SCRIP Program Ending Soon – Final Sale Happening Now

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

SCRIP Clearance Sale Going on Now After more than 20 years of supporting the programs and ministries of Hope United Church of Christ, we are going to discontinue the SCRIP program. Over the last several years, this program has been sustained by a smaller and smaller group of persons from the congregation and with not […]

Ways to Help Support Hope UCC Mission and Ministry During the Holiday Season

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Smile! You’re on Amazon! Hope United Church of Christ is listed on Amazon Smile! When you shop on Amazon.com, Hope UCC receives 0.5% of eligible purchases. Just go to smile.amazon.com, search for Hope United Church of Christ, and designate us as your charity of choice. Alternatively, you can use the following link, which is available to anyone: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/42-0933348. Thanks […]

Advent Season ~ November 29 – December 20

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Advent Season: A Time for Reflection, Preparation, Waiting and Wondering Advent Season: Draw Near November 29 – Sunday, December 20 Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus at Christmas. The term is a version of the Latin word meaning “coming”. Latin adventus is the […]

Knitting Group to Meet on Thursday, December 3

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Knitting Group ~ Thursday, December 3 ~ 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 […]

Family Promise of Linn County – Update

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

An Update from Family Promise of Linn County Family Promise of Linn County held a Zoom meeting for their coordinators on Monday, November 2, with our own coordinator, Cathy Evers in attendance. News and announcements included: Family Promise’s office has moved to St. Stephens. A new employee has been hired recently to work specifically in […]

Knitting Group – Thursday, November 12

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Knitting Group ~ Thursday, November 12 ~ 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 […]

Knitting Group – Thursday, November 19

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Knitting Group ~ Thursday, November 19 ~ 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 […]