Chime Choir Opportunity

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Want to Chime In? An Invitation to Join Hope UCC Chime Choir Chime Choir to resume!  Since COVID will prevent singing for the present time, there is interest in having the Chime Choir provide special music for worship.  Eight experienced and committed ringers are needed.  The plan is to have rehearsals before or after worship […]

Congratulations to Members and Friends of Hope UCC

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Hope Happenings Congratulations to Roger Hatcher, husband of our organist, Mindy, who recently reached the prestigious recognition of 6th level Black Belt. Cards celebrating this achievement can be sent to him at 998 Eastview Avenue, Marion, 52302. Aaron Butikofer, son of Charlotte and Eric, grandson of Cindi Ohrt, was featured in an article in The […]

Knitting Group – Thursday, March 4

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Knitting Group ~ Thursday, March 4 ~ 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 […]

A Letter from the United Church of Christ National Staff Regarding One Great Hour of Sharing

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

This correspondence was  sent by our national staff regarding our upcoming One Great Hour of Sharing Offering, which will be dedicated on Sunday, March 14.   Greetings, As the One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) suggested offering Sunday (March 14) approaches, many of the materials found in the 2021 Planning and Resource Guide have been formatted to […]

One Great Hour of Sharing Offering – March 14

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

In your mail this week, you will receive information about and a giving envelope for the 2021 One Great Hour of Sharing offering. We did not include coin boxes in the mailing due to the cost of postage but they are available for pick-up at the church or we will be HAPPY to put one […]

March Madness for Missions: Making a Difference

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

March Madness for Missions: Making a Difference The Lenten season is underway. Giving up or giving away something has been a part of the practices associated with this liturgical time of the church calendar. Therefore, I am challenging us, as members and friends of Hope United Church of Christ, to make a difference this entire […]

Knitting Group – Thursday, February 25

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Knitting Group ~ Thursday, February 25 ~ 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 […]