Be the Change Do you hear the clinking in the offering plate on Sunday mornings? That is the sound of our Mission Committee in action. All loose change goes to this committee for ongoing projects that Hope United Church of Christ contributes to ministries beyond our walls. Coins that are donated to the offering go directly to […]
Holiday Basket Auction Raises Funds for Youth Scholarships “Another success!” These were the words shared by Melena Urbanowski, who oversaw this year’s Holiday Basket Auction. We had nine baskets and raised $455 for the youth scholarship fund, which helps to assist our children and youth going to camp and other UCC events. Here are the […]
Sunday, December 16, will be an exciting day at Hope United Church of Christ, 150 9th Avenue, Hiawatha, IA, as our children and youth present their annual Christmas program, beginning at 10:30 a.m. This year’s program, Bethlehem Road, features four narrators who encounter three unlikely characters – a sheep, a donkey and a camel, who […]
Hope United Church of Christ Hosts Annual Holiday Piano Recital While Pastor Fritz Melberg was here, he entered into a covenant with Amanda Denny who needed a place to have piano lessons. Over the years, Hope UCC has served as that place where students have learned the joys and challenges of playing piano. On Friday, […]
Due to the lack of registrations, our Advent VBS will not take place this Saturday, December 8. Watch for other events happening in the future.
In his Christmas Message, United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. John C. Dorhauer urges the wider church to use the power of love to overcome the divisions that exist in our world. “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace and glad tidings to all.” So said the […]
Annual Meeting Is Sunday, December 9, 2018 Hope United Church of Christ will host its annual meeting on Sunday, December 9, immediately following worship. Items on the agenda include, but are not limited to: election of persons to be part of our leadership teams, approval of 2019 budget, updates from the Finance and Design Teams […]
Holiday decorations, Christmas crafts, homemade canned goods, delicious baked items and candies, and so much more are a part of this annual event. Come and see us from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, at Hope United Church of Christ, 150 9th Avenue, Hiawatha.
December is filled with lots of great opportunities to gather for worship and fellowship at Hope UCC. Please mark your calendars for the following dates and times: Sunday, December 2 – First Sunday of Advent – Worship and Celebration of the Sacrament of Communion Sunday, December 9 – Second Sunday of Advent – Worship and […]
Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of Hope United Church of Christ! ~ Regan Bloomquist, Andrew Buck, Tony Geinzer, Mindy Hatcher, Laura Ogreen and Pastor Mary Beth