Return to In-Person Worship
Rhythm and Word
Returning to In-Person Worship
As we gradually reopen our campus this summer, we have returned to in-person worship, and Jazz at Four is meeting on Sundays at 4:00 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel.
There are no capacity limits, and preregistration is no longer necessary.
Masks and social distancing are required for those who are not vaccinated against COVID-19. For those who have received the COVID vaccine, the wearing of masks is optional.
We will not be checking vaccination status, but by coming on site you will certify that you do not currently have COVID-19, are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, have no reason to quarantine, and will wear a mask and practice social distancing if you are not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Doors open a half hour before the service.
Access is by Delaware doors to the Gratz Center only for the Jazz at Four service.
Nursery care and child care is not available; Sunday School continues to be held online.
There is no congregational singing, though humming is permitted.
We look forward to seeing you again on Sunday afternoons!
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Rhythm and Word: Midweek Music and Prayer
“Rhythm and Word: Midweek Music and Prayer” is a new online opportunity for perceiving God and the sacred through spoken word and vernacular forms of music offered by the Jazz at Four Quartet.
This weekly summer offering on YouTube weaves together scripture, prayer, and American vernacular music, specifically jazz and its related genres blues, soul, and Gospel.
Joe Morrow, Rocky Supinger, and the Jazz at Four Quartet are putting together these online midweek worship experiences—about 15 minutes in length and made available on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.—which bring together the sacred and everyday life.
To receive the weekly “Rhythm and Word” video by email each week, sign up at www.bit.ly/rhythmandwordemail
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On Sundays at 4:00 p.m. Fourth Church offers a service that incorporates jazz music. Communion is celebrated at this service every week.
Music is the lifeblood of our Jazz at Four worship together. Each week, we worship with a poetic pattern of word and song. Jazz, along with its musical cousins Soul and Blues, is the primary art form through which we praise God in our worship at the 4:00 p.m. service.
The heart of worship for our community is the Communion Table. Each week, we feast at Christ’s table and find our hearts fed for the week ahead. In sharing the bread and cup together, many of us find meaning and a deeper sense of belonging.
Our Jazz at Four worship service has long been a laboratory for how Christians gather to worship God in the twenty-first century. This creativity and flexibility has shed new light on ancient traditions and kept us open to God’s reforming spirit. We also believe that God is calling us to continue to explore more ways to build community and deepen our relationships with one another and with God.
After worship, all are invited to join us for a time of sharing coffee, fellowship, conversation, and information about church programs and volunteer opportunities.
A “Jazz at Four” email with information about each Sunday’s 4:00 jazz service is sent weekly. Subscribe to receive this email at www.bit.ly/fpcjazz.
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