May there be reasons to celebrate the closing of this past year. May there have been places that offered opportunities for growth. May there have been times for being with family and friends. May there have been joys to share. If this past year had moments of grief, may comfort come in the new year. […]
And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped in bands of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. Merry Christmas one and all!
I will light candles this Christmas; Candles of joy despite sadness, Candles of hope where despair keeps watch, Candles of courage for fears ever present, Candles of peace for tempest-tossed days, Candles of grace to ease heavy burdens, Candles of love to inspire all my living, Candles that will burn all year long.
Special music, favorite carols, stories and creative readings, and candlelight are just some of the aspects of worship that you will experience here at Hope United Church of Christ during our Christmas Eve services at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Come and join us for the opportunity to recall the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, […]
Due to the extreme weather conditions, and for the safety of all, Hope United Church of Christ is cancelling Sunday School classes and our worship service tomorrow, Sunday, December 18. Please join us for Christmas Eve services on Saturday, December 24, at 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.
This Sunday, December 18, will feature several individuals, musical groups and our Hope UCC Choir as we worship together on the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Come and enjoy the gifts of music that will be shared in the midst of our Advent worship.
Hope United Church of Christ hosted our annual Children’s Christmas Program on Sunday, December 11. Children and youth offered stories, scriptures and songs as they shared about twelves familiar symbols of Christmas. To the delight of all, homemade cookies were shared with everyone in attendance during the worship service. Thank you to all the children […]
Tomorrow, Sunday, December 4, is the second Sunday of the season known as Advent. Advent is a time of waiting as we anticipate the remembrance of Jesus’ birth. Candles will be lit, prayers will be said, songs will be sung, and fellowship will be enjoyed. We will celebrate the sacrament of communion, where simple elements […]