The First Congregational United Church of Christ (DeWitt, Iowa) Podcast
Episode 39: The Mission Statement

Episode 39: The Mission Statement

January 17, 2021

This week on the podcast, we are keeping it simple with podcast worship, including scripture, sermon, and a time for prayer. And, of course, Pastor Chris provides a little bit of context for our reading this week.

Here's the breakdown (all times are approximate): Worship begins at 0:59, with the scripture at 3:20, sermon at 6:24, and prayer at 21:50. Pastor Chris gives us some context for our scripture at 27:06.

You can learn more about First Congregational United Church of Christ at our website: uccdewitt.org.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod) Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod) Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 38:Who I Used to Be

Episode 38:Who I Used to Be

January 10, 2021

This week on the podcast, we are keeping it simple with podcast worship, including scripture, sermon, and a time for prayer. And, of course, Pastor Chris provides a little bit of context for our reading this week.

Here's the breakdown (all times are approximate): Worship begins at 1:08, with the scripture at 3:32, sermon at 7:36, and prayer at 18:35. Pastor Chris gives us some context for our scripture at 23:50.

You can learn more about First Congregational United Church of Christ at our website: uccdewitt.org.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 37: Where Did You Expect Me to Be?

Episode 37: Where Did You Expect Me to Be?

January 3, 2021

This week on the podcast, we are keeping it simple with podcast worship, including scripture, sermon, and a time for prayer. And, of course, Pastor Chris provides a little bit of context for our reading this week.

Here's the breakdown (all times are approximate): Worship begins at 1:29, with the scripture at 3:59, sermon at 6:24, and prayer at 18:58. Pastor Chris gives us some context for our scripture at 24:17.

You can learn more about First Congregational United Church of Christ at our website: uccdewitt.org.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod) Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod) Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 36: Advent 4/In

Episode 36: Advent 4/In

December 20, 2020

This week on the podcast, we have our fourth prayer session of our Advent series; podcast worship, including scripture, sermon, and a time for prayer; and Pastor Chris provides a little bit of context for our reading this week.

Here's the breakdown (all times are approximate): Our Advent prayers begin at 1:18. Worship is at 10:20, with the scripture at 12:43, sermon at 16:25, and prayer at 26:24. Pastor Chris gives us some context for our scripture at 31:03.

You can learn more about First Congregational United Church of Christ at our website: uccdewitt.org.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod) Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod) Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 35: Advent 3/Vengeance

Episode 35: Advent 3/Vengeance

December 13, 2020

This week on the podcast, we have our third prayer session of our Advent series; podcast worship, including scripture, sermon, and a time for prayer; and Pastor Chris provides a little bit of context for our reading this week.

Here's the breakdown (all times are approximate): Our Advent prayers begin at 1:03. Worship is at 9:49, with the scripture at 11:53, sermon at 14:56, and prayer at 26:08. Pastor Chris gives us some context for our scripture at 31:32.

You can learn more about First Congregational United Church of Christ at our website: uccdewitt.org.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 34: Advent 2/An Almost Unimaginable Act of Faith

Episode 34: Advent 2/An Almost Unimaginable Act of Faith

December 6, 2020

It’s the second week of Advent! Join us for some Advent prayer for the church in all of its wonderful diversity. And, of course, there’s podcast worship, with scripture reading, a sermon, and some time for prayer. Finally, Pastor Chris will provide a little bit of context for our reading today.

Here’s the breakdown for this week (all times are approximate): Our Advent prayers begin at 1:45. Worship starts at 9:45, with the scripture at 11:55, the sermon at 13:28, and prayer at 24:00. Pastor Chris adds a little bit of context to our scripture reading at 28:04.

We aren’t having in-person worship right now due to a resurgence of COVID-19 in our area, but you can find our prerecorded video services on our website: uccdewitt.org.

The scripture readings this week were Joel 2:12-13 and 28-29. Those links will take you to the NRSV version of the readings.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 33: Advent 1/Unintended Consequences

Episode 33: Advent 1/Unintended Consequences

November 29, 2020

It’s the first Sunday of Advent! In this episode, we bring an Advent program on prayer to the podcast. Then we have worship, including scripture, sermon, and a time for prayer. Finally, Pastor Chris will spend some time with our reading from Daniel.

Here’s the breakdown for this week (all times are approximate):

Our Advent prayers begin at 1:48. Worship begins at 9:13, with our scripture reading at 11:22, the sermon at 16:54, and prayer at 31:05. Pastor Chris dives a little bit into Daniel at 36:23.

We aren’t having in-person worship right now due to a resurgence of COVID-19 in our area, but you can find our prerecorded video services on our website: uccdewitt.org.

The scripture reading this week was Daniel 6:6-27. That link will take you to the NRSV version of the reading.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 32: The Promise is Still There

Episode 32: The Promise is Still There

November 22, 2020

We’re keeping it simple again on this week’s episode. We have our podcast worship service and a dive into our scripture from the book of Jeremiah. Next week, we begin Advent, and we’ll have our Advent program (such as it is during COVID) on prayer for a our main segment during that season.

Here’s the breakdown for this week (all times are approximate):

Worship starts at 1:53, with scripture at 4:16, sermon at 9:04, and prayer at 21:28. Pastor Christ dives a little deeper into our scripture from the book of Jeremiah at 25:55.

You can join us for in-person worship in our sanctuary at 9:30 on Sunday mornings. You can also find our prerecorded video services on our website: uccdewitt.org.

The scripture readings week were some selections from Jeremiah 36, plus Jeremiah 31:31-34. Those links will take you to the NRSV version of the readings.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod
Link:
https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama
License:
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link:
https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link:
https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 31: After the Election

Episode 31: After the Election

November 8, 2020

We’ve spent the fall following along with our confirmation curriculum. Today is the last day of confirmation for the fall and it’s a ‘confirmands only’ session, so this podcast episode is just worship and a little dive into the book of Jonah. 

A quick housekeeping announcement that there will be no episode next week (November 15).

Here’s the breakdown for this week (all times are approximate):

Worship starts at 1:50, with scripture at 4:21, the sermon at 11:38, and prayer at 23:39. Pastor Chris dives a little deeper into the Book of Jonah at 27:19.

You can join us for in-person worship in our sanctuary at 9:30 on Sunday mornings. You can also find our prerecorded video services on our website: uccdewitt.org.

The scripture reading this week was, more or less, the book of Jonah. That link will take you to the NRSV version of the reading.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Episode 30: Reconciliation and Sanctification / Haunted

Episode 30: Reconciliation and Sanctification / Haunted

November 1, 2020

This week, Pastor Christ talks about reconciliation and sanctification. Then, of course, we have worship, including a scripture reading, sermon, and our All Souls’ Sunday Remembrance of the Dead. Finally, Pastor Chris dives a little deeper into our scripture reading today and provides a little bit of context.

Here’s the breakdown for this week (all times are approximate):

Pastor Chris talks about reconciliation and sanctification at the 2 minute mark. Worship starts at 13:14, with the scripture at the 16 minute mark, the sermon at 21:27, and our All Souls’ Day remembrance of the dead at 33:45. Pastor Chris then adds a little context to our scripture reading at 38:47/

You can join us for in-person worship in our sanctuary. at 9:30 on Sunday mornings. You can also find our prerecorded video services on our website: uccdewitt.org.

The scripture reading this week was 1 Kings 17:1-24. That link will take you to the NRSV version of the reading.

Music in this episode includes:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (performed by Kevin MacLeod)
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3837-gymnopedie-no-1
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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