Church Events & Announcements
ON-CAMPUS WORSHIP SERVICE TIMES/PLACES
We offer three servies on Sundays:
- 8:30 am Liturgical service in the Sanctuary
- 11:00 am Liturgical service out in the courtyard unless inclement weather
- 11:00 am Praise & Worship service in the Gym
One Service on Wednesdays:
- Noon On-Campus Liturgical service in the Sanctuary
Holy Communion will be offered at all on-campus services; precautions are in place.
On-Site Adult Bible Study & Sunday School (K-5th grade) have resumed! Adult Bible study meets at 10:00 am in the sanctuary; and K-5th Grade Sunday School meets at 9:30 am in the Fellowship Hall. 6th-8th grade catechism classes will remain on-line for now. We ask 6th-12th grade folks who are attending services on-campus to please join in with the Adult Bible Study class in the sanctuary; thank you.
CURRENT CHURCH OFFICE HOURS!
Our new Hours of operation will 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
CONFERENCE CALLS WITH PASTOR MCFARLAND
Every Wednesday at 11:00 am Pastor McFarland will host a conference call where our parish family can come together over the phone. It is very simple to join the call by following these directions:
1. Call this toll-free number; 1-866-678-6823
2. When prompted, enter this guest passcode: 3747914#
3. At the noted times, you and others, will be connected to Pastor McFarland.
Each call will include a devotion, a time to check in with each other and a time of prayer will occur. We hope you can join us for at least one call per week but we welcome you to call more than once a week.
Please call the church office 828-252-1795 if you have questions or have trouble connecting to the call.
> Volunteers Needed for audio and video tech team. We will be live streaming our services and need a team of members to learn the equipment and help us on Sunday mornings. Training will be provided. We hope to have at least 4 people trained so we can have them rotate through each month. Please contact Kevin Lorenz if you are interested. [email protected]
April Non-Agenarian Birthday Celebrations (90+) for those wishing to send cards to honor these special birthdays:
> Diana Hempel (April 12- turning 96)
4/16 Daniel and Briana Hastings.
> Youth SNL Meetings on Sundays evenings. No Youth activities at this time.
> Pickleball 6 pm - 8 pm every Friday in the gym. Equipment provided. Not meeting at this time.
> Open Gym for basketball is every Sunday from 3 pm-4:30 pm. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Need more info? Contact Lynn Bellows at 778-1339. Not meeting at this time.
> Linus Blankets - 1pm on Second Tuesday of every month in the narthex. Working from home and bringing in donatons at this time.
> LWML Meetings - First Tuesday of every month during the school year at 5:30 pm. Still selling PECANS. Please contact church office or [email protected] to place an order.
> No in-person Small Group Bible Study meetings at this time. Recording Bible studies and posting online instead.
> Wednesday Evening Handbell (6:30) and Choir (7:30) Rehearsals - music room with Dr. Kevin Lorenz. Currently meeting in small groups at various times for recordings.
> 2020 Octogenarian Meal (Cancelled) for our members 80 and over. Next event theme will be The Roaring 20s! More info to come when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
> Bushwhackers: not meeting as a group but working out a schedule where individuals can work on projects separately to help with up-keep of church and school grounds. Want to help? Please contact the church office at [email protected] for more info; thank you.