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       University Heights Presbyterian Church


  2167 University Ave.       Bronx, New York 10453       718-295-1220/1224                                                  email:     uhpchurch@gmail.com


                          U.H.P.C. -- WE CARE !!


     Community Head Start

     Monday - Friday...8am - 4 pm


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                917- 962-9720

 Bronx Presbyterian Churches

~Monthly Zoom Meeting~

Dec. 5th, 2023



               Pres. Church 



1st Tuesday of the month



Meeting ID: 810-9765-8596

Conf. Call- 929-205 6099


6:30 pm




Prayer  Vigil





1. The Congregational of


     Voted to Re-Open for

      In-person Service.

     PLEASE....Wear Mask

     & Social Distance

2.  We NEED Your

     Tithes & Pledges to 

      HELP. U.H.P.C.

3. Sexton, Henry Johnson   

4.  Secretary, Denise Williams                    




     Nicole Zambo

     Stephanie McKenzie

     Dannette Davis

     Nadine Lawrence       

     Kwame Asamoah

     Leticia Ocansey



        UHPC Services

Special Thanksgiving  for Hope Christian Center

Pastor Brenda's Book can be purchased on Amazon or Barnes and Nobles

          BIBLE STUDY

             Prayer with

        Rev. Lonnie Bryant 

  Wednesdays...11-12 pm

  Call-In #: 1-727-731-0331

U.H.P.C. ~ We Care

HYMN 1: "Thou long expected Jesus"                          #002

Come, Thou long expected Jesus

Born to set Thy people free;

From our fears and sins release us

Let us find rest in Thee

Israel’s strength and consolation

Hope of all the earth Thou art

Dear desire of every nation

Joy of every long heart.

Born Thy people to deliver

Born a child and yet a King

Now Thy gracious kingdom bring.

By Thine own eternal Spirit

Rule in all our hearts alone;

By Thine all sufficient merit,

Raise us to Thy glorious throne.

By Thine all sufficient merit,

Raise us to Thy glorious throne.


HYMN 2:  "My Hope Is Built on                                       Nothing Less" #379

1. My hope is built on nothing less

than Jesus' blood and righteousness;

I dare not trust the sweetest frame,

but wholly lean on Jesus' name.


On Christ, the solid rock, I stand;

all other ground is sinking sand,

all other ground is sinking sand.

2. When darkness veils his lovely face,

I rest on his unchanging grace;

in ev'ry high and stormy gale,

my anchor holds within the veil. [Refrain]

3. His oath, his covenant, his blood

support me in the whelming flood;

when all around my soul gives way,

he then is all my hope and stay.


4. When he shall come with trumpet sound, O may I then in him be found,

dressed in his righteousness alone,

faultless to stand before the throne. [Refrain]





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             HEIGHTS                                      PRESBYTERIAN





      HOLY COMMUNION SUNDAY                          December 3, 2023 

                     11:00 A.M.


         ~ ORDER OF SERVICE ~  

PRELUDE:  (Instrumental)

..“In the Beauty Of Holiness" (Insert)      

.....Klaus Mueller-Musical Director/Keyboard

.....Walter Williams - Drummer


            ....................Rev. Lonnie Bryant



Leader: your Word is a lamp to guide me in a light for my path.

People: I will obey the commands of my God.

Leader: The Lord is my light and my salvation; I will fear no one.

People; the Lord protects me from all danger, I will never be afraid.

All: Let us worship God.

ALL: We here at UHPC have come to worship  God!

HYMN 1:.."Come, Thou long expected Jesus"                              #002    

                                                                                     PRAYER OF CONFESSION:....…..(In Unison)

Almighty God, to you our hearts are in open book. You know our desires. We can hide no secret thoughts from you. Wash all of our thoughts and desires clean in the pure love of your holy spirit, so that we may more perfectly love you and more properly worship your holy name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


The promise of Jeremiah reminds us that the days are surely coming when God will fulfill the promise God made to us. A righteous branch is springing up! God should execute Justice and righteousness in the land. The Lord is our righteousness! Friends, I proclaim to you that our sins are forgiven! Hallelujah! Amen.


Leader: Since God has forgiven us in Christ, let us forgive one another. The peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with all of you.

People: And peace be with you also.


I've got PEACE like a river (3Xs) in my soul - repeat

I've got JOY like a fountain(3Xs) in my soul - repeat
I've got LOVE like an ocean(3Xs) in my soul - repeat

LIFE OF THE CHURCH:...Elder Renea Bush 

QUOTE:................................Walter Williams

SONG OF ILLUMINATION:  "Open Our Eyes"                                                                #2086

Open our eyes, Lord,

we want to see Jesus,

to reach out and touch him,

and say that we love him.

Open our ears, Lord,

and help us to listen.

Open our eyes, Lord,

we want to see Jesus.


