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Posts by Wade Halva

Worship Update – June 9, 2021

Friends,  In our meeting last night, the Session reinforced our commitment to following the advice of science and medical advisors as we continue to deal with the realities of COVID-19 and the pandemic.      At this time, the CDC’s guidance is that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks, and that those who are not vaccinated do need to…

Give Life on May 25, 2021!

We’ll be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 2 to 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. The summer months have a particularly high need for blood, and a number of blood drives have had to be cancelled over the length of the COVID-19 pandemic, so supplies are down. If…

The Cultivating Cares Community Garden

We got a call on March 9th to see if we would be willing to provide space for a Community Garden to provide fresh food to local food pantries. Fresh food is expensive, and often too expensive for those who are food insecure or the agencies that provide aid to the food insecure. Session was excited about the idea, and since that…

Ministry in a Box – Blessings in a Box

    In the interest of showing you what the Blessing Box looks like from day to day, we have put together the attached video. It shows a picture taken almost every day of the month of March, and shows the contents of the Box, so that you can see when we have blessed our neighbors, and when our box has been blessed…

Give Life on March 30, 2021!

We’ll be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 2 to 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. The summer months have a particularly high need for blood, and a number of blood drives have had to be cancelled over the length of the COVID-19 pandemic, so supplies are down. If…

Community Lenten Services 2021

We gather again this year for Lent, and to gather as the community of God gathered in mission, service, and worship together in Marion. This year, our worship will be online, and shared with our community in a prerecorded format. Videos will be posted to premiere at 6 pm on Tuesday evenings in Lent, as woudl be our time if we were…

Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Due to the existing snow and ice, and the weather forecast for tomorrow that has the weather arriving mid-afternoon, we have decided to cancel the in person Ash Wednesday Service. Attached is the order of service, and I have made a brief video for you to use, if you’d like. There is also an Ash…