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July 21, 2019 – Hebrews Series – Week 2

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

Scripture: Hebrews 2:10-18 (p. 1092, Pew Bible) and Matthew 12:46-50 (p. 891, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “Because he himself was tested by what he suffered, he is able to help those who are being tested. (Hebrews 2:18)

Message: “Praise for Those Being Tested”

Theme: Jesus came as equal to humanity and experienced the best and worst of what it means to be human. His sacrifice means that suffering will not have the final say.

Hymns We Will Sing:

HYMN #275      “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”      (EIN’ FESTE BURG)

HYMN #418   “Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling” (SOFTLY AND TENDERLY)

HYMN #840          “When Peace Like a River”         (VILLE DU HAVRE)

Prayer of the Day: Holy Lord, you became one of us to know fully our human experience. Make us one with you in the mission to proclaim your gospel to all on earth. Amen.

 

July 14, 2019 – FPCU Hosts the TAC Lake Service

We’ll Worship at the Lake on July 14  as FPCU Hosts the TAC Lake Service 

On Sunday, July 14, the congregation of FPCU will not worship in town but instead will worship with our friends from the Trumansburg Area Churches at 8 a.m. at the North Point of Taughannock Falls State Park on Lake Cayuga as we host this week’s TAC Lake Service. Following worship, we will share a dish-to-pass brunch by the shores of the lake. Please bring your lawn chairs for the service. We invite you to bring a dish-to-pass and your table service for brunch. All are invited and welcome!

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

 

 Scripture: Hebrews 1:1-4 (p. 1091, Pew Bible) and John 1:1-5 (p. 968, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days, he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. He is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact imprint of God’s very being, and he sustains all things by his powerful word.” (Hebrew 1:1-3)

Message: “God Has Spoken”

Theme: God still speaks to us. We can listen for God.

Hymns We Will Sing:

HYMN #664   “Morning Has Broken”         (BUNESSAN)

HYMN #693    “Though I May Speak”   (O WALY WALY)

HYMN #700   “I’m Gonna Live So God Can Use Me”      (I’M GONNA LIVE)

Prayer of the Day: God of wisdom, you are speaking even when we are not listening. Tune our ears to hear what you are telling us, in this day, in this world, for the life of your people.  Amen.

July 7, 2019 –Psalms Series – 4th Week

We hope you will join us for worship each week. Here is some information that you might like to have about this week’s worship service.

Scripture: Psalm 40:1-10 (p. 502-3, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God.” (Psalm 40:3a)

Message: “A New Song”

Theme: Faith is a delicate practice of awareness and the interpretation of our life’s experiences. The psalmist sees and acknowledges what God has done, and recognizes God’s faithfulness. God’s abundant love helps the psalmist grow in faith.

Hymns We Will Sing:

HYMN #451   “Open My Eyes, That I May See”       (OPEN MY EYES)

HYMN #353     “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”        (SOLID ROCK)

HYMN #611   “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”               (HYMN TO JOY)

Prayer of the Day: Abundant God, You have been forever faithful to your children. Draw forth our praise and gratitude for all that we have received in your name.  Amen.