Sam Bloomquist, son of Regan and Mitch Bloomquist, will co-host this year’s Broadway Maybies variety show with Eric Hanson at Theater Cedar Rapids on Friday, April 5. Broadway Maybies is sponsored by YPN. For more information go to Broadway Maybies and YPN. Congratulations, Sam!
Green Envelop Challenge Have you heard about the Green Envelop Challenge? Between now and Easter if Hope United Church of Christ receives 50 green envelops with an financial gift in order to help our General Fund giving, Pastor Mary Beth will be wearing the colors of the three major Iowa universities the first Sunday of […]
One Great Hour of Sharing Offering ~ Sunday, March 31 Here is an example of how our One Great Hour of Sharing Offering makes a difference: Oebaki (pronounced Oe-ba-key) is a small village in West Timor, Indonesia. It is considered one of the poorest communities in the country. The prefix “Oe” means water, but the […]
March Madness Mission Project For The Assist The Health Office at Hiawatha Elementary is in need of some essential items. This clothing is useful when kids pants or clothes get wet or soiled at school. Wish listed items: New or gently used sweatpants or pants with elastic waistbands for boys or girls Sizes 6 -12 […]
Outreach to Our Community Our quilting group recently made a donation of 14 quilts to the Linus Blanket Project. The quilting group works most Monday mornings in our Fellowship Hall from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to join them in their work. Hope United Church of Christ donated 120 pounds of food to […]
Annual Garage Sale Coming Soon Hope United Church of Christ will host its annual garage sale on Thursday, April 4 – Saturday, April 6. Set-up will begin on Sunday, March 31, following fellowship time. Please do not bring items early as there is nowhere to store them here at the church. Plan to help set-up and […]
One Great Hour of Sharing Offering ~ Sunday, March 31 Our Stewardship Committee (Cathy Boeset, Jane Buck, chair, Cathy Evers, Kathy Lander, and Deb Strunk) invite each member of the congregation to prayerfully consider giving to this annual offering by the United Church of Christ. The offering will be taken on Sunday, March 31. Here […]
Mardi Gras Sunday 2019 Larry Busch, Luke Busch, Marty Busch, Craig Dove, Tom Mackey, and Eddie Piccard played great jazz music for our annual Mardi Gras Sunday. The group did a number of pieces that had our toes tapping and our hands clapping as we celebrated together. Thank you to Zoey Evans for making the […]
Women’s Fellowship Women’s Fellowship will meet on Monday, March 11, at 6:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Preparing for the annual Spring Boutique will be part of the agenda for the evening. All are welcome.
Hope United Church of Christ is now listed on Amazon Smile! When you shop on Amazon.com, Hope UCC receives 0.5% of eligible purchases. Just go to smile.amazon.com, search for Hope United Church of Christ, and designate us as your charity of choice. Alternatively, you can use the following link, which is available to anyone: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/42-0933348. Thanks for your […]