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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
(not open to the public)

 
 
 
Worship

 

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 normally 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 on our website.

Newton Congregational United Church of Christ
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​​​

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.​​​​​​

Sunday, April 4

  • Live-Streamed Easter Worship Service from our own Sanctuary!  Join us on facebook.com/NewtonUCC at 10:45am

  • Virtual Refreshments @ 11:30am, via Zoom (click link below)

Wednesday, April 7

  • Church Council Meeting 6:00pm via Zoom.

Thursday, April 8

  • Fourth week of the Thursday Evening Book Study, "The Last Week," 5:30pm via Zoom (click link below)

Sunday, April 11

  • Virtual Worship Service in our sanctuary with Rev. Mark Holmes (access available from facebook.com/NewtonUCC or www.uccnewton.org)

  • Virtual Refreshments @ 11:30am, via Zoom (click link below)

Thursday, April 15

  • Fifth week of the Thursday Evening Study, "The Last Week," 5:30pm via Zoom (click link below)

Sunday, April 18 

  • Virtual Worship Service in our sanctuary with Rev. Mark Holmes (access available from facebook.com/NewtonUCC or www.uccnewton.org)

  • Virtual Refreshments @ 11:30am, via Zoom (click link below)

Thursday, April 22

  • Sixth week of the Thursday Evening Study, "The Last Week," 5:30pm via Zoom (click link below)

Sunday, April 25 

  • Virtual Worship Service in our sanctuary with Rev. Mark Holmes (access available from facebook.com/NewtonUCC or www.uccnewton.org)

  • Virtual Refreshments @ 11:30am, via Zoom (click link below)

Thursday, April 29

  • Seventh and final week of the Thursday Evening Study, "The Last Week," 5:30pm via Zoom (click link below)

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VIRTUAL SERVICE

SUNDAY, May 2, 2021

5th Sunday after Easter

 

Reverend Mark Holmes

Liturgist Larry Leitner

Pianist Bev Thomas

Sermon: "Good Connections"

Prelude: "Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee", by John B. Dykes

Interlude: "Open My Eyes, That I May See", by Clara H. Scott

Postlude: "Jesus, What a Friend for Sinners", by Rowland H. Prichard

Music performed is within the public domain unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved. Permission to podcast the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE, License #A-731412.

MUSICAL MOMENTS & MEDITATION

This week's Musical Moments & Meditation Marti Barker shares a list of paradoxical commandments.

 

Bev Thomas' Musical selections include the following:

Please join Marti Barker as she shares her reflections on Keith Kent 's. Bev Thomas plays for you the following musical selections:

1. "Jesus the Very Thought of Thee", by John B. Dykes

2. "Be Unto Your Name", by Lynn DeShazo and Gary Sadler, arranged by Gary Sadler.

3. "Jesus, What a Friend for Sinners", by Rowland H. Prichard

4. "One True God", by Matt Redman, Chris Tomlin, and Steven Curtis Chapman, arranged by Matt Schinke

All rights reserved. Permission to Pocast through ONE LICENSE, License #A-731412. All other songs recorded are part of the public domain.

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!