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Confirmation Class Is Underway

Confirmation Class 2017 – 2018 Six students, two mentors, and six Silent Prayer Partners are involved in our 2017 – 2018 Confirmation program here at Hope UCC that began on Sunday, August 27. September classes featured topics that included Bible Basics and Hebrew Stories, while classes in October will feature the topics of Jesus’ life […]

Sunday, September 17

We are offering a Bible Basics class tomorrow, Sunday, September 17, for our first – sixth grade students. Class begins at 9:00 a.m.   The story of Moses, Pharaoh, and the parting of the Red Sea will be our featured Bible story of the morning during worship. Our Hope UCC Choir will be singing the […]

Kick-off Sunday Is a Success

Sunday School Kick-off Success 22 children enjoyed the fun and excitement of our Sunday School Kick-off!  Thank you to the teachers and volunteers who worked to provide leadership for: song, games, discovery, and crafts. Thank you to Jane and Mark Buck and Julie Ludovissy for their work to get our new Busy Bags ready for […]

Tri-Conference Minister Candidate Announced

The Reverend Brigit Stevens, Candidate for Tri-Conference Minister The Board of Directors from the Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota Conferences met on Saturday, September 9, at Sioux City, IA, in order to be introduced to the candidate for our Tri-Conference Minister, The Reverend Brigit Stevens. The three conferences will be voting to call Brigit at […]

Hurricane Relief Efforts Underway

Hurricane Relief Efforts Here at Hope UCC Skogman Cares has arranged for a semi-trailer full of goods to be delivered on Sept 22 to Houston,Texas.  Attached is the list of items that we will need.  There is a box, located in the main entryway that you can place your donations in.  Joan Tobin, member of […]

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Immediately following worship tomorrow, Sunday, September 17, the Building and Renovation Team (BART) will be sharing a presentation regarding our new proposal for the renovation and building project for Hope UCC. Plan to stay and hear the exciting news this team has to share with all of us! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are so excited to kickoff the 2017-2018 Sunday School year this Sunday, September 10th at 9:00am!

Students ages 3 through sixth grade will learn and grow their faith through songs, games, stories, science discoveries, crafts, and more!

Can't wait to see old friends and new faces this Sunday at 9:00am!
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Upcoming Events

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 […]

Eastern Iowa Association Annual Meeting ~ September 24

September 1, 2017 – September 23, 2017

Eastern Iowa Annual Meeting ~ Sunday, September 24 The Eastern Iowa Association is holding its annual business meeting on Sunday, September 24, at 2:30 p.m. at First Congregational UCC, Dubuque.  All are welcome to attend this important meeting of our association.  Please contact Pastor Mary Beth, 393-2400 or, for more information or to RSVP […]

Lunch Bunch – October Event

October 1, 2017 – October 19, 2017

The fellowship group, The Lunch Bunch, is going to enjoy the fall season by making a trip to Village Meat Market and Cafe, rated one of Cedar Rapids best lunch spots. Located at 92 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, this features something for everyone: breakfast is served all day, Czech favorites and items from their […]

Annual Trunk or Treat Event – Friday, October 29

October 8, 2017 – October 29, 2017

Annual Trunk or Treat Event Hoping for a Boo-tiful Night With the moon in its first quarter stage, the skies will be just black enough to cast shadows for the ghosts and goblins, princesses and pirates, super heroes and silly clowns to be out and about for Hope UCC’s Annual Trunk or Treat Event scheduled […]

Witches Night Out – Sunday, October 29

October 8, 2017 – October 28, 2017

Witches Night Out ~ Sunday, October 29 ~ 5:30 p.m. Witches are known for the special concoctions and so is Bandana’s Bar-B-Q!  Join in the fun as we have a night out at Bandana’s, 3707 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids.  Wear your witch hat and come join together for good food and great fellowship.  A […]

Interested in Joining Hope UCC?

November 1, 2017 – November 25, 2017

Interested in Joining Hope United Church of Christ? Are you interested in putting down some spiritual roots at Hope United Church of Christ? Are you considering becoming a member of the church? The next New Members Outing will be held on Thursday, November 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Axel’s Sports Grill, 951 Blairs Ferry Road […]

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