Iowa Conference Offers Campership Scholarships The Iowa Conference of the United Church of Christ recognizes the importance of experiencing God in many ways and in many places. One of these opportunities is through attending Church Camp. The Iowa Conference also recognizes that there are many barriers that may limit an individual’s ability to attend Church […]
Day Light Savings Time Set to Begin It is that time of the year to “spring forward” and move to Day Light Savings Time. Remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour on Saturday, March 13.
Family Promise of Linn County Set to Move into New Facilities Recently KCRG TV9 featured a story about Family Promise of Linn County as they are set to move into their new facility in the very near future. (https://www.kcrg.com/2022/02/16/shelter-homeless-families-with-kids-will-soon-open-linn-county) Family Promise is leading a collaborative effort to bring our community together to help homeless families […]
Welcoming Rev. Fred Darboone, Transitional Specialist Beginning March 1 the Rev. Fred Darbonne (who lives in the Des Moines area) will be Hope UCC’s Transition Specialist and will be with us through August. During this time, he will lead us through a strategic ministry plan guided by three questions: (1) Who are we? (Our history […]
Cards and Confections: Valentine Sale Thank you for your support of our Valentine Sale: Cards and Confections the last two weeks. The proceeds of the sale, $475.25, will go to Last Hope Animal Rescue as voted on by our children and youth.
The amazing members and friends of Hope United Church of Christ for the score! Our Confirmation Class of 2022 challenged the members and friends of Hope UCC to donate the following items on this 56th Super Bowl Sunday: 56 pairs of socks 56 under garments 56 cans of soup 56 boxes of cereal blue jeans […]
One of the followers of Jesus, known as Paul, wrote letters to the early churches to encourage them to follow the ways of Jesus and to be passionate about caring for one another and others in their communities. As part of their Confirmation assignment recently, our three Confirmation students – Rihanna Baldwin, Natalie Lane and […]
Sunday, February 13 –Super Bowl Challenge As our Confirmation students – Rihanna Baldwin, Natalie Lane and Chloe Strunk, learned about the importance of the follower named Paul and that he wrote letters to the early churches encouraging them to action, they were assigned to write letters to the congregation of Hope UCC. This past Sunday, […]
From Our Iowa Conference Board of Directors – A Call to Prayer and Solidarity On Tuesday, February 1st, 2022, the first day of Black History Month, more than a dozen bomb threats were made to Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country. The Iowa Conference of the UCC Board of Directors condemns these threats […]
Valentine Creation Event – Bringing Food, Fellowship and Creativity Together The Valentine cards for the Cards and Confections Sale were made by the children and youth of Hope United Church of Christ on Wednesday, February 2, at the Valentine Creation Event. More than 20 adults, children and youth participated in this event that featured a […]