Lunch Bunch – October Event

October 19, 2017

The fellowship group, The Lunch Bunch, is going to enjoy the fall season by making a trip to Village Meat Market and Cafe, rated one of Cedar Rapids best lunch spots. Located at 92 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, this features something for everyone: breakfast is served all day, Czech favorites and items from their […]

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Eastern Iowa Association Annual Meeting ~ September 24

September 1, 2017 – September 23, 2017

Eastern Iowa Annual Meeting ~ Sunday, September 24 The Eastern Iowa Association is holding its annual business meeting on Sunday, September 24, at 2:30 p.m. at First Congregational UCC, Dubuque.  All are welcome to attend this important meeting of our association.  Please contact Pastor Mary Beth, 393-2400 or, for more information or to RSVP […]

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Lunch Bunch Sets Dates for August and September

August 1, 2017 – September 21, 2017

Lunch Bunch ~ Outings for August and September Are Set We are going to one of Hiawatha’s newest restaurants, Lucky Penny, located at 1705 Boyson Road.  This restaurant features delicious soups, sandwiches salads and pizza.  We will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 24, for this time of fellowship. At this gathering, everyone who […]

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Summer Worship Hours Begin Sunday, May 28

May 22, 2017 – September 3, 2017

Hope United Church of Christ will begin worshiping at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 28, followed by a time of fellowship.  We will follow this schedule for worship through Sunday, September 3. During the months of June, July and August, there will not be any Sunday School program.  Children and youth are encouraged to come […]

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Confirmation Program to Begin this Fall

August 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017

Confirmation Program Set to Begin This Fall Confirmation is a rite of the church by which individuals reaffirm their baptismal vows.  Through classroom instruction, group activities, service projects, mentoring and worship, individuals will continue their faith formation as they explore what it means to be a disciple of Christ and discern their role in a […]

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Saturday Worship Event and Fireworks ~ August 26 ~ 6:00 p.m.

August 1, 2017 – August 26, 2017

Saturday Worship Event with Fellowship and Fireworks ~ Saturday, August 26 In conjunction with Hiawatha’s 2017 Fun Fest, we will be worshiping on Saturday, August 26, at 6:00 p.m.  At this worship service, we will have the opportunity to hear from our children who attended Pilgrim Height’s Camp and Retreat Center this summer and to […]

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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  

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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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