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Faith in Action Sunday – Pictures

by Administrator

These are pictures from our Faith in Action Sunday held July 30th at Hope United Church of Christ. About 50 individuals worked together to do the following projects: • Making a meal for the guests of Willis Dady Shelter • Finishing quilts for Camp Courageous • Cutting pieces out of denim to make shoes • […]

Youth Can Drive

by Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein

Can Drive to Support Youth Going to UCC National Youth Event ~ Saturday, April 23 Bring your refundable cans and plastic bottles to the Youth Can Drive on April 23 from 9am-12pm and save yourself the frustration of punching all those drink containers into the return machines at the store. All refundable cans and plastic […]

Summer Worship Will Feature Special Music and More

by Administrator

Even with vacation plans, time away at the lake, or just trying to enjoy the lazy days of summer, you will not want to miss the many great opportunities to be a part of the worship experiences planned for the upcoming summer months at Hope United Church of Christ. Here is just a small sampling […]

Hope Choir – Mini-Cantata Open to All

by Administrator

The choir is planning a “mini” cantata to be performed during worship on 12/21. We’d like to invite you to sing along with us! All are welcome to join in this musical celebration of Christmas. The rehearsals schedule is below. We only ask that you make “most of” the rehearsals. We understand that there will […]

A Church Alive with the Spirit of God

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By: Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein I recently heard that there is some concern that there just might be too much going on at Hope United Church of Christ.  As a person who highlights my calendar to make sure I can keep track of events and appointments, my schedule is filled with color.  Special events for celebrating […]

Our Stuff

by Administrator

By: Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein Oh my!  Oh my!  Oh my!  I cannot believe how much stuff has been brought in for the garage sale, which will take place beginning tomorrow.  There have been numerous volunteers, at least sixteen according to my count, who have been very busy getting the room ready, and then sorting, stacking, […]


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By: Pastor Mary Beth Hartenstein As we are on the verge of the opening day of yet another Hog Wild Days Event, I have been thinking about the 80/20 rule, otherwise known as Pareto Principle or the Rule of the Vital Few.  Most, if not all of you reading this posting, are familiar with this principle.  Named after an […]

Hope UCC Kids Present 365 Days of Christmas

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The Sunday School kids of Hope United Church of Christ gave an amazing performance of their program, 365 Days of Christmas, last Sunday. Thanks to all the teachers, students and parents for all their hard work! [flickr_set id=”72157638776575096″]

Once Again Christmas, Once Again A Big Hit

by Administrator

Once Again Christmas was once again a big hit! Hopefully you found time to make your way to Hope United Church of Christ on Saturday to take in all of the Christmas decor. The church was absolutely packed with angles, dancing santas, toys, ornaments, lights, garland, trees, glassware, books, stockings, homemade goodies, handmade furniture and […]

Trivia Night Success

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Congratulations on a great Trivia Night event!  Over 50 people on seven teams gathered on Friday, November 8, for a time of fellowship that was then followed by a great time of answering questions.  Everyone brought an appetizer to share and drinks for their team. The theme of the night was cities. 10 rounds of […]