Communion Sunday Celebration

August 1, 2020

Newark Valley United Church of Christ will be worshiping both online and at the church at 11 AM on Sunday, August 2, 2020.  At the church, we all observe social distancing, use hand sanitizer, and wear face masks.

Rev. Barbara Schwartz will lead worship.  Scripture lessons are Psalm 17.1-9,15 and Job 19.1-29.  The sermon title is “Hope.”
We will observe the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Communion) at the church and online.  If you are joining us at home, please gather  a piece of bread or some crackers and wine or fruit juice of your choice before the service begins.  If you are joining us at the church, you may bring your own bread, gluten-free crackers, wine, or fruit juice if you wish.  We will provide bread, gluten-free crackers, wine, and grape juice for distribution in ways that minimize contact.
All are welcome!


Please Join Us at our Sunday Service at 11 AM. Note: We will be Online Only.

July 18, 2020

Sermon title: Finding a vision for what’s next, by John Schwartz

Sermon Theme: The future will be different in many ways from the recent past. How can we envision what it can be. Scripture has some suggestions.

Readings: Genesis 1.1 – 2.4, Isaiah 25:1-10, Luke 1:39-56, Galatians 5:1-13


July 12th Sunday Video Worship Service

July 12, 2020

Our July 12th Sunday Celebration will be at 11 AM.. Join us in person or on Facebook Live.

July 11, 2020

Sunday Service for July 5th

July 6, 2020

Join Us for our Communion Sunday Service at 11 AM in Person or Online

July 5, 2020
This Sunday, Rev Barbara Schwartz will be leading our service and the sermon title is “When Bad Things Happen to Good People.” The scripture lessons are Job 2.11- 3.10, Job 4.1-9, and Job 7.1-6, 12-21.


We are celebrating the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Communion). People who are worshiping with us on the Newark Valley UCC Facebook live stream are encouraged to use bread or crackers and wine or fruit juice of their choice at home. People attending the 11:00 AM service at the church may bring their own pieces of bread or crackers and wine or juice if they wish. We will have bread and gluten free crackers, and wine and grape juice. The elements will be served in contact-minimizing ways.

Sunday June 28th Service

June 29, 2020
Jesus Gave us the Roadmap so How Did we Lose Our Way?

Please Join Us Sunday! Service at 11 am in the church or online.

June 27, 2020
The Sermon Title is: Lost and Found: We Have the Map! How Did We Lose Our Way?

This Sunday, June 28, at 11 AM we will have both the on-line service as in the past and will be have worship in the Church for the first time in a long time. Cathy Young will be leading worship.  The Focus Bible Passage will be Matthew 10: 28-42

The service will be broadcast simultaneously on-line using Facebook at: Newark Valley UCC. 

We are delighted to have you worshiping with us, either in person or on-line.

These protocols for in person worship are based on 

New York Conference and CDC guidelines. 

If you are not feeling well please attend our on-line Facebook worship.

Please wear a face mask as you enter the building and leave it on until you leave the building and are away from others. We will have extra mask available. Use both front doors that will be open. 

Please use the hand sanitizer as you enter the building and then move directly to your seat. 

Please sit with other family members in the places marked by post-it-notes on the backs of the pews. This will maintain appropriate 6 foot spacing. 

Any printed materials and hand outs will be at your seat. If you need more they will be available. We will not be using the pew bibles or hymnals.

There will be music during the service but we will refrain from congregational singing. 

Greetings and passing the peace will be done by waving from our seats in the pews.

There will be no coffee hour but the chapel restroom will be open. 

There will be boxes for you to drop off your offering as you leave the service. 


Please Join Us Sunday at 11 am

June 20, 2020
The Lord is My Shepherd

Please Join Us!
Online Facebook Live Worship Sunday at 11 am.
Sermon Title: Green Pastures
Sermon Theme: A different aspect of Psalm 23
Scripture Readings: Psalm 23, 1 Kings 19:11-13, Psalm 46: 8-10, Luke 10: 25-37


Sunday June 14th Service Live Stream

June 14, 2020