1200 South Carbon Street · Marion, Illinois
Faith Development – 9:00 AM * Worship Service – 10:30 AM

Worship

An Update to Sunday Mornings

All,    We’re tweaking some more things for Sunday morning, so here’s the word. Sunday School will begin at 9 am on Zoom. We’ll use breakout rooms to have multiple classes going at the same time.  The youth have been meeting already on Google Meet, and this will replace that. This will restart our adult…

Holy Week Worship

The last week of Christ’s life is busy. Each year we walk along with Christ through the last week of his life. We began by shouting Hosanna as Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. On Maundy Thursday we go to the upper room with Jesus and the disciples, to celebrate the Lord’s Supper. Worship is…

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…

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…

Community Lenten Services 2020

Each year the churches of the Marion Ministerial Alliance gather for dinner and worship on Tuesday evenings throughout the season of Lent. They also gather for worship on Good Friday. Offerings collected go to support the ministry of the Marion Ministerial Alliance. A soup supper is served at 5:30 pm, followed by worship at 6:30…

What is Lent?

Lent is a season of the church year that lasts 40 days. It begins on Ash Wednesday, and concludes on Easter. The Sundays in Lent are not counted, as they are all little Easters – celebrations of the resurrection of Christ. This season is considered to be penitential, contemplative, and preparatory. Often people will fast,…