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

Worship

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,…

Ash Wednesday

Join us in worship as we begin our annual journey to Jerusalem with Christ. Remember we are dust and to dust we shall return. Remember we are marked with the cross in baptism. Remember we are called to take up our crosses and follow. Wednesday, February 26, from 4 to 7 pm. Drop in and…

Longest Night

While Christmas can be a great time of celebration, it can also be a difficult time. There are financial strains, as families attempt to provide all of the material goods that they can for one another. There are emotional strains, as there are empty seats at the table, either from death, illness, or separation. There…

Advent and Christmas Worship Schedule

The month of December is full of celebrations in the Christian Church. We work through the season of Advent, both marking time and preparing ourselves for the birth of the Christ child. We tell the story in song through our Advent cantata, remember that the season has its share of darkness that we struggle with…

Advent Cantata

On the third Sunday of Advent, our choir leads us in worship in song. They present the prophetic promises regarding the Messiah, and point us towards the promises fulfilled in Bethlehem, and the life, death, and resurrection of Christ. Join us in worship on December 15, 2019 at 10:30 am, to hear the story presented…