for the Week of 6/13/2021

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Scripture:  I Samual 17:57-18:5, 10-16

Sermon: The Gift of Friendship

Rev. Matthew Nickel preaching

​​​Recordings of Sunday Worship


The worship service will be recorded and made available after worship. A link will be emailed out when it is available. You may visit our online worship video page here:

Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church has resumed in-person worship for the 10:30 AM service. Session approved the decision. The church's established safety practices will continue in order to promote the safest environment for worship within our ability. I


Worship will continue to be live streamed to Facebook and recordings will be available following worship at Noon on Vimeo. We are so please to have so many of our worshiping body gathering together online from near and far as well.


Whether we see you online or in-person, we look forward to gathering to worship together.

Here are some other ways of accessing worship:

Livestream on Facebook each Sunday at 10:30 AM.

Watch recordings on Facebook following worship.

Watch recordings on Vimeo following worship.

Watch recordings from the church website:

​Free Food on Fridays

JAPC will have contactless free food distribution in the parking lot Friday, June 18 starting at 11a.m. Quantities are limited so it is suggested you arrive early.

Food includes: Food Bags with dry pantry goods and staples, bread and some fresh produce. Dinners (feed 4-6).

VOLUNTEERS: Sign up online at


​Online Prayer Group

Close your day with a short prayer service from the Book of Common Worship. Together, we offer prayers for our church, community, and world. The service is will be held on the second and forth Thursdays of the month (June 10 & 24) at 7:00pm on Zoom. For video go to: Meeting ID: 869 7656 7804 Passcode: 123 - to participate by phone dial 312-626-6799, enter Meeting ID: 869 7656 7804 and use Passcode: 123


​​Summer Camps

Summer Camps will be held outside for the weeks of July 12 and 19. Camps run from 9:30am- noon for rising 2nd to 7th graders. College for Creative Studies art workshop and Drumming with Juan "Butter " Hawkins workshop  are offered each day. Volunteers are needed for all camps. Chaperones and adult supervision are needed from 9am - 12:15pm Monday through Friday the weeks of July 12 and 19th. You can volunteer for one day or more days. Lunch preparation and packing (bag lunches will be distributed at 12noon) is needed each day from 10:30-12noon.  To volunteer click here.


Family Bible Camp

Family Bible Camp for all ages (toddlers to teens) will be held three evenings on the front lawn from 6:30-8pm on July 26-28. Please pick up a flyer for details or contact Kathy Chateau, kathy@japc. org.


All Church Read

Love Does - The Parish Life team invites you to do some summer reading together! Over the Summer, phrase a copy of Love Does by Bob Goff and start reading! We recommend purchasing your book through Source Booksellers or use a link to the book on Amazon We’ll have a book discussion in August on a date to be determined.



JAPC publishes a bi-monthly newsletter called The Calendar listing the activities and news of our faith community. Click below for the archive of past newsletters.