Mission Opportunity – Christmas in July

July 6, 2017 – August 13, 2017

Annual Christmas in July Campaign Is Underway! Wrap those presents and deck the halls – IT’S CHRISTMAS IN JULY! Once again we take the opportunity in July to raise money for our Christmas families! Instead of hitting you up during the holiday season when budgets are tight, the Missions Committee is asking for your help […]

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Especially for You Race/Walk ~ October 1

August 1, 2017

Especially for You Race ~ Sunday, October 1 Nancy Lehman is once again putting a team together for this event.  Registration to participate in this annual event is now open.  For more information, contact Nancy at 319-393-9231 or mlehman24@aol.com.  

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Summer Reading Event

June 1, 2017 – July 27, 2017 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Event Features Best Selling Author This summer we are invited to look at our humanness … the joys and challenges for being mortal.  Whether it is because of illness or disease or because of our aging process, New York Times bestselling author, Atul Gawande, writes about medicine and what matters in the end.  […]

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Summer Fun Events Planned for July!

July 6, 2017 – July 27, 2017

  Summer Fun with Pastor Mary Beth! Come and enjoy summer with Pastor Mary Beth as she hosts two dates this month for some time of food, fellowship and fun. Friday, June 21 ~ Play Date with Pastor Mary Beth 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Children and youth, along with their adult, are invited to […]

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Vacation Bible School 2017 – Hero Central

July 13, 2017 – July 16, 2017

Take kids on epic adventures alongside some of their favorite Bible’s heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God. VBS Hero Central uses epic music, spectacular science, crafty crafts, heroic recreation, and fantastic Bible stories to help kids (and leaders) discover their strength in God! Schedule Thursday, July 13 | 6:00-8:30 pm […]

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June Is PRIDE Month

June 4, 2017 – July 9, 2017

June is PRIDE Month, when the focus turns to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and the issues, joys and challenges that affect those individuals, their families and their friends. At Hope United Church of Christ, we are an Open and Affirming church of the United Church of Christ. We try to practice radical and […]

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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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