Eternal God of all wisdom and power, may You cause Your Light to shine upon our hearts and minds so that we will listen, understand, and apply Your Word to our lives. Help us to bear witness of Your Resurrection to others who are lost. In the name of Christ Jesus our Redeemer we pray, Amen!


Isaiah 64:1-9.........................Dossie Jackson

1st Corinthians 1: 3-9..........Dossie Jackson
Psalm 80: 1-7,  17-19..........Rosamond Tingle


HYMN 2:."My Hope Is Built on Nothing                           Less"  #379 


GOSPEL READING:....Mark 13: 24-37

SERMON TITLE:..."Strengthening Families                                     with Hope"

                       .........Rev. Lonnie Bryant


 _____I believe in God, the Father Almighty;

Maker of Heaven and Earth and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried; He descended into hell; the third day, He arose again from the dead; He ascended into Heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father, Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost; the Holy Catholic Church; the communion of Saints, the forgiveness of sin, the resurrection of the body; and life everlasting. Amen.


Please bring your tithes and offerings to the front. (Walk down the center aisle and return on the side aisles)

   “Halle, Halle, Hallelujah !”..................#2026



With gladness, let us present the offerings of our life and labor to the Lord.


On this Holy Communion Sunday, we rejoice that you gather us around the Table of your Son, the risen Lord.  We praise you that all things which come to us are yours. We are thankful that you provide for us financially, you provide for us spiritually, and you provide for us in so many other ways. We cannot begin to list the ways you bless us. We know you don’t need anything material from us, but you desire our reverence. And so, blessed Lord, we give you our tithes and offerings now, but more importantly, we give you our love and our esteem. Amen.

DOXOLOGY  “Praise God From Whom

                             All Blessings Flow”

Invitation & Welcome to the Lord’s Table:
Communion Hymn:... “Let Us Break
                                       Bread” #513
1. Let us break bread together on our knees; (on our knees;) Let us break bread together on our knees. (on our knees.) When I fall on my knees, With my face to the rising sun, O Lord, have mercy on me. (on me.)

2. Let us drink wine together on our knees;
(on our knees;) Let us drink wine together on our knees. (on our knees.) When I fall on my knees, With my face to the rising sun, O Lord, have mercy on me. (on me.)

3. Let us praise God together on our knees;
(on our knees;) Let us praise God together on our knees. (on our knees.) When I fall on my knees, With my face to the rising sun, O Lord, have mercy on me.

P: The Lord be with you.
C: And also with you.
P: Lift up your hearts!
C: We lift them up to the Lord.
P: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
C: For it is holy and right to do so.

P: Holy and right it is, and our joyful duty to
give thanks to you at all times and in all
places, O Lord our Creator, almighty and
everlasting God! You created Heaven with all its hosts and the earth with all its plenty. You have given us Life and being and preserved us by your providence. But you have shown us the fullness of your love in sending into the world your Son, Jesus Christ, the eternal Word made flesh for us and for our salvation. For the precious gift of this mighty Savior who has reconciled us to you, we praise and bless you, O God. With your whole Church on earth and with all the company of heaven, we worship and adore your glorious name.

All: Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts!
Heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest! Blessed is he that comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest!

P: Most righteous God, we remember in this Supper the perfect sacrifice offered once on the cross by our Lord Jesus Christ for the sin of the whole world. In the joy of his resurrection and in expectation of his coming again, we offer ourselves to you as holy and living sacrifices. Together we proclaim the mystery of the faith:

All: Christ has died! Christ is risen! Christ will come again.

P: Send your Holy Spirit upon us, we pray,
that the bread which we break and the cup
which we bless may be to us the communion of the body and blood of Christ. Grant that, being joined together in him, we may attain to the unity of the faith and grow up in all things into Christ our Lord. And as this grain has been gathered from many fields into one loaf, and these grapes from many fields into one cup, grant, O Lord, that your whole Church
may soon be gathered from the ends of the
earth into your kingdom. Even so come Lord Jesus. The Lord Jesus, the same night he was betrayed, took bread; and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying: "Take, eat; this is my body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of me." After the same manner also, he took the cup when they had supper, saying: "This cup is the New Testament of my blood; as often as
you drink, in remembrance of me."

P: The bread which we break is the
communion of the body of Christ. The cup of blessing which we bless is the communion of the blood of Christ, Brothers and Sisters, since the Lord has fed us at his Table, let us praise God's holy name with heartfelt thanksgiving!

P: Bless the Lord O my soul;
C: And all that is within me, bless His Holy

UNISON: Alleluia! For the Lord our God - The Almighty has come into His Kingdom! Let us rejoice, let us be glad with all our hearts. Let us give Him the glory for ever and ever. Amen!


