By John Durbin, COTP Moderator The team helping us navigate the road to as much normalcy as possible as the pandemic subsides met May 23 after Sunday worship. Here is what they are requesting: This is not a time to be complacent. Remain cautious in your interactions with people whose vaccination status is unknown. If… Continue reading In-Person worship: Next steps
It was so wonderful to be with you last Sunday. To be able to look into each other’s eyes, feel the energy, laugh, pray — words are poor tools in which to express the emotions of it all. Thank you to everyone who worked behind the scenes to make things go smoothly — the safety team,… Continue reading It was so wonderful…
What is the church going to look like when we emerge from the tomb of quarantine? Jesus’ appearance had changed; will ours? The person, the church who emerges from quarantine doesn’t have to be the same old person or institution. And what better time for transformation than now, when we have this new opportunity to… Continue reading We are dreamers who do
I’ve been waiting for this Sunday for a long, long time. I confess I have a mixed bag of emotions surrounding it: excitement, anxiety, hope, fear, joy, worry, and gratitude all blended together. Maybe you are in a similar situation. In any case, this Sunday is the day! And together we will support one another… Continue reading Returning to in-person indoor worship 5/2/2021
I have literally been waiting for this moment for a year! It broke my heart to have to go from in-person worship to video; I know you join me in missing our in-person gatherings. I truly believe that I will never, ever, take for granted the blessing of being able to gather in our sanctuary!… Continue reading The stone is rolling away!