Exciting news!! Inside worship resumed on November 1 at 9:30 am.
If you are in need of pastoral care, please contact Pastor Kim 518-331-1390.
We began inside worship on November 1. The committee determined that the first step would move us into Fellowship Hall. It is easier to control space and limits areas of the church that are involved. The service will be live streamed on Facebook (or can be viewed later at your convenience). We are hoping to provide radio transmission as well, but have not had the opportunity to test this.
We have decided to keep the 9:30 worship time. Worship will last approximately 30 minutes, as we will not be singing hymns (we would need 12 feet distance to sing). As we will be in Fellowship Hall and using the folding chairs, you may wish to bring something to put on the chair to make it more comfortable.
How will this work?
Other than those volunteers assisting in the morning, no one will be allowed to enter the building prior to 9:25. The outside bell will be rung to indicate it’s time to enter. Limiting the time inside deters congregating less than 6 feet from each other. The first door coming into fellowship hall from the patio will be the only “in” door. Everyone will come through this door. Please maintain 6 feet distance between groups, even before entering the building. Masks are mandatory (no single layer gaiters). Hand sanitizer will be used as you enter. Attendance will be taken. You will be directed which seats to go to. We will be filling from the back to the front (the very back row may be reserved for special needs). Once seated, please remain seated until you are dismissed.
We will have a liturgist that will speak on behalf of the congregation (similar to what we did on ZOOM), while the congregation is encouraged to whisper the words or read silently. By doing it this way, we can continue to have a call to worship, pray the Lord’s prayer together, the prayer of confession, prayer of dedication and sending. Music will be limited at this time. Joys and concerns need to be sent to Pastor Kim (email, text, messenger) by 9:15 on Sunday morning. There will be no paper requests or speaking out loud while in worship.
Church will be dismissed from the front to the back through the door to the right of the fireplace in Fellowship Hall. There will be no lingering in Fellowship Hall after worship, other than clean-up. The chairs will be sanitized before being put away. Regular cleaning of the space will continue.
Please feel free to give feedback as we re-enter the building.
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We believe that the door to salvation is always open and so are the doors to our church. Our mission is to be fully devoted to Jesus by opening our arms to those in search of the truth. We show God’s love and concern for our fellow man at every opportunity. Through works of charity and opening our doors to listen and love, we feel that we are walking in the footsteps of Jesus Christ.
Our church offers a traditional setting for your most sacred celebration.
Sunday Morning service at 10:30 a.m.
Adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.
Children's Sunday School during worship service
Fellowship/coffee hour following worship service.
Fully Air Conditioned
Book Nook is open
Tuesdays & Saturdays from 9:00 to Noon
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Bargain Shed is open
Tuesdays & Saturdays from 9:00am-Noon
Bag Sale Starts Saturday, November 7!
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Results of Pumpkin Carving Contest
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