Welcome!
No matter who you are or where you are
on life's journey,
you are welcome
at Congregational
United Church of Christ!
308 East 2nd St. N
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-3773
Church Office Hours
10:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
& Thursdays

 
 
 
Worship

 

During our time of pastoral transition, please welcome our neighbor and supply pastor, First Lutheran’s Reverend Mark Holmes, as he leads us in Worship. 

 

In-person Sunday Worship begins at 11:00am and is also broadcast live Sundays beginning at 11:00AM on facebook.com/NewtonUCC.  The service will be posted Tuesdays on facebook.com/NewtonUCC and on our website at www.uccnewton.org.  

Based on the most recent CDC Guidelines:

  • Due to the COVID-19 Delta Variant, masks are required for ALL in person worshippers regardless of their vaccination status.

  • We will not sing the hymn aloud nor will we recite the Lord's Prayer aloud until further notice.

Any additional services (such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, and Maundy Thursday) will be announced in the bulletin insert, on our Facebook page, and here on our website.

Newton Congregational United Church of Christ

Disclaimer: Newton Congregational United Church of Christ cannot guarantee that in-person attendance at a church event will not result in contracting the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 or any other virus, bacteria, or illness

Newton congregational United church of Christ assumes no liability for communicable disease believed to be contracted at the church.  Persons who attend any event at the church do so at their own risk.

For the utmost caution, please wear face masks at all times being sure to cover both your mouth and nose, practice social distancing and avoid touching other attendees, and use hand sanitizer after touching any surfaces or objects.

Please stay home if you have signs of a communicable illness of any kind.

Who We Are
We are a community of God's beloved dedicated to following the teachings of Jesus as we live our faith by loving and serving all of God's creation and striving for justice and peace throughout our community, our nation, and the world.

 

​    Upcoming Events​​​

Sunday Worship has resumed!  Service begins at 11:00am.

Sunday, October 3

  • Worship Service from our Sanctuary with Rev. Mark Holmes at 11:00am or on facebook.com/NewtonUCC or www.uccnewton.org).

Tuesday, October 5

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Thursday, October 7

  • Special Church Council Meeting 6:00pm in the Parish House.  No Book Study.

Sunday, October 10

  • Worship Service from our Sanctuary with Rev. Mark Holmes at 11:00am or streamed live on facebook.com/NewtonUCC.

Tuesday, October 12

  • Musical Moments & Meditation streamed live at 10:00am      at facebook.com/NewtonUCC.

Wednesday, October 13

  • Church Council Meeting 6:00pm in the Parish House.

Thursday, October 14

  • No Book Study.

Sunday, October 17

  • Worship Service from our Sanctuary at 11:00am or streamed live on facebook.com/NewtonUCC.

  • Annual Meeting directly following the church service.

Tuesday, October 19

  • Musical Moments & Meditation streamed live at 10:00am at facebook.com/NewtonUCC.

Thursday, October 21

  • Re-Imagine the World book study 5:30pm in the Parish House and on Zoom.

Sunday, October 24

  • Worship Service from our Sanctuary at 11:00am or streamed live on facebook.com/NewtonUCC.

Thursday, October 28

  • Re-Imagine the World book study 5:30pm in the Parish House and on Zoom.

Sunday, October 31

  • Worship Service from our Sanctuary at 11:00am or streamed live on facebook.com/NewtonUCC.

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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Rev. Mark Holmes, supply pastor

Liturgist, Craig Armstrong

Organist, Bev Thomas

 

Prelude - "Little Chaconne"

Scripture - Mark 10: 2-16

Interlude - "Meditation on Eventide"

Sermon - "Saved by Grace!"

Hymn - "The Lord's Prayer"

Postlude - "Voluntary in F"

 

"Little Chaconne" by, Gregory Hamilton. (c) 2019 Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

"Meditation on Eventide" by, Craig A. Penfield. (c) 2018 Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

"Voluntary in F" by, Robert Lau. (c) 2018 Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

All other music is held within the public domain.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE, License #A-731412. All rights reserved.

MUSICAL MOMENTS & MEDITATION

October 5, 2021

Scriptural reading today was from Psalms 104.

Musical selections:

"Here I Am, Lord" by, Dan Schutte. (c) 1981, 1983, 1989 Daniel L. Schutte and NALR.

"Seed, Scattered and Sown" by, Dan Feiten; arr. Eric Gunnison and R. J. Miller, alt. (c) 1987 Ekklesia Music, Inc.

"Come Share the Lord" by, Bryan Jeffery Leech. (c) 1984, Fred Bock Music Company.

"Take Our Bread" by, Joe Wise. (c) 1966 Joe Wise; used by permission of GIA Publications, Inc.

"Let Us Break Bread Together" African-American spiritual; arr. Carlton R. Youn, 1964, alt. Arr. (c) 1965 The United Methodist Publishing House.

"The Lord's Prayer" by, Albert Hay Malotte, 1935; arr. Donald P. Hustad, 1984. Music (c) 1935 (renewed) G. Schirmer, Inc.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE, License #A-731412. All rights reserved.

You are invited to send your financial offerings to:

Congregational United Church of Christ

308 E Second St. N, Newton, IA 50208

Congregational UCC is excited to offer you the opportunity to give online through Tithe.ly!  You can give by visiting

https://tithe.ly/give?c=1633938

Additionally, you may give by downloading the Tithe.ly app on your smartphone and simply searching for "Newton Congregational United Church of Christ."  Donations may be made using a credit card or a bank account.  Tithe.ly gives those donating the option to cover the fees associated with each online giving transaction if you choose (these fees are lower when giving through your bank account).  Please contact the church office (641-792-3773) If you have any questions or difficulties giving through this new platform.  And, thank you for your continued generosity during these challenging times!