FoC Covid19 Update

WORSHIP:

SUNDAY- September 20   Livestream worship on our YouTube Channel at 10 am with the option to come worship IN-PERSON at our outdoor chapel (weather permitting).

HOLY COMMUNION will be celebrated this Sunday.  Please prepare a special bread and special wine/grape juice on this Sundays to share with those in your home who regularly commune. For those who are coming to working in-person, individual communion cups will be provided.

SPECIAL OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE  Weather permitting, we will take our Livestream  production to the Outdoor Chapel at 10 am. You are welcome to come worship in person, but we ask that you practice good physical distancing, wear a mask, and bring a lawn chair or blanket . The worship will still be presented live on YouTube at 10am.

PASTORAL CARE & SUPPORT: CONTACT THE PASTORS-   Reach out to Pastor Josh or Pastor Kimberly.  If there is something we can do to help you, we sure will try, and that goes for the church staff and the church council too.  Use our emails, or text us, or leave a message on the church phone (952-934-5659) and we will get back to you.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

EXCURSIONS- Join us for one or more fun fall excursion (everything from Bible studies to yoga, conversations about race to painting)!  All are offered via Zoom or Facebook and many also have an in-person option.  Read more about each option and register by CLICKING HERE.   And watch for additional opportunities coming in November.

SUNDAY SCHOOL, CHRISTOS & CONFIRMATION– All youth education will take place online this fall.  Sunday school (age 2-2nd grade) will be on zoom at 8:15 and 9am each Sunday.  Email Teri Burns to get signed up.  Christos (3rd-5th grade) and Confirmation (6th-9th grade) will take place on Wednesday evenings.  Email Teri Burns (Christos) or Leann Thompson (Confirmation) to get registered.

WEEKLY DEVOTIONS-  Watch your email inbox for our Sunday afternoon “Weekly Travel Guide.”  These emails are part of our “Navigating New Waters” fall theme and will include a devotion, journal prompts for all ages as well as questions to inspire discussion. Ponderings will continue to come your way week by week, Fridays at 8am.  If you are not on our list, be sure to request your email address to be added by texting “FAMILYOFCHRIST” (all one word) to 22828 or contact Lynn Winkleman in the church office.

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MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS:

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS PAGE– Please check out our Mental Health & Wellness page where we list a variety of resources.  We will be updating and adding to this page often so be sure to check back to see what may be new.

TAKE OUR “CHECKING-IN SURVEY”-   Do you need help or have help to give?  This survey will let us know how to best serve the needs of our community. By working together, we can continue our mission of “making disciples, making a difference”.

Take-Care-Tuesdays

TAKE CARE TUESDAY (care for self, care for others) is our way of emphasizing the need to take care during this pandemic. We will post a short devotional, tip, exercise or prayer that can help you frame your day in a positive light. This weekly morning post will be on FB, Twitter and Instagram (search #takecaretuesday).