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All dressed up and no place to go..

While we’ve been sheltering, there’s been some work done at the church. Thanks to Dan and JJ for their work on the bell, cleaning it up and getting it looking good. American Bell Company, New York, NY # 2504, 1868 May the beauty of the bell ring in your heart and bring us together in…

How to Zoom

All,     To help you prepare for Sunday in advance, and to avoid last minute panic, here are some resources to help you get set up for Zoom. How To Zoom Download the Zoom Client here – https://zoom.us/support/download  Zoom’s own Getting Started page – https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362033-Getting-Started-on-Windows-and-Mac I will be sending out an email with the Zoom information – hopefully you’ll…

Details about Sunday, March 15th and going forward

Friends,   Session has been hard at work and prayer trying to discern a path forward in the middle of rapidly changing circumstances. Here is where we are at, out of an abundance of caution, and concern for our physical health. Sunday, March 15th –  We will gather for Sunday School and Worship.  We will not have our usual fellowship meal.  We will record this service for…

Marion Ministerial Alliance Response to COVID-19

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Greetings this Lenten season in the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, the Great Healer. These are trying times but we believe that these and all times are firmly in the hands of our loving God. We pray that God will defeat this virus speedily, cause protective measures to succeed,  grant all that are sick wholeness…

Pastoral Letter Regarding COVID-19

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,      Right now there is one topic that is drowning out all others in local, national, and global news, and that is the news of corona virus, or COVID-19. It is classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization, and different areas are handling the situation in different ways, in ways that we hope…

Opportunities!

As the Planning committee continues to work, they thank you for helping with phases 1 and 2 – strengths and weaknesses – and hope that you’ll help with phase 3 – opportunities. Keep in mind that we’re not looking for reality checks or detailed plans, just things that we can do, opportunities that exists for…

Worried about Covid -19 or the flu?

Often it’s hard to figure out what to do when news of a new illness, or a bad flu season are making the rounds. You can read what Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is doing to help congregations here – https://www.presbyterianmission.org/story/presbyterian-disaster-assistance-releases-pandemic-preparedness-guide/ – or download the guide here – https://pda.pcusa.org/site_media/media/uploads/pda/pdfs/preparedness_for_pandemics.pdf .