Hang in there! The roller coaster ride known as “2020” is almost over. But we aren’t quite finished yet. 🙂
Our leaders met last night to review and process the most recent virus data and assess the implications for our meetings and gatherings. We’ve also received word from our District Superintendent as to his recommendations for all of our district churches (which includes us). I am pleased to announce that we will continue to open our doors for the weekend worship service on Saturdays at 10 AM! These past three weekends, since we’ve moved indoors, have been tremendous worship encounters with God and one another and the size of the room has allowed for socially distanced seating. We also want to say thank you for supporting our directives regarding wearing masks in and out. We’ve allowed you to decide on whether or not to wear your masks once seated. Please continue these practices.
Our groups that have been meeting in homes, however, provide a greater challenge because of the smaller and more confined spaces. We have decided to shift groups to a Zoom format through December 2020. We will re-evaluate in January. Historically, we have always suspended most of our groups during the holidays (Thanksgiving-New Year), so this isn’t a radical change from what has been our norm.
Our Christmas worship service will be Saturday morning, December 19th at 10 AM ~ at Harvest Fellowship, 299 E Gates, Romeo, MI 48065 ~ our current “temporary” home.
As always, we will continue to offer worship services LIVE streaming on our Facebook page for those feeling led to stay home. If you watch on Facebook please make a comment. We’d love to stay connected by hearing from you in the comments section.
Finally, we just want you to know that you are loved, being prayed for and are still “a part” of this church family even while we are “apart”. Our building will be completed in early 2021 and a wonderful new day awaits us! Please remain faithful in your financial giving so that the work of Christ might advance even during this pandemic. Online giving is available at www.orcn.info/online-giving
At this THANKSGIVING, I am THANKFUL for a great church and people like YOU!
Pastor Steve Barkey
Orchard Ridge Church
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