God is Still Speaking!
Come listen with us!
No matter who you are or where you are
on life's journey,
you are welcome
United Church of Christ!
308 East 2nd St. N
Newton, IA 50208
Church Office Hours
10:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays
(not open to the public)
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.
Rev. Jessica Petersen
During our time of pastoral transition, we will continue to join Grinnell UCC for online worship. Be sure to sign up for our weekly church emails to stay informed regarding how to connect to each service.
Worship services are held every Sunday morning in our beautiful church sanctuary.
Worship begins at 10:00am.
Refreshments follow at 11:15am.
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 our website.
All in-person activities (including Sunday worship) have been canceled until further notice to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.
Stay tuned for information regarding virtual meetings.
Wednesday, September 30
Special Church Council Meeting @ 6:00PM, via Zoom
Thursday, October 1
How to be An Antiracist Book Study @ 5:30PM to 6:30PM, via Zoom (click link below)
Sunday, October 4
Virtual Worship Service with Grinnell UCC, access anytime (access information is available via email)
Virtual Refreshments @ 11:30AM, via Zoom (click link below)
CROP Walk@ 1:30PM (Registration), 2:00PM (Walk Begins). Because of COVID-19, there are two walking options: 1) Walkers can meet and walk with or without masks, although masks are preferred; 2) Walkers may collect pledges and walk at their own leisure. There will be no reception at the event's end. Donation envelopes are available at the Church office. Make checks out to CWS/CROP. Please place your donation in an envelope with your name on it and drop it in the church.
Most Recent Worship Service
Below, please find the Service from Sunday, September 27, 2020. The Scripture reading was from Deuteronomy 34:1-12. Rev. Petersen-Mutai's sermon was entitled, "A View from the Mountaintop."
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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
Additional 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!