Worship Assembly Updates
We are thankful to God for His providential care during this difficult time. After much consideration and feedback from the congregation, the elders have decided to make temporary changes to our current worship schedule and assembly. The elders recognize the changes are not ideal and ask for everyone’s patience as we work through these transitions. As imperfect men they are our best effort to accommodate often competing needs.
Starting Sunday, March 14, we will hold one service, at 9:00, rather than two split worship services. We are aware that some may need to maintain distance and masks for personal health concerns, and we will have seating arrangements in the part of the auditorium to accommodate those needs. In order to accommodate all worshippers in our auditorim, social distanced seating will not be maintained in all pews. The elders suggest that masks be worn while in the building, but this remains a personal choice.
We will not have an 11:00 service beginning Sunday, March 14, and if things go well, that will be the temporary schedule for a while. However, we will have classes for all ages immediately following the 9:00 morning service, basically 10 to 11. We want everyone to worship together, but we are holding back on spending 3 hours together for the time being. Our hope is that we return to the old normal schedule for the beginning of the Summer quarter of classes, in June, but that could change due if external conditions change.
We will continue to have the live stream links available each week for worship assembly and auditorium classes on Sunday and Wednesday. Those links will be posted above this message on Saturday, for Sunday services and Wednesday morning for that evening's service. Replays are also available. Contact us if you need a link to a replay. May God bless and keep you all as we strive to find a sensible way to come together and remain safe.
Psalm 133:1 “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”
Acts 20:7 “Now on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul, ready to depart the next day, spoke to them and continued his message until midnight.”
Acts 2:42 “And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.”
Hebrews 3:13 “Exhort one another daily, while it is called “Today,” lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.”
Hebrews 10:24-25 “And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the day approaching.”