Responding to COVID 19

Ministry in a Pandemic

As people of God, gathered together into one body, our first calling is to love God and our neighbor. We express our love of God through our commitment to God’s calling and trust in God’s provision. In the context of a deadly pandemic, we express our love of neighbor by taking all necessary steps to protect our neighbors from harm.  Our congregation has adapted to the dangers of the COVID 19 pandemic in these ways:

  • Transitioning to a virtual-worship format, that allows our community to share in the liturgy and practices of our faith safely.

  • Limiting use of our building to activities necessary for worship streaming, continuation of our feeding ministries, and maintenance of the church garden.

  • Transitioning of our, education, committee, and fellowship activities to virtual format (contact pastorserena@optimum.net for links).

  • Increasing intentional outreach through telephone and other mechanism to ascertain community needs.

Plans for In-Person Gathering

As research and understanding of the virus continues to evolve, we are developing plans for how we can begin to safely use our building in creative and life-giving ways for worship, learning, and fellowship. The first step in this adaptation will be offering a modified worship liturgy one Sunday per month. For the full detailed plan, outlining our vision, commitments, and safety protocols, click here.

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