Weekly Worship Service

First Presbyterian Church
200 S Main Steet
Fairfield, IA 52556

Sunday @ 10:00 am

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    September through May

    From September through May, we meet in our beautiful sanctuary for a more formal service.  Everyone is then encouraged to join us for refreshments downstairs in Fellowship Hall.

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    June through August

    From June through August, we worship downstairs in Fellowship Hall.  Refreshments are served before the service, and we enjoy a slightly less formal service with coffee and other treats available throughout worship time.

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    All year

    Our services follow the Liturgy of the Presbyterian Church (USA) including the Call to Worship, Prayer of Confession, Assurance of Pardon, Old and New Testament Lessons, Sermon, Receiving the Offering, Prayers for the People and the Lord’s Prayer, and Sending Prayer.

Sermon Notes & Recorded Messages

ADVENT HOPE – JOSEPH

ADHESIVE FAITH

(Isaiah 12) Jesus Christ “is before all things,” says the apostle Paul to the Colossians, “and in him all things hold together” (1:17). When it comes to holding things together, Jesus is stickier than Super Glue.  Stronger than Gorilla Glue.  More lasting than Loctite Ultra Gel.  Without him, everything falls apart. Although it sounds odd,…

WATER FROM THE WELL

(Isaiah 12) “With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.”  This verse is a phrase of profound poetic power, redolent of romance, happiness, comfort and security.  Read it carefully a second time: “With joy … you will draw water … from the wells … of salvation.” It’s a snapshot of the history…

REBUILD

(Haggai 1:15b—2:9) Earlier this year, NBA superstar LeBron James tweeted, “It’s a weird feeling to feel so alone sometimes!”  He received over 140,000 likes and 4,000 replies from people expressing sympathy, disbelief, and from some, criticism.  John Stonestreet writes for Breakpoint and I appreciated his insight: “It can be difficult to understand how rich, famous…

OCTOBER 30 COMBINED JAZZ SERVICE @ FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

YA GOTTA DO WHAT YA GOTTA DO – ST ANDREWS SERVICE @ FUMC

(Ephesians 2:1-10) There are moments in life when you just have to speak up.  There are moments when so much is at stake, something so egregiously wrong is taking place, that the option of keeping your mouth closed and your opinion to yourself is impossible to rationalize.  In these specific moments, you think, “I know…

We use traditional hymns throughout the service. We have a talented pianist who adds Prelude, Offertory, and Postlude pieces to the worships service as well as a variety of special music.

At any time of year, we welcome all worshipers to come comfortably dressed, with most members choosing “business casual” attire.  However, clothes do not matter to us – the people wearing them do!