Virtual Worship Blog

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Although we cannot gather in person for worship, we worship a God who is not bound by our limitations. We encourage you and your families to worship as you are able, and use the writings, thoughts, and videos of our pastoral staff as your guide. Our prayers are with you during these crazy and chaotic times. The one thing we are certain of is that we worship a God who never leaves us.

The Certainty of Uncertainty

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The world around us is twisting and turning and so much is out of our control, bringing confusion, uneasiness, disappointment, and anxiety. Things are shifting so much so, that the certainty of uncertainty is the only thing we can depend on. This sermon, originally preached to Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, was presented […]

Virtual Worship ~ May 31, 2020

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Wherever we gather, the Spirit of God is upon us!  CCUPC continues to offer online worship in this time when we should not be meeting together, and we will continue to do so until further notices.  Still, we lift our hearts in prayer and praise to our God, studying the Word, and honoring the God […]

Prayer of the Day – May 28

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Prayer of the Day – May 28WE ARE NOT A VIRUS: A Prayer for Asians in Americaby: Brian FloraHeavenly Father, you look upon all of humanity as your creation.You don’t distinguish our differences as markers of our worth,but rather you delight in them as expressionsof your infinite complexity and goodness,reflected in us as your image […]

Virtual Worship ~ May 24, 2020

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As far as the East is from the West, so big is our God’s love for us!  CCUPC continues to offer online worship in this time when we should not be meeting together.  This video worship service is available for you to access at any time using the link below, or you may join us on […]

Prayer of the Day – May 20

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LET US UNDERSTAND THE TIMES: A Prayer for JournalistsBy: Mike ReedOh Lord, our God, from the first line of Scripture, “In the beginning…”you have communicated with us, informed us, and inspired us.Your Word is the foundation of our faith.Its contents equip and encourage us in every form,whether history, law, wisdom, poetry, prophecy, or the good […]

Prayer of the Day – May 19

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Father, in this time of unprecedented suffering and great turmoil,In this time of loss and pain,let my marriage be a refuge from the storms.Let this covenant provide a place of safetywhere we can turn to each otherand ease our aloneness,our anxieties,our fears.Help me to notice and value my spouse’s needs above my own,to respect their […]

Prayer of the Day – May 18

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You search them and know them, O Lord.When they stumble in silence, you hear.When they have no words, you comprehend them still.When they hide behind their masks, you are the God who sees.Your eyes saw their silent, speechless, hidden frames from the beginning.Your hands wove them in the secret of the womb.Your book bespoke their […]

Virtual Worship – May 17, 2020

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Wherever we gather, the Spirit of God is upon us!  CCUPC continues to offer online worship in this time when we should not be meeting together.  Join us as we worship the God who offers mercy and love.    This video worship service is available for you to access at any time using the link […]