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Church Camp – – it’s not too late to sign up for the BEST. WEEK. EVER!

Sign up for Church Camp!
It’s not too late to sign up for the Best. Week. Ever! Check out the available camps near us at Okoboji UMC Camp @ or stop by the church office to pick up a camp brochure. And there are other UMC camps, so check out all the options! Call the church office if you need more information!



Save the Date for VBS and spread the Word!

Help spread the word about our upcoming VBS program on June 25th – 28th.  We are asking that you please help children get their registration forms filled in and back to the church office ASAP… hopefully by June 8th.  Early registration is very helpful in planning.   Registration forms are available the Public Libraries, or you can download  and print the registration link: VBS 2018 Registration form.  So, invite your friends, neighbors, and grand-kids to grab a registration form and sign up today!

We also ask that you be praying for the children who will be attending VBS, the camp staff, as well as, those serving and helping to bring this special week together.

We HOPE” to see you and your friends all there!!

Summer Worship Schedule starts Sunday, June 3rd

Our summer worship schedule begins this Sunday, June 3rd.

The 8:30 a.m. worship service will be at PLOVER all summer.

The 10:30 a.m. worship service will be at POCAHONTAS.

(Sunday School will resume next September in Poky.)

Come join us at whichever worship service fits best in your schedule.    We “HOPE” to see you there!

It’s Official! We have a full-time pastor!

Hope UMC is excited to announce that Pastor Kristine Frank has officially been assigned to serve our church! All good things come to those who wait!

Come join us for worship at Havelock @ 8:30 or at Poky @ 10:00 to officially welcome our new pastor!  We “HOPE” to see you there!

Hope UMC Church is CANCELLED (April 15, 2018)

There will be NO CHURCH at Hope UMC today, Sunday, April 15th, due to our Spring Blizzard!

Please help pass the word!

Stay home and stay safe!!

NOTE Change in Services for tomorrow, Sunday, April 15th

Please note these changes for Hope UMC tomorrow, Sunday, April 15, 2018:

  • No worship service at Havelock @ 8:30 am
  • No Sunday School classes at Poky @ 9:30 am

There WILL BE worship at 10:30 am at the Poky Center at this point.  Watch here for any updates/changes.

Stay safe and be careful when you go out and about!

Amazing Grace – in unique versions!

Gotta love the gift of both music and laughter!!   Enjoy, and I dare you not to laugh!!  🙂

Good Friday Services

Join us for the ecumenical Good Friday worship services at St. Peter Lutheran Church tonight (March 30th) at 7:00.

God loved us enough  that He sent his only son to die for all of our sins…so that we could be with him forever.  Now that’s love!

Holy Week

Holy Week began with Palm Sunday, and is followed this week first with Maundy Thursday.

  • We will have our Maundy Thursday service at 7:00 on March 29th, with communion.
  • There will be an ecumenical Good Friday service on Friday, March 30th @ St. Peter’s Lutheran Church @ 7:00 pm.

Easter Worship Service will be at 8:30 am in Havelock and at 10:30 am in Pocahontas.

Let’s celebrate this great gift given to us – – God’s own son, who loves us so much that He was willing to die for our sins so we can spend eternity with Him.  Now, that’s a REAL gift!

Free Saturday Supper – March 17, 2017

Join us for our FREE Saturday Supper tonight for St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) from 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Grab a friend and come join us. And, a little leprechaun has hinted that there may even be some fun and games added to the night. (hint: who can solve this riddle? “There was a farmer had a dog and _______ was his name-oh!”) We “HOPE” to see you there!