Posts from October 2019

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Annual Trunk or Treat Event a Howling Good Time

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

We had a cool, crisp delightful fall weather evening for our 2019 Trunk or Treat event at Hope United Church of Christ. With a dozen vehicles decorated and participants ready to hand out treats, we had lots of persons from the community stop by to enjoy this annual event.   Thank you to everyone who […]

Sunday School Activities and Events

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Sunday School Highlights Stories of Our Faith and More Our 2019 – 2020 Sunday School program began in early September with nearly 20 children participating on that opening Sunday as they enjoyed stories and games. Throughout the month of September, the focus was on First Testament stories about God’s Big Plan (creation), Noah, and Abraham. […]

Beef Dinner – November 3

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Beef Dinner ~ November 3 ~ 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be available soon for this annual event! $12/ticket gets you: roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetable, roll, homemade pie and drinks. Thank you to Andrew and Kayla Buck for lending their leadership to the organizing of our annual beef dinner. Help is needed in […]

Annual Stewardship Campaign Set to Begin

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Stewardship Campaign Set to Begin on Sunday, October 27 The Stewardship Committee invites all of us at Hope United Church of Christ to be a part of our annual fall campaign that focuses our attention toward our financial goals in 2020.  But stewardship is not a seasonal duty or responsibility, it is a full-time privilege […]

Lunch Bunch ~ Halloween Event Scheduled

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Lunch Bunch Is Hosting a Halloween Gathering ~ Thursday, October 31 Our October outing will have us at Emil’s Hideaway, 222 Glenbrook Drive, SE, Cedar Rapids (located behind Taco John’s on 1st Avenue). We will meet on Thursday, October 31, at 11:30 a.m. They have a variety of great menu items. Since this is Halloween, […]

Mission Committee Hosting Birthday Celebration – October 13

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Mission Committee Birthday Celebration – Sunday, October 13 Please join the Mission Committee on Sunday, October 13, as we celebrated our Global Mission student, Santhosh’s, 16th birthday. During our fellowship time, we will have cupcakes and a birthday card for everyone to sign so that we can send it to Santhosh. We will also be […]