Hope United Methodist Church

Marshalltown, IA

Join us for Worship, Sundays at 8:15am and 10:45am with Sunday school at 9:30.

Wherever you are in your faith journey, Hope United Methodist Church welcomes and affirms all persons without regard to any thing which threatens to divide God’s family.  We are a caring church; we commit ourselves to loving acts of invitation, hospitality and reconciliation, providing ministry to, for and with all persons.

I attended a funeral at Hope for a friend. I really enjoyed the service and that led me to joining Hope church.


I love the tradition of music at Hope.  Music is lifted in praise to God through the choirs, chimes, children, instrumentalist and dance. Truly the presence of the Lord is felt through the music.


I recently came to the Distribution Center at Hope following the Tornado. I came feeling uneasy about asking for help but I had lost so much and needed help for my family. I was greeted with smiles, assurances and felt very welcome. I left feeling grateful and a little less overwhelmed by my situation.

Marshalltown citizen impacted by the Tornado

Hope is the most welcoming church I have attended.


I was a former Wonderful Wednesday student. My child will be eligible next year and I’m excited that she will be able to participate. It’s a safe place to go where you feel that the adults care. The program helps kids get a good start. Wonderful Wednesday is awesome.

Hope Neighbor


Hope United Methodist 2017 Woman of the Year Announced

Each year, Hope United Methodist Women chooses a woman to be honored who has been active in the life of Hope UMC and the community. On January 28, Joyce was named “Woman of the Year” during Sunday services. Joyce is a wife, a mother, and a grandmother. She contributes...

Hope UMC Mission Team Returns from Marion, Virginia

Hope United Methodist Church, 2203 S. 3rd Avenue, sponsored an Intergenerational Mission Trip to Project Crossroads, in Marion, Virginia from June 17-25. The idea to work at Project Crossroads developed after Mark Stransky visited Hope in the Spring of 2016. He is a...

Hope UMC Supports Meals From The Heartland

Hope United Methodist Church sent volunteers to help package meals for Meals From the Heartland. Meals From the Heartland, which is located in W. Des Moines, empowers people to feed the hungry by packaging meals for people around the globe, across the United States...

Ministry of Laity

11-3-18 Today we embark on something new on our Hope website. A blog is born! Every couple of weeks we will publish a blog on a topic we feel drawn to share. We hope that the blogs will challenge, encourage and help you reflect on your own personal faith journey. I'm...

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