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January 27, 2019 Worship

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.


1-27-2019 beatitudes

Scripture: Matthew 5:1-20 (p. 882, Pew Bible)

Focus Scripture – “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” (Matthew 5:6-9)

Message: Beatitudes

Theme: God blesses all who strive to follow God’s laws of justice, peace, and love.

Hymns We Will Sing:

*HYMN #729 “Lord I Want to Be a Christian” (I WANT TO BE A CHRISTIAN)

 *HYMN #727    “Let Me Be Your Servant”    (THE SERVANT SONG)

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

Prayer of the Day: O Lord, your son came as the fulfillment of your law. Continue to lift up all who are oppressed in this world, that they might know your blessing and receive the joy you have promised. Amen.


Worship Cancelled for 1-20-19

  • FPCU’s Worship Service, in addition to all other activities at the church, are now CANCELLED for Sunday, January 20 due to the Winter Storm and Travel Advisories
  • Our Annual Meeting will now take place on January 27
  • The Trumansburg Food Pantry which was to be this Monday, January 21, will instead take place on Monday, January 28
Please stay warm and safe through the storm and extreme temperatures which are expected following the storm!

Winter Storm Plans for FPCU and Food Pantry


Dear Friends,

Due to the Winter Storm Warning that we are under from Saturday, 1-19, through Sunday, 1-20, we want you to know what current plans are:

  • All FPCU events – other than Worship – will be canceled for this Sunday including Breakfast, Sunday Studies, Choir, and our Annual Meeting.
  • We will postpone our FPCU Annual meeting and Lunch until next Sunday, 1-27-19. We would need 20 people to make a quorum and do not think that is logical given the storm warning. We hope you will plan on attending next Sunday following worship.
  • At this time we intend to have 10 a.m. Worship on Sunday, but that may change depending on the weather. We will update with any changes. As always, please be safe and do not get out if you judge it is unwise to do so at your home.
  • Food Pantry Plans – Sue Ulrich has let us know that if the Trumansburg School system is closed on Monday, the Food Pantry will also be closed and will be instead on the first-day school reopens. If that happens, we hope volunteers will be able to come help on that day.

To see all our events, check out our FPCU Calendar.

Blessings –
Pastor Cheryl