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
Sunday School Provides Support for a Local Family This Holiday Season Since last November, our Sunday School students have brought in their offering gifts knowing that this November those coins and dollars would be used to help a local family this holiday season. On Sunday, November 18, students, parents and teachers traveled to Wal-Mart, lists […]
December Mission: Santa for Seniors Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus … and we have the privilege of being “Santa” for a senior this holiday season! Home Instead, a source of in home elderly care services with caregivers who provide assistance with Alzheimer’s and dementia care and other home care needs, has provided us […]
Hope UCC Pray Ground Coming to Our Worship Space Beginning next Sunday, December 2, we are going to introduce a space called Hope UCC Pray Ground in the front corner of the sanctuary, in front of the pulpit. This space is an area geared toward children (2 – 10 years old) and would provide an […]
What an incredible morning as Hope United Church of Christ and First Congregational United Church of Christ choirs joined together for a song during our worship service. Thank you to Andrew Buck, director, and Deb Strunk, accompanist, for their leadership this morning.
Local Theater Production of Elf Features Three Individuals Associated with Hope UCC Beginning this Friday, November 16, and running through Sunday, December 16, Theater Cedar Rapids will be presenting Elf, a musical production for the holiday season. Three persons associated with Hope UCC are involved: Melia Bohn, Mitchell Grauberger and Ryan Grauberger. More information and […]
Transgender Day of Remembrance Tuesday, November 20, is designated as Transgender Day of Remembrance, which is a date set aside to honor transgender people around the world and to mourn those who have been lost to anti-transgender violence. We are all children of God, worthy of love and respect, deserving of the same justice. Transgender […]