Knitting Group ~ Thursday, January 7 ~ 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Let us join together for conversation and to see how our projects are going as we meet here at Hope United Church of Christ. The Council has authorized small groups (10 persons or less) to be in the church building, with appropriate COVID 19 […]
The Rev. Chuck West to Celebrate 95th Birthday The Rev. Chuck West, who served as pastor of Hope United Church of Christ from October 1979 – August 1992, will be celebrating his 95th birthday on Monday, January 25. Wishes can be sent to him at 412 W. Kennedy Street, Algona, IA 50511.
Knitting Group ~ Thursday, January 14 ~ 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Let us join together for conversation and to see how our projects are going as we meet here at Hope United Church of Christ. The Council has authorized small groups (10 persons or less) to be in the church building, with appropriate COVID 19 […]
Hope Happenings Congratulations to Tristan Bohn, son of Jennifer and Leon Bohn, on his recent feature article in The Gazette (Saturday, December 26). You can read about Tristan’s participation with the Linn-Mar swim team at https://cedarrapidsgazette-ia-app.newsmemory.com/?publink=34246d9f5&fbclid=IwAR0AsP5uCukrCU-XGYr0pYO_vC10Yp4CStyXb-lMo8eWVuIdHjLT9YqYGWA#.X-d63Zv8_0h.facebook Best wishes can be sent to Tristan at 7404 Westbury Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, 52402.
Sunday, January 3, Worship to Feature New Web Presenter Technology On Sunday, January 3, the worship service will have us using and experimenting with our new Blackmagic Web Presenter technology that is in our sanctuary. The camera and supporting equipment was made possible through the bequest from the Richard Penningroth estate received by Hope United […]
COVID-19 Prayer and Message from ECM Rev. Brigit Stevens Friends and Members of the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences of the United Church of Christ, I want to offer you a prayer today. Will you take just a minute to pause with me? First, move your body a bit, so that you are aware […]
Hope UCC Stewardship Committee By Jane Buck The Stewardship Committee has completed the Stewardship Campaign for 2021. As of this writing, 45 commitment cards were received for a total of $127,030.00. This is a higher monetary total than was committed in the last two campaigns. Thank you to the Stewardship Committee—Cathy Boeset, Cathy Evers, Shelly […]
New Roof Added for the Church and Garage after Storm Damage in 2020 The weather for early December was just about perfect as the roofing crew from DeNeve Construction and Roofing began their work on Wednesday, December 2. Shingles began falling in the early morning that day and by the twilight as sun began to […]
Santa for a Senior ~ 2020 A mission project that Hope United Church of Christ has participated in for many years, Santa for a Senior, is being done differently for 2020. Home Instead Senior Care Center in Cedar Rapids is asking us to play Santa Claus for a senior citizen differently this year. The center […]
Advent Devotional Time – Facebook Live – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Mornings throughout Advent Season Pastor Mary Beth will be going live on Facebook each Wednesday throughout the Advent season with a devotional time. You can tune in at 11:00 a.m. or you can view the video any time after it is posted. Whether it is […]