Posts from May 2019

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Latest Mission Project – Mats for the Homeless

Mission Mats for the Homeless The Mission Committee is excited to announce a new project, making sleeping mats for the homeless and we need your help.  We plan on crocheting or weaving sleeping mats using recycled plastic bags.  We will be collecting grocery bags (HyVee, Fairway, Walmart, Michael’s, etc.) from now through the summer.  We […]

Clergy Anniversaries to Celebrate

Hope UCC Clergy Celebrating Ordination Anniversaries Recently several clergy members of Hope United Church of Christ have had or will be having anniversaries of their ordination into Christian ministry. They include: The Reverend Bob Bromley               June 3, 1956               63 years The Reverend Mark Buck                  June 2, 1974               45 years The Reverend Glenn Hunt                 June 7, […]

Lunch Bunch Fellowship Group to Meet on May 23

Lunch Bunch Will Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in May It will be a little bit late, but still in the spirit of Cinco de Mayo, that we will gather at El Super Burrito and Lupita’s Bakery, 3300 Johnson Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, on Thursday, May 23, at 11:30 a.m. A sign-up sheet for this event […]

Renovation Project to Begin Soon

Congregational Meeting Affirms Plans for Renovation Project On Sunday, May 5, a congregational meeting was held updating members and friends about our renovation project, which included the decision not to include any additional new space but a fiscally responsible decision to update and enhance the space that we currently have. In a few weeks, we […]

Memorial Day – May 27

We Celebrate the Brave Soldiers Who Sacrificed Their Lives to Keep Us Free  Memorial Day, as Decoration Day gradually came to be known, originally honored only those lost while fighting in the Civil War. But during World War I the United States found itself embroiled in another major conflict, and the holiday evolved to commemorate […]