Pentecost Sunday at IUCC

On Pentecost Sunday, we will pray for a new day of justice and peace. All are welcome to join in online worship as we chart new ways of living and worshipping.

Posted by Irvine United Congregational Church on Sunday, May 31, 2020

You can share weekly worship at IUCC as we come together online at either here on the IUCC home page or at www.facebook.com/irvineucc. A worship bulletin that you can download and print is available here. Announcements at 10:55 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. with the prelude.

MYP Director David Perez will be posting a Sunday School video for our young people and families on the MYP Facebook page. Click here on Sunday morning to find it!

Check the Friday update email from Steve for how to join in the virtual coffee hour after the service. It’s a Zoom meeting and because of possible security concerns, we’re not publishing the address here. Email iucc@iucc.org if you’re not getting the emails or search for Friday Update from Steve in your mail program.

From IUCC Moderator Renae Boyum: Update to Spring Congregational Meeting date

Because of the Covid-19 emergency and the Governor of California’s order to avoid large gatherings and practice physical distancing, the Administration and Ministries Boards unanimously voted to move the Spring Congregational Meeting from May 17 to June 28, 2020. READ MORE

You can make your contribution to IUCC’s work and witness at: https://www.iucc.org/giving/give-online

The week at IUCC

  • Bible Study with Ken Wyant on Tuesday at 4 p.m. via Zoom conferencing. Email iucc@iucc.org to join the lively discussion. A new series on King David starting with 1 Samuel.
  • Midweek Adult Study: Survey of the Hebrew Scriptures (the Old Testament) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Steve Swope will lead this online study. Contact iucc@iucc.org for the information on joining via Zoom.
  • Midweek Adult Study: Paul the Progressive? Concluding the Lenten study sessions. 7 p.m. Thursday via Zoom. Contact iucc@iucc.org for instructions on how to join.
  • Virtual Worship, Pentecost Sunday: Sunday, May 31, 11 a.m. One virtual service through Facebook and posted here starting at 11 a.m.
Thursday zoom group
The Thursday Morning Women’s Breakfast has moved to Zoom. Find out how to participate by contacting Barb Carse.

Email the church office, iucc@iucc.org, to receive a link to video study on Zoom! Individual ministries will also be holding virtual meetings. Check your email regularly for invitations to join video conferences and important updates.

The IUCC prayer chain continues to be active in intercessory prayer during the coronavirus crisis. Prayer requests can be sent through the church office, iucc@iucc.org, or to Lorraine Fox, pgfsc@cox.net.

Office hours will be (subject to change):

  • Steve & Heidi in the office M, T, W, Th – mail, phone messages, etc.
  • Steve checking email and phone messages from home on Fridays
  • Pastor Dave in the office M, T, Th & on Sa morning, working from home W (773-255-8095)
IUCC Service – May 24, 2020

In the midst of uncertainty, fear and grief, we long to be with those we love. But we also want to keep those very same people safe from harm. We worship together again this Sunday from our own spaces, online but still together in spirit. All are welcome.

Posted by Irvine United Congregational Church on Sunday, May 24, 2020


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