Meeting Jesus at the Table

In the season of Lent, Pastors Allen and Spencer preach a sermon series called, “Meeting Jesus at the Table.” Tables are one of the most important places of human connection. We’re often most fully alive to life when sharing a meal around a table. We shouldn’t be surprised, then, to find that throughout the Bible God has a way of showing up at tables. In fact, it’s worth noting that at the center of the spiritual lives of God’s people in both the Old and New Testaments, we find a table: the table of Passover and the table of Communion. New Testament scholar N. T. Wright captured something of this sentiment when he wrote, “When Jesus himself wanted to explain to his disciples what his forthcoming death was all about, he didn’t give them a theory, he gave them a meal.”
 
Memory Verse: “Look! I stand at the door and knock. If you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends.” Revelation 3: 20
 

Palm Sunday, March 24

  • 9:00 am, Sanctuary
  • 11:00 am, Miller Commons

Maundy Thursday, March 28

  • 7:00 pm, Miller Commons

Good Friday, March 29

  • 12:00 noon, Community Worship, Outdoors
  • 7:30 pm, Tenebrae Service, Sanctuary

Easter Sunday, March 31

  • 6:30 am Easter Sunrise Worship, Cemetery Cross
  • 9:00 am Traditional Easter Worship, Sanctuary
  • 11:00 am Contemporary Easter Worship, Miller Commons
 
 

Joining Us for Sunday Service?

 

Worship Times

  • Our Traditional service begins at 9:00 am.
  • Sunday School and Adult Spiritual Formation classes will meet from 10:15 to 11:15 am.
  • Our Contemporary service starting time is 11:00 am with 15 minutes of gathering music, prayer and the sharing of WOW moments.
We continue offering our live stream for those who can’t come to church or feel safer watching from home. Watch on our Live Stream Page.
 
Nursery care is provided for children ages 0-5 years old in Room 12.
 

Our Services

 
Sunday, March 3, 2024

“Making Room at the Table”

Scripture is Luke 14 : 7-14
Rev. Wes Allen Preaching
WAY #19 – Accept and Don’t Cast Stones
 
 
 
Sunday, February 25, 2024
Capital Sunday

“Dinner Interrupted”

Scripture is Luke 7: 36 – 50
Rev. Stuart Spencer Preaching
WAY #18 – Ask for Help
 
 
 
Sunday, February 18, 2024

“The Welcome Table”

Scripture is Matthew 9:9-13
Rev. Stuart Spencer Preaching
WAY #17 – Show Who You Really Are
 
 
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Ash Wednesday
7:00 pm, Miller Commons

“Dining Alfresco”

Scripture is Mark 6 :30 – 44
Rev. Stuart Spencer Preaching
WAY #16 – Give Cheerfully
 

 

Looking Forward

 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

“Lame Excuses”

Scripture is Luke 14 : 15-24
Rev. Stuart Spencer Preaching
WAY #20 – Find Strength in Belonging
Sunday, March 17, 2024

“TBA”

Scripture is John 12: 1-8
Rev. Wes Allen Preaching
WAY #21 – You’re Sent, Now Go
Sunday, March 24, 2024
Palm Sunday

“Meal of Memories”

Scripture is Matthew 26: 17 -30
Rev. Stuart Spencer Preaching
WAY #22 – Rest and Reflect
Thursday, March 28, 2024
Maundy Thursday Drama & The Lord’s Supper
7:00 pm, Miller Commons

“From the Table to The Cross”

At the Table by Tracy Wells
This play is a collection of monologues and duets that depict the events of Holy Week from Palm Sunday to The Last Supper through the voices of the disciples and others who encountered Jesus that week.
Friday, March 29, 2024
12:00 noon, Outdoors

Good Friday Community Worship

Moorestown Community Good Friday Worship
The Moorestown Ministerium, a coalition of faith leaders in Moorestown, welcomes all to this ecumenical one-hour service of prayer, scripture, and reflection. It is co-led by clergy from Moorestown churches of many denominations.
Friday, March 29, 2024
7:30 pm, Sanctuary

Good Friday, Tenebrae

Our Good Friday Tenebrae Service moves us from light into dark on the day of the crucifixion. Tenebrae comes from the Latin meaning “darkness” and uses diminishing light by extinguishing candles to symbolize the events from Palm Sunday to Jesus’ burial. The service concludes in darkness and silence. Rev. Wes Allen leads.
Sunday, March 31, 2024
Easter Sunday

“Eyes Opened at the Table”

Scripture is Luke 24 : 13 -34
Rev. Stuart Spencer Preaching
WAY #23 – Worship With Your Whole Heart
 
  • 6:30 am Easter Sunrise Worship, Cemetery Cross
  • 9:00 am Traditional Easter Worship, Sanctuary
  • 11:00 am Contemporary Easter Worship, Miller Commons
NO Adult Spiritual Formation or Children’s Sunday School so that families may worship together
 

Join Us for Sunday School and Studies

 

Adult Spiritual Formation

All are invited to join us!

Sunday mornings, 
from 10:15 -11:15 am in Fellowship Hall
 

Children’s Sunday School

Sunday School for children and youth meets Sunday mornings from 10:15 -11:15.
 
It’s where children learn about the Word of God, the love of God, and His rescue plan; the Promised Savior, Jesus!
 

Winter Adult Study

Study 1 Corinthians

The power of the Gospel in the life of a REAL church; warts and all!

Join us each Sunday at 10:15 am in Fellowship Hall. This gathering is led by Lorenzo Eagles, Lissa Herman and Paul Gordon.

Lent Small Group Study

This year our small group study will be “Meeting Jesus at the Table.” The study explores numerous instances where Jesus shares a meal with his disciples, friends, tax collectors, and even Pharisees. Eight insightful chapters provide a deep dive into biblical narratives, and offer thought-provoking queries and personal and group reflection. 
 
 
OR Contact Alison Mackey in the church office at 856.235.1688, x 113 or amackey@fpcmoorestown.org.
 
Books are available for purchase at the church.
 

Praying the Bible

Thursdays in Lent, Rev. Stuart Spencer leads a Zoom Lectio Divina from 6:30-7:00 pm on March 7, 14, 21, 28.
 
No sign up needed, just join us via Zoom. 
 
 
Topic: My Meeting Praying the Bible Study
Join Zoom Meeting ID: 821 5587 3927
 

Introduction to Centering Prayer

Wednesdays, February 21 to March 20, 6:30-7:00 pm

Join Pastor Stuart Spencer for an introduction to a form of contemplative prayer known as Centering Prayer. Stuart shares the Biblical foundation for this prayer of surrender with direction on how to begin the practice. Classes include a short period for Centering Prayer. Classes are 30 minutes and follow the Wednesday evening Family Dinner. The class meets in Pastor’s Study or by Zoom option.
 

Coming this April

Two times: Wednesday Evenings or Sunday Mornings

God has entrusted the primary work of the Kingdom to the common, everyday Christian (us). Have you ever considered that God has providentially placed your neighbor, co-worker, son-in-law … near you so you can cultivate a relationship with her or him and invite them to your table to meet Jesus?
 
Won’t you join us for this 10-week small group video teaching series? Learn more and register here…