Announcements

Worship

Worshiping at limited capacity with restrictions. We will continue to stream live on Facebook each Sunday at 11:00 a.m.

Thursday Morning Bible Study     

Bible Study will meet by ZOOM from 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. on Thursday mornings for a thoughtful study of God’s Word and how it relates to us in our lives.  The Life Guide Bible Study Series is called Spiritual Warfare by Jacob Kuhatschek.  This group had not finished this study previously and now wants to end with lessons: #8 Surviving Satan’s Actions #9 Standing Firm!
If you do not have a book, we can make copies of these lessons for you.  Call Alice Kostoff and one will be sent to you. 

Peace and Global Witness Offering

As we work to share Christ’s peace with one another, let’s share that peace with those beyond our doors, beyond our community, and beyond our borders. The Peace and Global Witness Offering provides the way for us to join together as peacemakers-at all times, in all ways. On World Communion Sunday, October 4, we will collect our traditional Peace and Global Witness Offering. Twenty-five (25%) percent of this Offering remains with our Church to use in our outreach programs in Monroe. The remainder of our Offering is used in programs to end human trafficking, health care training, etc. If you are unable to be in Church that Sunday, you may send a donation to the Church and mark it “Peace and Global Witness”.

Continued Giving

Please remember to continue to give electronically through our website’s giving button and/or by regular mail.

Young Couples

Please continue to sign up on the sheet in the C.E. Lobby if you would like to help with the Community of Need Meal on Thursday evenings.

Daily Bible Readings

Daily Bible Readings beginning on September 27, 2020 through October 4, 2020

Sunday Matthew 21:23-32 Monday Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 Tuesday Philippians 2:1-13 Wednesday Exodus 17:1-17 Thursday Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 Friday James 1:19-27 Saturday Psalm 25:1-9 Sunday Matthew 21:33-46

Programs

2 Cents a Meal Offering

Our 2 Cents a Meal Offering is currently on hold until further notice. In the meantime please keep collecting your coins. The money raised in our 2 Cents a Meal Offering will benefit the MCOP Food Bank. Please pick up one of our “unique” collection cans in the Narthex.

Wee Believers

Please stay tuned for an announcement about a new start up date for our Wee Believers program. As of now our program is cancelled until further notice. There is no child care during Sunday Worship until further notice.

Bell Choir and Choir Rehearsals

Choir and Bell Choir will start up again after we resume normal church activities.

Greeters for Community of Need Meal

For the month of September, the Finance Committee are the greeters on Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m. for our Community of Need Meal. For the month of October, our greeters will be the Congregational Life Committee. For the month of November, our greeters will be the Worship Committee. For the month of December, our greeters will be the Mission and Outreach Committee. The Deacons are the greeters at our Community of Need Meal if there is a fifth Thursday evening during a calendar month (January, May, August, October).

Pastoral Care and Prayer Requests

Prayer Chain News

The Prayer Chain is once again up and working. Twelve members have already joined in this important mission. You are still welcome to join the Prayer Chain. Just call Sara and she will pass your name along to be added to the chain. Please remember that we are called to be a community of prayer. Please contact Sara if you know of someone who needs to be lifted up in prayer. This is your way of helping with the work of the Prayer Chain.

Pastoral Care and Prayer Requests

Please direct any Pastoral Care needs and Prayer Requests to our Church Office. Information shared will be confidential. This is a way we can remain a community of faith even though apart during this time of social distancing.

Prayer and Encouragement to Others

Please remember for pray for our members with on-going health concerns and our shut-in members. As always sending an encouragement card is a thoughtful way of showing that they are in your thoughts and prayers and/or even an encouraging telephone call can help tremendously.