:    Teams of 8, $10 per person If you don’t have a full team, sign up and we’ll place you on a team Sign-up sheet is in the main entryway   […]

Time to Spring Ahead – Move to Daylight Savings Time

Time to Spring Ahead It is that time of the year when clocks need to be changed to reflect the move to Daylight Savings Time.  Make sure the set your clocks ahead one hour before going to be on Saturday evening, March 11.  

Ashes – to – Go

On Ash Wednesday, March 1, Pastor Mary Beth will be offering ashes – to – go in the main entryway of Hope United Church of Christ.  From 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. she will be there offering the gift of ashes to those who want to participate in this deep, timeless spiritual observance.  She will also […]

Mardi Gras Sunday – February 26

The table is decorated and the beads are ready. Come join us at Hope United Church of Christ (150 9th Avenue, Hiawatha, IA) on Sunday, February 26, for Mardi Gras Sunday. We will have a six piece jazz group with us to provide music for the morning. Our Sunday School begins at 9:00 a.m. followed […]

Sunday, February 19 ~ Come Join Us!

It is recorded that Jesus said to love our enemies and to pray for them. No walls. Come join us at Hope United Church of Christ as we explore the story where Jesus invites us to come together not only with our friends, but with our enemies as well.   Sunday School for our youth […]

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Today, on Ash Wednesday, March 1, Pastor Mary Beth is offering ashes-to-go in the main entryway of the church. From 12:30 - 1:30pm she will be there offering the gift of ashes to those who want to participate in this deep, timeless spiritual observance. She will also be out on the corner of the church property from 3:30 - 4:00pm as a bit of mod evangelism for those who pass-by or for those who currently do not have a church community.

We will also gather together tonight for worship at 7:00pm as we enter the Lenten season. The imposition of ashes will be a part of this liturgical service.
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The table is decorated and the beads are ready. Come join us at Hope United Church of Christ this Sunday, February 26, for Mardi Gras Sunday. We will have a six piece jazz group with us to provide music for the morning.

Our Sunday School begins at 9:00am followed by our worship at 10:30am. We gather for fellowship after that, which will include special cupcakes decorated for the day.

We are an open and affirming congregation, which means we try to practice radical hospitality and welcome everyone...just like Jesus did. See you Sunday!
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Upcoming Events

The Season of Lent

March 1, 2017 – April 9, 2017

Lent: A Season of Reflection Lent is a Christian religious observance in the liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six weeks later as we celebrate Easter Sunday. The purpose of Lent is the preparation, through prayer, repentance, and self-denial, to consider the life and ministry of Jesus in the biblical stories. Lent is traditionally […]

Ash Wednesday ~ March 1

March 1, 2017

Ash Wednesday Service We will gather together on Wednesday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m. as we enter the Lenten season with the observance of Ash Wednesday.  This service will feature prayers, scriptures and songs that will allow us to reflect on our hopes for this Lenten season as we seek a time to be with […]

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