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Women’s Fellowship – September 10

Women’s Fellowship  Sets September Meeting Date Women’s Fellowship will have a potluck meeting on Monday, September 10th at 5:30 to plan our 2018/2019 year.   Please join us at our Fall planning meeting; bring a dish to share and ideas for projects including the Once Again Christmas sale and Spring Boutique.

Upcoming Hope UCC Book Club Event

Hope’s Book Club will meet Thursday, September 6 at 5:30 p.m. For more information see Nancy Kotalik or Laura Ogreen. What we are reading: The Lace Makers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri “You can always start again,” Kate Robinson’s mother once told her, “all it takes is a new thread.” Overwhelmed by heartbreak and loss, […]

Mission Projects Are Supported by Your Generous Gifts

Thank you for your generous support of our Christmas in July project! We were able to reach our goal of $500 to assist with gifts and food through HACAP’s Adopt-a-Family program. The Mission Committee used some of our funds collected from the coins placed in the offering plate to buy some of the most-needed school supplies […]

Welcome Back Gifts Given to Hiawatha Elementary Staff

Faith in Action Sunday Project:Welcome Back Gift to Hiawatha Elementary StaffOn Sunday, July 29, a group of individuals, under the leadership of Marilyn Simon, put together a welcome back gift for the staff of Hiawatha Elementary School. This gift consisted of a bottle of water with a hand written note of blessing or best wishes […]

Shout Out to Members of Hope United Church of Christ!

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Here are some recent happenings with members of Hope United Church of Christ: Recently Callie and Jack Buck were featured on TV9’s segment, John’s Big Ol’ Fish, with the catches that got from Papa Jerry’s pond. You can see them at: http://www.kcrg.com/content/sports/Johns-Big-Ol-Fish-for-Monday-Aug-14-2018-490855771.html Congratulations to Norma and Gilbert Thoren as they celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary […]

Thank You to Blood Donors

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

On Monday, August 13, we hosted a blood drive where 10 units of whole blood were collected, which was then able to help 40 individuals here in our community. Thank you to everyone who came out to be a part of this drive. We are hoping to host another blood drive in November as the […]

Sunday School Teacher Appreciation and Preparation Event

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Wednesday, August 29, we are hosting an event to appreciate our Sunday School teachers and to prepare for the upcoming program year. We will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Conference Room for adult beverages and appetizers. There will be an opportunity to sign-up for teaching opportunities, discuss upcoming lessons, and much more. Anyone wishing […]

Get These On Your Calendar!

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Mark Your Calendar and Save These Dates Sunday, September 9             Festive Fall Sunday Sunday, September 16           Worship with the choir providing special music Sunday, September 23           Mike Slagenweit-Coffman preaching Sunday, September 30           Pet Sunday Eastern Iowa Association Meeting, Tipton Sunday, October 7                 World Communion Sunday, Raven Rowe preaching Especially for You Race Saturday, October 13             […]

Sunday School and Worship News

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Sunday School Program Year and Worship Time Change Happens Sunday, September 9 Do not forget to mark your calendar as we start our fall schedule with the start of our Sunday School program year beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 9. Worship time moves to 10:30 a.m.

Westover Manor to Celebrate 55 Years of Changing Lives

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Westover Manor is an affordable, older adult (62+) community with several apartments equipped to accommodate those who are mobility impaired (also available to those over the age of 18). Residents are conveniently close to shopping and the heart of downtown Cedar Rapids. Our community enjoys a variety of activities in a friendly environment that includes […]