Weekly Worship Service

First Presbyterian Church
605 B South 23rd Steet
Fairfield, IA 52556

Sunday @ 10:00 am

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    Worship Schedule

    Each Sunday, we meet in the sanctuary at our new location (2021) @ 10:00 AM for a formal and somewhat intimate service.  On the first Sunday of the month, everyone is encouraged to join us for light refreshments in Fellowship Hall.

    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.

    Our 5th Sunday Jazz Services are now hosted by First United Methodist Church, located at 201 N. Court, Fairfield @ 10:30 AM. Pastor Joe and Pastor Al alternate officiating these services.

Sermon Notes & Recorded Messages

GOD CAN’T… BEAR TO LOOK

(Joshua 1:1-15) The Travel Channel, before it turned into the travel to paranormal locations channel, used to have a show titled Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern.   For those of you who have not seen that show or don’t remember it, each week Zimmern would travel around the country and around the world and find weird…

GOD CAN’T… CHANGE HIS MIND

(Genesis 6:6-8; 9:8-17) In October 1980, UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher found her government’s economic policy was under severe scrutiny.  Unemployment was rising, the economy was shrinking, and Thatcher was facing calls to change direction.  Her speech at the capitol conservative party conference addressed this unexpected “U turn” with a phrase that would define her…

GOD CAN’T… LOVE US MORE – ASH WEDNESDAY

VISIBLE MENDING

(2 Kings 2:1-12) When Arounna Khounnoraj was growing up in Canada, her family did not have much money.  Her mother was a seamstress, so she made and mended all of Arounna’s clothes.  Her mother was so skilled with a needle and thread that no one could see the repairs. “I remember when she would mend…

GODSMACKED

(2 Kings 2:1-12) Anyone who has lived through a disaster has asked the question: “Why? Why did it happen?  Why did God let it happen?” It’s a reasonable question to ask.  What role does God play in the hurricane, wildfire, cancer diagnosis, layoff, or divorce? Today’s passage from Isaiah says God “sits above the circle of the…

RECIPE FOR DIVINITY

(1 Corinthians 8:1-13) When traveling through the South, you might come across a confection known as “divinity.”  It has been around more than 100 years and probably originated in the South because pecans were frequently used in the recipe.  Corn syrup was a popular sugar substitute in the 1900s, and divinity candy was one of…

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!