Walter Williams, Rev. Lonnie Bryant & Family,  The Featherbed Lane P.C. Family,  The Williams Family, The Taylor, Godwin & Roberts Families, The Laryea Family, The Tingle Family, Henry Siame, Henry Vasquez, James Campbell, The Peart Family, Hyacinth Blake, Gwendolyn Sanders, Roberto Rivera, Patience Owuo, Cecilia Annoch, Oriente Lopez, Etta Graham-Mitchell  & her Sister, Charlotte, Norma McKayle & her Grandson, Christian, Kwabena Danso, Kwame Asamoah, Henry Johnson & his  daughter, Tiffany,  Denise Williams, Comfort Addo & Family, President Biden, Vice-Pres. Harris, Our Government, Our Home, Our City, Our Nation & Our World.

CLOSING HYMN:"Lord, Make Us More Holy"


1. Lord, make us more holy;

Lord, make us more holy;

Lord, make us more holy,

until we meet again:

holy, holy, holy,

until we meet again.

2. Lord, make us more loving;

Lord, make us more loving;

Lord, make us more loving,

until we meet again:

loving, loving, loving,

until we meet again.

3. Lord, make us more patient;

Lord, make us more patient;

Lord, make us more patient,

until we meet again:

patient, patient, patient,

until we meet again.

4.  Lord, make us more faithful;

Lord, make us more faithful;

Lord, make us more faithful,

until we meet again:

faithful, faithful, faithful,

until we meet again.



                             .........Rev. Lonnie Bryant

POSTLUDE: (Instrumental)



                 Next SESSION MEETING

                      January 7, 2024..12:30 pm

                 Moderator: Rev. Lonnie Bryant



                 LIFE OF THE CHURCH

1. Special Appreciation to Rev. Lonnie       

    Bryant  for  a conducting a beautiful 

    Communion  Advent  Service.

2. Next week's Service will be 

    conducted by Elder Etta Graham-Mitchell


3. SPECIAL THANKS!! to the Odames for
    the Pulpit Flowers.

4. UHPC CARE LIST: Elders & Deacons

    Please, follow up with your Care List and
    let the session know if anyone needs
    Pastoral Care.

5.  It is with a Heavy Heart  that we announce the 

     passing of " Mrs. Freeda Peart".  UHPC will

     truly miss this blessed member. Her service

     will be on Fri. Dec. 15, 2023 at UHPC @ 10 am

6. Please sign up to read The SCRIPTURES
    on rear table.

   OFFERINGS are important for the life of our

   Church. PLEASE.....Think about increasing
   your Pledge. Remember...You can Mail , Place       in the mail slot or. ZELLE to University Heights     Presbyterian Church - use 917-364-2833

8. Elders and Deacons.....Our next Session               Meeting is January 7th, 2024 at 12:30 pm.

   Please be in attendance and have your reports.

    Prayer with Rev. Lonnie Bryant

    Wednesdays..11-12 pm..

    Call-In #: 1-727-731-0331


       Sunday, February  4th, 2024

11. The NOMINATING COMMITTEE ( R. Tingle,             D. Brown, H. Johnson, B. Puko and D.

       Edwards) will be looking  for  new ELDER

       and DEACONS.

       PLEASE think about serving your church!



 U.H.P.C.'s VISION &             MISSION STATEMENT.......

~To be a faithful people thankful to God for our Salvation through Christ Jesus, centered in worship, proclaiming the Living Word as we demonstrate God’s love in us through our service to each other, our church, our community, our city, and our world.

~To be a beacon of light on the hill, growing in grace and in faith, extending healing and helping hands through a variety of spiritual enrichment opportunities, as we edify and build up the Body of Christ, equipping the saints to do the work of God, internally and externally, spiritually and in the practice.

~To be a diverse people, empowered and unified by the Holy Spirit, as one Body in Christ Jesus, seeking to uphold justice, and peace, that others may know that we are Christians as we work, worship and fellowship together inviting and drawing others to Christ.


                                       U - NITED

                   .                   H - ELPFUL

                                       P - RODUCTIVE

                                       C - ARING

               For  we  are   U. H. P. C.






     " Being an Elder "

   " Being a Deacon "

            Constitution & By-Laws




 Fathers' Day



     The Laryea Family

      The Misodi Family

      The Laryea-Walker Family

      The Tingle Family

       The Williams Family


        Henry Siame

        James Campbell

        Freeda Peart

        Gwendolyn Sanders

        Cecilia Annoch

        Patience Owuo

        Roberto Rivera

        Comfort Addo & Family

        Norma McKayle & 

        Grandson, Christian

        Kwabena Danso

        Etta Graham & her

        Sister, Charlotte 

        Henry Vasquez

        Robert Foltz-Morrison

        Lonnie Bryant

         President Biden

         Vice Pres. Harris

         Our Government

         Our Nation

         Our  World


   Congratulations to ........

     Dorothy Edwards on her



       Kayla Asante

       on her B.P.C.'s



          Kellen Craffey

          on his Graduation. He's

          headed to Spellman HS






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