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Wednesday Morning Common Prayer with David Bridges

Greetings Everyone, Join me on Zoom—an online video call—this Wednesday morning at 6:30am for Common Prayer.  You should be able to join the meeting from your computer, tablet or phone (with video or only audio) through a web browser, but it will probably be easiest if you download the Zoom app.  The reading will be on the screen or you can follow it at commonprayer.net that morning.  I hope you can join me. –David Bridges Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/634582998 Meeting…

Wednesday morning prayer – ZOOM meeting

From Pastor David Bridges: Hi Friends,  Join me on Zoom—an online video call—this Wednesday morning at 6:30am for Common Prayer.  You should be able to join the meeting from your computer, tablet or phone (with video or only audio) through a web browser, but it will probably be easiest if you download the Zoom app.  We’ll post a reading that we can all follow and pray together.  I hope you can join me.   Join the meeting Wednesday at 6:30am…

Video Q&A – Our Response to COVID-19

On the evening of March 18th, our Clerk John Dawson hosted a live video discussion on COVID-19 and our church’s plans for the next few months. Here’s the recording, in which he answers many questions from members of our congregation.

March 18 update on church activities

From Pastor David Bridges: Greetings in Christ’s name!  I’m writing with a heavy but hopeful heart in regard to church events in the near future.  As you all know, the spread of the Coronavirus has required all kinds of changes in the ways we live, and these changes are extremely difficult for us.  We’re used to being with one another, whether in large or small groups of people.  We’re used to being able to go where we want to go…

COVID-19 update from David Bridges

Dear Friends,    Greetings in Christ’s name!  Like all of you, our church staff and leadership has been monitoring the Coronavirus pandemic carefully, consulting with several government, health and faith organizations in our efforts to stay well informed.  With that information and in prayerful discernment, our Ministry Coordinators approved continuing with regular Sunday School and worship this Sunday at 10:00 a.m. (Except for the Koinonia Sunday School Class).        If you are uncomfortable coming to worship, please know…

Mexico update – Wednesday 3/11

We are having a fantastic time in Agujita! We began the day with breakfast, prayer, and time to reflect on our trip so far. So much has happened! Today we started working: one group picked up rocks and trash in the soccer field and another began placing new laminate flooring in one of the church’s classrooms. VBS took place in the afternoon after everyone got out of school. We played soccer, baseball, jump rope, etc. just as much or more…

Day 2 Mexico update

Day 2 is in the books and we had a great day. We are eating delicious food and drinking lots of coke and water! I think everyone is going to sleep very well tonight considering we played soccer, kickball, and baseball all day long! We did VBS at the church in the morning which created quite the crowd of kiddos. Pastor Samuel gave us a little history of Agujita and the neighboring communities. One place we visited was a nearby…

Mexico update – Monday 3/9

MEXICO UPDATE from Josiah Brown: We have made it to Agujita safe and sound! We made it across the border in record time and with almost no issues at all. We were able to take part in a church service yesterday. We also met our host families and Samuel (the pastor of the Agujita church) and his wife Cristina. Day 2 is underway with VBS in the morning and work projects in the afternoon. Our verses for today are Luke…

VBS Volunteer Registration

We needs lots of volunteers for our Vacation Bible School, coming up on June 22-26 from 9 am to noon each day. You can sign up by filling out the form below for either student volunteers or adult volunteers. This will help us to know which area you’d like to work in, your T-shirt size for your free T-shirt, etc. If you have questions, contact Janet Black at the church office. Form for student volunteers: https://form.jotform.com/200574828317155 Form for adult volunteers:…

LADIES’ SPRING BIBLE STUDY

THE LADIES’ SPRING BIBLE STUDY will begin on Wednesday, March 4th. We’ll meet in the Coffee Café on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for 5 weeks.  Our study will be based on Bob Goff’s book Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People. All ladies are welcome – come and bring a friend! Nursery care is available.