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This Sunday, July 31, beginning at 9:45 a.m. We’ll worship together in ONE service (Communion Celebrated). At 11:00 a.m. we offer education for children and youth and also: “Sunday School Sing” led by S. Michael Shuman, Director of Music Ministry, will meet in the Sanctuary to enjoy old and new songs from the Glory to God hymnal; “A Bird’s-Eye View of the Bible” led by Rev. Phil Butin will meet in the library. At Noon we’ll have a covered dish lunch (as is our tradition on Fifth Sundays), so please bring something delicious to share with the church family. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

This Sunday

Sunday, July 31


"David Becomes King"


2 Samuel 1-10


"Stories of the Kingdom"


Sunday, July 24
Worship Service (Communion Celebrated), 8:30 a.m., Sanctuary
Christian Education for All Ages, 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service, 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary
Outreach Committee, 12:30 p.m., The Commns
UPY Together, 5:00 p.m., Witherspoon

Tuesday, July 26
Presbyterian Women Covenant Group, 10:30 a.m., Upper Witherspoon
Properties Committee, 5:00 p.m., Calvin 201
Fellow"Shape" Yoga, 6:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall

Wednesday, July 27
Men's Breakfast Group, 6:30 a.m., Village Inn
UPY Small Groups, 7:00 p.m., Witherspoon

Thursday, July 28
Intercessory Prayer, 3:30 p.m., Butterfield Trail Village
Fellow"Shape" Zumba, 6:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall

Friday, July 29
Hooks and Needles, 10:00 a.m., Upper Witherspoon

Weekend Update

Recent Sermons

Inspiring Worship
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Spiritual Growth
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Faithful Service
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Loving Relationships
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Generous Stewardship - Part 1
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Generous Stewardship - Part 2
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Welcoming Community
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This summer are worshiping around the theme, “Stories of the Kingdom,” learning specific stories that comprise a small part of God’s larger story. We’ll explore stories of the original establishment of Israel as a kingdom; as God led the people from being a nomadic desert tribe to an established ancient nation-state, and all the adventure it took to get there. These are exciting stories about the godly woman Hannah, the prophet Samuel, King Saul, and King David.  They are stories like ours: of births, deaths, God’s call, conflict, family joys and problems, depression, wars, fears, and hopes. These foundational lessons God’s people learned as they settled down in the promised land and sought stability and security as a people have many applications for us today. Our summer worship services will continue to be led by children, youth, and adults from the congregation, in addition to our pastors and staff. You won’t want to miss any of them!

July 3                “David and Goliath”                       1 Samuel 17
July 10              “Saul and David”                           1 Samuel 18-24           Brianne Christiansen
July 17              “David and Abigail”                        1 Samuel 25
July 24              “David Honors the Troubled King” 1 Samuel 23-26           Kristi Button
July 31              “David Becomes King”                   2 Samuel 1-10
Aug 7                “David and Bathsheeba”                2 Samuel 11-12           Susan Rose
Aug 14              “David and Absalom”                     2 Samuel 13-18

See you this weekend!

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Our FUPC mission: “Called to be a light on the hill, we boldly proclaim and serve Christ, the hope of our changing world.”

Our FUPC vision: “Reaching out as a visible expression of Gods’ grace, we will meet people where they are, inviting all into Christ’s family through engaging worship, fellowship, learning, and service.”

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