Vacation Bible School Begins Today – July 19

Today is the day; it is the first day of Vacation Bible School at Hope United Church of Christ (150 9th Avenue, Hiawatha, IA)! Open to children and youth ( 3 years old – 5th grade), our VBS program has: storytelling, crafts, discovery, music, recreation, and fellowship. Thursday 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Friday 6:00 – […]

Faith in Action Sunday – July 29 – 9:30 a.m.

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Faith in Action Sunday ~ July 29 “Faith in action is love – and love in action is service,” wrote Mother Teresa in her book, Love: A Fruit Always in Season. On Sunday, July 29, those who gather here at Hope United Church of Christ will once again dedicate part of our morning to actually […]

Vacation Bible School Begins Thursday, July 19

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Just one more week until Vacation Bible School begins at Hope UCC! Registration can be made through our church office, 319-393-2400. Program will be on: Thursday, July 19     6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 20          6:00 – 8:30 p.m.   Saturday, July 21      9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. […]

Book Club Sets New Date

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Hope’s  Book Club will meet Thursday, August 9 ~ 5:00 p.m. The Turner House by Angela Flournoy “A powerful, timely debut, The Turner House marks a major new contribution to the story of the American family. The Turners have lived on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house has seen thirteen children grown and […]

Hope UCC Has Presence at 2018 Cedar Rapids Pride Event

The weather was delightful; the crowds were diverse; and the atmosphere was lively as the annual Cedar Rapids Pride event was held on Saturday, July 7, at NewBo Market. Hope United Church of Christ, an Open and Affirming church, had a booth there giving away hundreds of bottle of water along with other items of […]

Vacation Bible School ~ July 19 – 22

Rolling River Rampage VBS Coming Soon! We invite you to a ride of a lifetime with God this summer! Hope UCC is excited about VBS 2018, Rolling River Rampage! Youth will experience God through song, dance, science, mission projects, snacks, art, and Bible story time. Our goal is for each child to feel God’s love […]

Making Hope UCC a Welcoming Place and Space

Thank You! Thank you to everyone who has agreed to help make Hope UCC a welcoming place by taking care of our property and adopting a space: Cathy Boeset Andrew, Kayla, Callie and Jack Buck Mark Hartenstein Virginia Johnson Nancy Kotalik Mary Nus Cindi Ohrt Jesse, Melena , William and James Urbanowski Thank you to […]