As part of our May and June focus, we are supporting Pilgrim Heights by helping raise funds to replace the furnaces. Simply use an envelope and mark it “Furnace Fund” and place it in the offering plate. Deadline is June 28th.
The Annual Cedar Rapids Police Department Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 5, at the Veterans’ Memorial building. The ceremony helped pay tribute to employees, both sworn and civilian members, of the Cedar Rapids Police Department for their significant contributions to keeping the community safe and recognizing ways in which Officers helped citizens through […]
The last prayer of Jesus, as recorded by the author of the Gospel of John, has Jesus asking this on behalf of his followers, “that they might all be one.” In the midst of our own uniqueness and diversity, Jesus prayed that we might practice and recognize our unity. Come and worship with us at […]
On Sunday, May 22, 2016 the congregation of Hope United Church of Christ in Hiawatha, Iowa voted in overwhelming favor of a welcoming covenant. Jesus accepted and affirmed ALL people. So do we! #ONA #openandaffirming ... See MoreSee Less
Today was Camp Sunday for our Sunday School students. Kids got to experience what it might be like at camp with games, crafts, songs, and s'mores! Special thanks to our guests, Bob and Dorothy Anderson from Pilgrim Heights Camp & Retreat Center for joining us and helping us learn more about church camp! ... See MoreSee Less
United Church of Christ and Disciples of Christ Issue Joint Special Appeal for Ecuador The United Church of Christ One Great Hour of Sharing and The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Week of Compassion have issued a joint special appeal for $500,000 for Ecuador earthquake relief and recovery. The United Church of Christ and The Christian Church (Disciples […]
Our church camp, Pilgrim Heights, near Tama, IA, has camps for all of you and for just “plain people” too! Have you signed up yet? It’s not too late. This year’s theme is “Fearless Faith-Courage in Community.” Hear more about Pilgrim Heights on Camp Sunday at Hope on May 15th. The first camp begins on […]
At this time of the year, there are those who are celebrating graduations from preschool, kindergarten, high school, college and graduate programs. We will be honoring all of our high school graduates on Sunday, June 12. We would like to honor all other graduations, from preschool to graduate programs, by listing their names in […]
It won’t be long now! Plans are in the works for Vacation Bible School 2016 at Hope United Church of Christ that will take place Thursday, July 14 – Sunday, July 17. Everyone is invited to participate, for children ages 3-years-old through 5th grade.