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September 17, 2023 – Wilderness Sunday -11am Worship Service

We gathered on Wilderness Sunday as we continue the Season of Creation. Judy A. led the service and Steve B. preached. Lisa W. also contributed to leading the service. Sarah Lu B. offered the prelude, Larry S. , Craig P. and Michael L. also provided special music, along with Rebecca R. and Jon S.

PSA- The church does not own any copyrights to the music used in the services. Only used for experience and education purposes.

Sunday, September 3, 2023 -11am Worship Service – Forest Sunday at Parkway UCC

We marked the first Sunday of the Season of Creation with Forest Sunday. Everyone in attendance (and able to) was invited to take a few moments outdoors for the Passing of the Peace. The congregation was encouraged to bring a small element that is abundant on our land back into the sanctuary for an altar. Ann L. offered a witness. Grant W. and Sarah Lu B. offered music for the service. We shared in a full communion service. Our sacred text came from Acts 17: 22-28.

PSA- The church does not own any rights to the music used in their services. This is only used for religious experience and educational purposes.

August 27, 2023 – Parkway UCC – 11am -Brunch Church Worship Service

On this Sunday, our church family gathered for Brunch Church in the fellowship hall Sunday at 10:45 am, with a dish to pass. The congregation served themselves and then was seated at a table to begin worship around 11 am. Those on Zoom were encouraged to have their own elements for communion and to take part in their own “table conversation” for the second half of the service. Sacred Text came from: Hebrews 10:24-25. Jon S. offered music. We also offered our gratitude to Anna and Aster for their service.

PSA- The church owns no rights to the music played in our services; the music is only used for musical experience and educational purposes.

11am – Worship Service – August 20, 2023 – Parkway UCC

11 am Worship: Sacred text focus this Sunday was from the Acts of the Apostles 2: 43-47. We received music by the choir and Tim and Karin B. We also received communion and anointing with oil at the close of worship. Directly following Worship, a congregational conversation took place, discussing two of the recommendations of Convergence based on our congregational assessment. PSA- Video and content is used for non-profit religious and educational purposes only. No copyrights are claimed, or owned by the church.

August 13, 2023 – 11am Worship Service – Parkway UCC

On this Sunday, we focused on the story from Luke 24: 13-35, the Road to Emmaus and table community story. Marlin Y. shared reflections from his perspective, spending much of his life in the Mennonite tradition. August P. and Craig P. and Michael L. will share music. Margaret M. introduced us to the fall giving and stewardship time of invitation. Following worship, discussion took place about our worship experience and theme.

PSA- Video and content is used for non-profit religious and educational purposes. No copyrights are owned by the church.

A First Harvest Ritual, Lammas will be hosted at Parkway UCC – Sunday July 30, 2023- 6:30pm

A first harvest ritual, Lammas, will be held this Sunday, July 30, 6:30 pm, outdoors on the land of Parkway United Church of Christ, 1465 Irving Street. People of all ages of all spiritual leanings are welcome to join this time of music, connecting with our local ecology, poetry, a short wander on the land, snacks, and reflecting on our own journeys. The ritual will mark the halfway point between the summer solstice and the fall equinox. This is a program of the Forest Edge Cearcall community, part of the network of Wild Churches. For more information, go to Facebook @ForestEdgeCearcall. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-harvest-ritual-tickets-677413791887

July 23, 2023 – Parkway UCC -11am Worship Service

11 am Worship ~ We delved into meanings of communion, receive musical offerings of Jon S., and Tom E. We shared in communion at the close of worship. Following worship, we shared in a brief discussion about our experiences of worship. PSA- No copyrights are owned to the music used in the service. Music only used for religious experience and educational purposes.