Posts from June 2021

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Hope UCC Updates Protocols for Worship – July 2021

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Updates Regarding Protocols for Worship As the Council has done throughout these last nearly 16 months, they had conversation at their June 23 meeting about the best practices and protocols for worship in order to keep all who attend worship and use our building as safe as possible. With continued low positivity rates in Linn […]

Juneteenth – June 19 – Freedom Day

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Juneteenth – June 19th – Freedom Day Juneteenth (a combination of June and nineteenth)– also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day– is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it is now celebrated annually on June 19 throughout the United States, with increasing official recognition. It is commemorated on the […]