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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

 

Please Note:  We have resumed in-person worship.  Services are also broadcast live Sundays beginning at 11:00AM on facebook.com/NewtonUCC.  The service will also 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.

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.

 

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.

​    Upcoming Events​​​

Our in-person worship service begins Sundays at 11:00am, and is livestreamed on facebook.com/NewtonUCC

Sunday, May 22

  • Worship Service in person at 11:00am or streamed live on facebook.com/NewtonUCC.  

Tuesday, May 24

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

Sunday, May 29

  • Worship Service in person at 11:00am or streamed live on facebook.com/NewtonUCC. 

Tuesday, May 31

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

Sunday, June 5

  • Worship Service in person at 11:00am or streamed live on facebook.com/NewtonUCC. 

Tuesday, June 7

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

Wednesday, June 8

  • Church Council meeting 6:00pm at the Parish House.

Sunday, June 12

  • Worship Service in person at 11:00am or streamed live on facebook.com/NewtonUCC. 

Tuesday, June 14

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

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Order of Worship

Sunday, May 22, 2021

 

Liturgist & Presenter - Jenni Pryke

Organist - Bev Thomas

 

Prelude - "On Eagle's Wings"

Scripture - Acts 16: 9-15

Interlude - "Bring Many Names"

Sermon - "Reverence" by Rev. Sumner Gill, 1977.

Hymn #365 - "Wash, O God, Your Sons & Daughters"

Hymn #701 - "Shall We Gather at the River"

Postlude - "Before the Throne of God Above"

 

"On Eagle's Wings" by Michael Joncas. (c) 1979, Jan Michael Joncas, Published by OCP.

"Bring Many Names" by Brian Wren, 1987. (c) 1989 Hope Publishing Co.

"Wash, O God, Your Sons and Daughters" words by Ruth Duck, 1987, rev. 1993. Music attr. A. F. White, 1844; harm. James H. Wood, 1958. Words (c) 1987 GIA Publishing Co.; harm. (c) 1958, renewed 1986, Broadman Press, assigned to Van Ness Press.

"Before the Throne of God Above" by Charities Lee Bancroft and Vikki Cook. Arranged by Larry Shackley. Copyright (c) 1997 and this arrangement (c) 2013 Sovereign Grace Worship (ASCAP) (adm. at EMICMGPublishing.com)

 

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 & Meditation

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

 

Pastor Emeritus David Raymond tells of the devotion and patriotism surrounding the Global, National, and Local events of 1917 in honor of Memorial Day.

 

Bev Thomas plays the following on the piano:

1. "I Will Sing of My Redeemer" by Gina Sprunger. (c) 2016 Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

2. "They'll Know We Are Christians by Our Love" by Mark Hayes. (c) 1966 F.E.L. Church Pub., Ltd. Assigned 1991 to Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

3. "Fairest Lord Jesus" by Ruth Schram. (c) 2011 Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

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!