Posts from November 2016

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Happy Thanksgiving

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

On this day, may each of us take a moment to recognize the goodness and blessings in our lives.  Even as times might be difficult or challenges might seem to be surrounding us, God is present there.  Here at Hope United Church of Christ, we cannot promise that life will change or that problems will […]

Christmas Eve Worship Services

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Christmas Eve Worship Schedule As family and friends gather to celebrate together this Christmas season, we will join in the remembrance of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth with worship services that feature music of the holiday and scriptures that recall the story of our faith that changed the world. On Saturday, December 24, at […]

Blessed to Be a Blessing

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Thank You for Sharing Your Blessings Thank you to everyone who graciously put together a Blessing Basket for the holiday season.  We had 17 baskets filled with items for a holiday meal that will be distributed through the Olivet Neighborhood Mission, where Cathy Evers serves as a part-time staff person.  Thank you for making a […]

When the Weather Turns Frightful

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

When the Weather Outside Is Frightful As the weather has turned colder, it is the season to be caution about driving on ice and snow or to be careful as you walk in the parking lot or on the sidewalk.  Always consider your own personal safety whenever you make your way to Hope UCC during […]