Posts by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

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Knitting Group – Thursday, August 13

Knitting Group ~ Thursday, August 13 ~ 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Let us join together for conversation and to see how our projects are going as we meet outdoors, under the shade tree, here at Hope United Church of Christ. Bring your lawn chair, a cold beverage, and your handiwork and come together for an […]

Clothing Donations Needed at Olivet Neighborhood Mission

Olivet Neighborhood Mission Needs Our Donations Cathy Evers, member of Hope United Church of Christ and Parish Nurse at Olivet Neighborhood Mission, shared that the clothes closet at Olivet is in desperate need of clothing donations of all sizes from children to youth to adult, especially men’s items. Donations of clean, used clothing can be […]

Worship on Sunday August 2 Features Sacrament of Communion

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Communion to Be Celebrated – Sunday, August 2 As we have done the last several months as we worship separate and yet together, we will be celebrating the Sacrament of Communion this Sunday. Please consider having some bread, grapes, juice and/or wine ready when join for worship. You might also consider setting aside a space […]

Ministry and Mission Opportunities Available Now

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Projects You Can Do That Can Make a Difference This Week Mission and ministry opportunities are happening right now even if we are not meeting in our building. Here’s how we can still be proactive in making a difference in our community: Consider participating in the virtual Especially for You Race on October 4. Nancy […]

Knitting Group – Thursday, July 30

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Knitting Group ~ Thursday, July 30 ~ 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Let us join together for conversation and to see how our projects are going as we meet outdoors, under the shade tree, here at Hope United Church of Christ. Bring your lawn chair, a cold beverage, and your handiwork and come together for an […]

Family Promise Mission

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Family Promise Week August 2 – 9 There is great news for the family that has been a part of the Family Promise program for the last several months … they are moving into a home of their own! As they transition from their space at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, we will support them by: […]

News and Notes from Hope UCC

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Hope Cares Our Administrative Assistant, Regan Bloomquist, celebrates her birthday on Sunday, August 2. Please join me in wishing her a “Happy Birthday” with cards that can be sent to 4820 Millbrook Ct NE, Cedar Rapids, 52411. Congratulations to Callie and Jack Buck who have art work currently displayed at the Eastern Iowa Airport, which […]

Worship for Sunday, August 2

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Worship for Sunday, August 2 Worship can be viewed via our Hope UCC Facebook page at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 2. We will be celebrating the Sacrament of Communion next Sunday as part of our service. Please consider having some bread, grapes, juice and/or wine ready when join for worship. You might also consider […]