Lunch Bunch – June 15

June 15, 2017 11:15 a.m.

  Lunch Bunch ~ June Outing Features a Hope UCC Favorite We are going to Kava House, 122 2nd Street SE, Swisher, on Thursday, June 15.  We will meet at the restaurant at 11:15 a.m. Kava House features delicious homemade soups, sandwiches and salads.  But save room for dessert because there is homemade pie, scones, […]

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Honoring Our High School Graduates

June 1, 2017 – June 12, 2017

Honoring Our High School Graduates ~ Class of 2017 Some have watched these young people grow up through the years; others, we have just gotten to know as they have come to join us more recently.  From Sunday School program to Vacation Bible School events to National Youth Events to helping with sub sandwich sales, […]

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Feed the Need – Helping with Food Scarcity

May 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017

The Mission Committee of Hope United Church of Christ contacted Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP), a local nonprofit organization dedicated to improving human life in the six Iowa counties that they serve, to discover the most requested/needed items that the individuals/families request.  During the month of May, we will be collecting specific items for the […]

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Summer Camp at Pilgrim Heights

May 5, 2017

There are lots of options to consider when choosing to participate in at Pilgrim Heights Camp and Retreat Center, located near Tama, IA.  From events with campers enjoying an overnight stay with their grandparent to a week-long stay for older campers, there are activities to be enjoyed by the young and young-at-heart.  Please go to […]

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Lunch Bunch – Thursday, April 20

March 26, 2017 – April 19, 2017

Lunch Bunch ~ April Outing is a Taste of Summer We are going to try out the new place in town – Bandanas BBQ, located at 3707 1st Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids. We will meet at the restaurant at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 20.  A sign-up sheet is available in the main entryway or […]

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Annual Spring Boutique

April 1, 2017 – April 15, 2017

SPRING BOUTIQUE IS FAST APPROACHING!!! SATURDAY, APRIL 29 – 8am to 2pm Even though the trends may be shifting away from all crafts at sales these days…. that does not mean we do not want your sewing projects, quilts, crocheted items and unique crafts.  We do! Now, just as a reminder… and GUYS, DON’T STOP […]

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The Season of Lent

March 1, 2017 – April 9, 2017

Lent: A Season of Reflection Lent is a Christian religious observance in the liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six weeks later as we celebrate Easter Sunday. The purpose of Lent is the preparation, through prayer, repentance, and self-denial, to consider the life and ministry of Jesus in the biblical stories. Lent is traditionally […]

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Annual Garage Sale

March 26, 2017 – April 9, 2017

Hope United Church of Christ will host its annual garage sale on: Thursday, April 6      8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 7            8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, April 8       8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Special pricing begins at noon Saturday.       […]

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Ash Wednesday ~ March 1

March 1, 2017

Ash Wednesday Service We will gather together on Wednesday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m. as we enter the Lenten season with the observance of Ash Wednesday.  This service will feature prayers, scriptures and songs that will allow us to reflect on our hopes for this Lenten season as we seek a time to be with […]

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Prayer Partners

February 6, 2017 – February 28, 2017

Angels Among Us: Secret Prayer Partners For the Lenten Season As a spiritual practice, prayer is one of the most ancient forms of meditation and devotion.  During this Lenten season you are invited to be a secret prayer partner for another person of our congregation.  Prayer Partners will: Commit to praying for their partner at […]

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Laura Ogreen Becomes Part of Hope United Church of Christ Staff

February 6, 2017 – February 19, 2017

Laura Ogreen Named Christian Education Coordinator It is my privilege to introduce our newest member of the Hope United Church of Christ staff, Laura Ogreen.  Laura will begin her work as our Christian Education Coordinator beginning this week. After a meeting with our interview team and then with the members of the CORE Visioning Team […]

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Annual Sub Sandwich Sale ~ Sunday, February 5

January 9, 2017 – February 1, 2017

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner (February 5th)!   The youth of Hope UCC are again ready to help make the day great with their annual sub sandwich fundraiser! Sub sandwiches are loaded with your favorite meat and cheese choices.  Toppings are bagged separately to keep everything fresh until the game!  Sandwiches are $12.  […]

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