Posts from January 2022

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Special Offering for Funding Future Leaders – Iowa Conference of the United Church of Christ

Funding Future Leaders – A Special Offering for the Iowa Conference Training ordained clergy is an expensive proposition, leaving many pastors and seminary students/Members in Discernment deep in debt. You can help reduce the financial burden through scholarships. A special offering supported by the Iowa Conference of the United Church of Christ will be taken […]

COVID-19 Protocols

COVID-19 Protocols Continue as Omicron Variant Causes Surge in Positivity Rates The most recent 14-day positivity rate for Linn County was reported at 34.6% due to the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus. Thus a reminder for all persons that our protocols currently in place include: If you do not feel well, please stay home […]

Hope UCC Welcomes New Staff Member – Lora Wakefield

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Welcome Lora Wakefield, Our Office Staff Person Lora Wakefield is no stranger to Hope United Church of Christ. She has walked her granddaughters, Kate and Jacey Walker, during Vacation Bible School and Christmas programs and worshiped with us from time-to-time. She has been serving as our custodial person since November 2020. Now, Lora is taking […]

When the Weather Outside Is Frightful

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

When the Weather Outside Is Frightful As the weather has turned colder, it is the season to be caution about driving on ice and snow or to be careful as you walk in the parking lot or on the sidewalk.  Always consider your own personal safety whenever you make your way to Hope UCC during […]