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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

 
 
 
Worship

 

During our time of pastoral transition, please welcome our supply pastor, Rev. Mark Holmes as he leads us in Worship. 

 

Please Note:  There are no in-person Sunday services for the remainder of January.  We will have virtual services Sundays the 23rd and 30th of January after which we will re-assess returning to in-person Sunday worship.  Virtual services are 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.  

Any additional services (such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, and Maundy Thursday) will be announced in the weekly update, 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​​​

Our Virtual Service begins at 11:00am on facebook.com/NewtonUCC

Thursday, January 13

  • Book Study, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, by Isabel Wilkerson.  5:00pm Parish House.

 

Tuesday, January 18

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

Thursday, January 20

  • Book Study, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, by Isabel Wilkerson.  5:00pm Parish House.

Sunday, January 23

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

Tuesday, January 18

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

Thursday, January 20

  • Book Study, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, by Isabel Wilkerson.  5:00pm Parish House.

Sunday, January 23

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

Thursday, January 20

  • Book Study, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, by Isabel Wilkerson.  5:00pm Parish House.

Sunday, January 30

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

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

Worship Service

Rev. Mark Holmes, supply pastor

Les Morgan, Liturgist

Bev Thomas, organist

 

Prelude- "When Morning Gilds the Skies"

Scripture - John 2: 1-11

Interlude - "Great Is Thy Faithfulness"

Sermon - "Looking Beyond the Miracle!"

Hymn - "They'll Know We Are Christians"

Postlude - "Blest Be the Tie that Binds"

 

"When Morning Gilds the Skies" by Janet Vogt. (c) 2007 Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

"They'll Know We are Christians" by Peter Scholtes. (c) 1966 FEL Publications, assigned to The Lorenz Corporation.

"Blest Be the Tie that Binds" by Larry Shackley. (c) 2006 Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

 

All other recorded music is 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 & Meditations

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

 

April Faidley shares an updated version of Proverbs 8 1:36, "The Gifts of Wisdom."

 

1. "Speak, O Lord" by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend. Arranged by Mary McDonald. (c) 2006 Thankyou Music (PRS) (adm. worldwide by EMI CMG Publishing excluding Europe which is adm. by kingswaysong.com).

2. "God of All My Days" by Mark Hall and Jason Ingram. Arranged by John Cumberland. (c) 2016 My Refuge Music (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing/Be Essential Songs (Admin. by Essential Music Publishing LLC) Fellow Ships Music (Admin. by Essential Music Publishing LLC)/o Essential Tunes (Admin. by Essential Music Publishing LLC)

3. "There Is a Higher Throne" by Keith and Kristyn Getty. Arranged by Lloyd Larson. (c) 2003 Thankyou Music (PRS) (adm. worldwide by EMI CMG Publishing excluding Europe which is adm. by kingswaysong.com).

 

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!