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Worship

Worship Update – September 2021

A vaccinated member of the congregation that was in attendance on Sunday, Sept 5, has tested positive for COVID. With the health and safety of our congregation being our concern, Session has decided that we will hold virtual worship only for at least the next 2 weeks. If you were present in worship at the church on September 5th, please monitor your health. Those that…

Worship Update – August 2021

Your session is reaching out to give you a heads-up about a decision we have made to help ensure, as much as possible, the health and safety of all. You may be aware that the new Delta variant of the COVID virus is highly transmissible and that COVID cases in our county are currently rising…

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…

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…

Advent in 2020

Advent means ‘”coming.” Well, it has come, and it is upon us. We are waiting and preparing for the coming of the Christ. Each new liturgical year starts with Advent, and then enters into the life of Christ at Christmas. You can find more about Advent here. Together we will journey towards Bethlehem, towards the…

Worship Updates

Friends, The Session wanted to relay to you some of our discussions about worship as we head into the fall and Advent and Christmas. We have been worshiping via Zoom for 7 months now, and we have begun to have a small group of people back in the worship space.  In the short term, we will continue holding a hybrid worship service.…