Holiday Goodies for your holiday celebrations! New and gently used Christmas decorations, ornaments and trees. Garden pantry with a wonderful array of home-canned produce, jams, and jellies. Crafts, handmade gift items, stocking stuffers, and Rada knives. Delicious baked goods ready for your holiday gatherings! The “Candy Bar”–full of sweet treats! Lunch will be served.
Delicious roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, coleslaw, bread, and dessert. $14.00 for ages 12 & up, donation for kids under 12. Carry-out only.
Save the Date – Women’s Fellowship – Monday, March 14 – 5:30 p.m. Women’s Fellowship, a group for all women of Hope UCC, will gather for a general potluck supper on Monday, March 14, at 5:30 pm. Each person attending is invited to bring a favorite dish. A short program and business meeting will follow […]
Ash Wednesday Service Ash Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten period leading up to Easter. The ashes symbolize both death and repentance. During Lent, Christians are to show repentance for their sins. We will gather together on Wednesday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. as we enter the Lenten season with the observance of Ash Wednesday. […]
Hope UCC Book Club Chooses Banned Book for February Selection Iowa has been all over the news with the state legislators proposing to make it a crime to have a banned book in the school library. So as a small form of resistance, Hope UCC’s Book Club will read John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men; this […]
Mardi Gras Sunday – Sunday, February 27 We are celebrating Mardi Gras Sunday at Hope United Church on February 27! Our worship service features performing artists: Luke Busch, Marty Busch, Tim Crumley, Craig Dove, Justin Martin, Rich Martin, and Eddie Piccard as they offer their gifts of music and song as we have fun with […]
Singles’ Luncheon – Sunday, February 20 Our next Singles’ Luncheon is scheduled for Sunday, February 20, following worship. This event will feature lunch (cost if $5/person), provided by Cathy Boeset, and a time of fellowship with conversation and game playing. Bring your appetite and laughter. In the future, meals can be provided by anyone who […]
Cards and Confections: Valentine Sale Our children and youth, along with members and friends of the congregation, will have Valentine cards and confections for sale following worship today and again next Sunday. The proceeds from the sale of these items will support the mission and ministry of Last Hope Animal Rescue as voted on by […]
Mark Your Calendar – Blood Drive – Thursday, February 10 We are hosting a blood drive, Thursday, February 10, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be bringing their mobile bus to our parking lot for this drive. There are protocols in place to keep all donors and workers as safe […]
UCC National Youth Event Conference for Leaders On February 7-8, the national setting will offer a virtual conference for 100 youth ministers and leaders to reimagine youth ministry, National Youth Event, and other events for the future. Registration can be done through: https://web.cvent.com/event/8c031053-bf2c-4a35-91a9-d5fc152acd10/summary Additionally, we are asking anyone who has regular contact with youth in […]
Valentine Creation Event – Wednesday, February 2 ~ 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Come and enjoy a time of fun, art and fellowship as our all of our children and youth are invited to our Valentine Creation Event on Wednesday, February 2, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. We’ll enjoy pizza, drinks and dessert while making lots of […]
There will be a meeting of Women’s Fellowship after church Sunday, January 23rd. We will be discussion the future plans for the group, including our fundraising efforts. All are welcome to join our discussion.