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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, June 26

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

Tuesday, June 28

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

Wednesday, June 15

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

Sunday, July 3

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

Tuesday, July 5

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

Sunday, July 10

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

  • Congregational meeting to vote on the Shared Ministry Covenant immediately following church service. 

Tuesday, July 12

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

Wednesday, July 13

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

Sunday, July 17

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

Tuesday, July 19

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

Sunday, July 24

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

Tuesday, July 26

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

Sunday, July 31

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

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Order of Worship

 

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Order of Worship

 

Liturgist & Supply Pastor - Judy Scheer

Organist - Bev Thomas

 

Prelude - "Jesus Shall Reign"

Scripture - II Kings 2: 1-2, 6-12; Luke 9: 57-62

Sermon - "A Willing Follower"

Hymn #264 - "Where the Spirit of the Lord Is"

Hymn #453 - "Here I Am, Lord"

Postlude - "A Cheerful Trumpet"

 

"Jesus Shall Reign" by Anna Laura Page. (c) 2019 Lorenz Publishing Co., a division of The Lorenz Corporation.

"Where the Spirit of the Lord Is" words and music by Stepen R. Adams. (c) 1973 Pilot Point Music (ASCAP)

"Here I Am, Lord" words and music by Daniel L. Schutte, 1981. Harmon by James Snyder, 1994. (c) 1981 Daniel Schutte and New Dawn Music.

"A Cheerful Trumpet" by Patricia Lou Harris. (c) 2018 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.

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.

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Musical Moment & Meditation

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Marti Barker shares a devotion by Mike Smith entitled, "You Belong to Me."

 

Bev Thomas continues with her selection of favorite and well-known Sunday School songs for children.

 

1. "Step Into the Sunshine" by Clark Gassman. (c) Copyright 1971 by Lexicon Music, Inc., (ASCAP)

2. "Kids Under Construction" by William J. Gaither and Gary S. Paxton. (c) Copyright 1978 by William Gaither (ASCAP) and Christian Grit Music Press (ASCAP)

3. "Tree Song" by Ken Medema. Copyright 1976, (c) 1978 and this arr. (c) 1982 by WORD MUSIC (a division of WORD, INC.)

4. "I Am a Promise" by William J. Gaither. (c) Copyright 1975 by William J. Gaither (ASCAP)

5. "In My Heart There Rings a Melody" by Elton M. Roth. (c) Copyright 1924. Renewal 1951 extended by Hope Publishing Co.

6. "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" trad. Arr. (c) Copyright 1981 by WORD MUSIC (a division of WORD, INC.)

7. "Give Me Oil in My Lamp", unknown. Arr. (c) 1982 by WORD MUSIC (a division of WORD, INC.)

8. "Seek Ye First" by Karen Lafferty. (c) 1972 Maranatha! Music.

9. "O, How I Love Jesus" American Melody. Arr. (c) 1982 by WORD MUSIC (a division of WORD, 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!