Posts from April 2021

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Becoming a Part of Our Faith Community

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Interested in Joining Hope United Church of Christ? Are you interested in putting down some spiritual roots at Hope United Church of Christ? Are you considering becoming a member of the church? The next New Members Outing will be held on Monday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. at Hope UCC, with a lite dinner served. […]

Hope UCC Quilting Group Resumes

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Quilting Group Begins Meeting Again After more than a year of taking time off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hope UCC Quilting group will begin meeting again starting Monday, May 3, at 9:00 a.m.  This group will meet in fellowship hall to work on small lap quilts that are donated to several local agencies. […]

Prayer Shawl Ministry

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Prayer Shawl Ministry You may have noticed an addition to the Narthex, near the front door of the church. Hope UCC’s knitters have begun a Prayer Shawl Ministry. We’re grateful to the Rev. Dr. Glenn Hunt for his woodworking expertise in making a beautiful stand to hold the prayer shawls. If you find yourself in […]

Hearing Assist Devices Now Available for Use in Worship

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

New Hearing Assist Devices Available for Use in Worship With a gift from the Richard Penningroth bequest, Hope UCC purchased new hearing assist devices that are available to use during our worship service. Four devices are available in the main entryway. Please ask Pastor Mary Beth or the greeter/usher for assistance if needed.  

Chime Choir to Preform on Sunday, April 18

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Chime Choir to Preform ~ Sunday, April 18 The Hope United Church of Christ Chime Choir will be preforming, We Shall Overcome, arranged by Sandra Eithun, this Sunday, April 18, during the opening of worship. Members of the choir include: Julie Anderson, Ellen Bloomquist, Cathy Boeset, Cathy Evers, Dan Evers, Melinda Howerton, Cindi Ohrt, Stephanie […]

Landers Honored for Their Work with SCRIP Program

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Thank You, Bob Lander! Today, we give thanks to Bob Lander, and the late Kathy Lander, who served as coordinators of Hope UCC’s SCRIP program for more than 20 years. Through the purchase of SCRIP cards, this program was able to fund the purchase of items that were not part of our regular general fund […]