Oct 25, 2020

OUR SUNDAY WORSHIP

BULLETIN

OPENING SONG

Here I Am to Worship

Michelle Maiers – vocals
Meg McGarry – vocals
Kevin Loeper – vocals
Dave Benziger – guitar
Jim Molina – piano

PRAYER

Rev. Mike Daly

CHILDREN'S MESSAGE

“Loving God, Loving Each Other”

Martha Mendoza

THE LORD'S PRAYER

Michelle Maiers – Vocals
Jim Molina – Piano

Offertory

"By Your Mercy"

Michelle Maiers - vocals
Meg McGarry vocals
Kevin Loeper - vocals
Al Thurkow - vocals
Jim Molina - piano

READING

Matthew 23:1-12 NRSV

Rev. Suzy Daly

MESSAGE

"Seeing Past the Mask"

Rev. Mike Daly

CLOSING HYMN

My Jesus I Love Thee

Meg McGarry – vocals
Dave Benziger – guitar
Jim Molina – piano

Prayer Request

Please know that we are here for your spiritual needs. Please send a prayer request and we will include you in our prayer chain. If you need a call please let us know. Our prayers are with you now and always.

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love and sound judgment.” 2 Timothy 1:7

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those directly affected by COVID-19.
We pray for the health workers attending to the sick and for the scientists and agencies working quickly to find answers.

Church building open
Worship continues online and in house

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Spiritual resources are available on our website and the United Church of Christ website www.ucc.org

Local ministry
for the global good

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Fun and Exploration
Children gain biblical knowledge and receive spiritual guidance through activities, games, and conversation
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who we are

Christmas Cantata 2019
The Chancel Choir presents our annual Christmas Cantata.
Passing the Peace
Every Sunday we greet each other with a "passing of the peace". A friendly smile and warm welcome greets all.
Christmas Pageant
Our youth present a Christmas Pageant filled with story, songs, and drama!
Singing Hymns
We sing the traditional hymns and raise our voice in song!
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what we do

WORSHIP

Our worship is both traditional and contemporary. We are rooted in the traditions of our faith but seek fresh and creative expressions for today.

MISSIONS

First Congregational has a rich legacy of mission work. We respond to God’s call to know and love our brothers and sisters in our community and around the world.

GROUPS

Every group at First Congregational is different and unique. Some share a meal or study a book, but the main goal is to share a life together, serve and draw closer through care, connection, and events.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

We are individuals with hopes, dreams, questions, and fears.  We are stressed-out parents trying to lead lives that express our values.  We are children needing positive connections to form our life’s foundation. We are friends holding steady through each other’s peaks and valleys.  We are a community of imperfect people following the teachings of Christ.

We are called to act as Global Citizens, aware of the ways we are connected to all of God’s Creation.  We intentionally seek to nurture the light of God within and share it in a complex world that needs healing. We believe God’s love is inclusive and unconditional.

We believe in Christ and Christ’s work of redemption and reconciliation in every generation.This is why we are committed to listening for God’s “still speaking” voice for our lives and in the world today. No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here. We believe in extravagant welcome and our communion table is open to all who seek to know God’s grace and Christ’s presence. We advocate justice for all including the environment and believe the church’s mission changes lives.

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all saints day

Sunday Nov 1st 10am

All Saints Sunday, November 1st. On this special day, we remember and honor friends and family who have died. Paper Memorial Crosses printed with our loved one’s names will be on display in the church foyer through November. Please contact the church office if you would like to add a name.

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