Posts from February 2019

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Youth Scholarships Available for General Synod

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Eastern Iowa Association Offering Scholarships to Youth Going to General Synod   The Eastern Iowa Association is offering a limited number of scholarships for youth and youth chaperones interested in attending General Synod, June 21 – 25. There are 20 youth scholarships available and 8 chaperone scholarships available. All scholarships are $100. Contact Pastor Mary Beth, […]

Girl Scout Cookie Sunday – March 3

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Girl Scout Cookie Sale ~ Sunday, March 3 Did you know that the Cookie Sale program is the largest girl-led business in the world! When girls participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program, they develop the important life skills of goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. When you purchase those […]

Fellowship Group – The Lunch Bunch

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Lunch Bunch Gets Ready for Spring with Fellowship Dates in March and April Of course, everyone is Irish as St. Patrick’s Day takes place in March. And it is never too late to celebrate; therefore we will be going to enjoy the wonderful food at The Irish Democrat, 3207 1st Avenue, SE, Cedar Rapids, on […]

Food Donations Make a Difference

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Food Pantry Donations Make a Difference in Our Community During the last quarter of 2018, Hope UCC collected 187 pounds of food for the Linn Community Food Bank. Thank you to everyone who brings non-perishable items for this mission and to Lois Bennett who has taken our donations faithfully for many years. Linn Community Food […]

Ash Wednesday Service – March 6 – 6:00 p.m.

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Ash Wednesday Service We will gather together on Wednesday, March 6 at 6:00 p.m. as we enter the Lenten season with the observance of Ash Wednesday.  This service will feature prayers, scriptures and songs that will allow us to reflect on our hopes for this Lenten season as we seek a time to be with […]