September 12 – Genesis 1:1-2:4a, Creation by Word
September 19 – Genesis 21:1-3; 22:1-14, Binding of Isaac
September 26 – Genesis 27:1-4, 15-23; 28:10-17, Jacob’s Dream
October 3 – Exodus 2:23-25; 3:1-15; 4:10-17, God’s Name is Revealed
October 10 – Exodus 16:1-18, God Provides Manna
October 17 – 1 Samuel 3:1-21, God Calls Samuel
October 24- 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 51:10-14, God Calls David
October 31 – 1 Kings 5:1-5; 8:1-13, Solomon’s Temple
November 7 – 1 Kings 19:1-18, God Speaks to Elijah
November 14, Amos 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24, Amos: Justice Rolls Down
November 21, Isaiah 9:1-7, A Child is Born
Local cases of COVID-19 have spiked this summer. We are now asking for everyone who is in the building to wear a mask – regardless of vaccination status.
The pews are no-longer cordoned-off. We still encourage you to use good judgment in how you space yourself. If possible, avoid sitting directly behind or in front of another person. All meetings and Bible study gatherings can return to church with masks as an option for those participating.
For now, the way that bulletins, Communion, and the offering are taken and distributed will not change. The offering plates will still be at the exits. The bulletins will be distributed in the pews. Communion cups will be distributed at entry on the first Sunday of each month. More of the round tables and the water cooler will be put back into place in the back of the sanctuary. We will wait until the fall to re-institute the coffee and fellowship time.
Starting July 18, the adult Sunday school class will return to Asbury Parlor. Starting on July 19, the Monday Lunch and Learn Bible study will meet in Epworth Hall (with a Zoom option still available). The Wednesday midday service of prayer will remain on Zoom and Facebook Live only.
Every Sunday at 9:30
We worship together every Sunday morning from 9:30-10:30. Immediately after worship, there is a time for Sunday School for all ages. There is a traditional feel to our worship, with an informal and welcoming atmosphere. That’s why we call it “Casual Traditional.”
At this time there is no Nursery available but, there are activity bags available for kids in the sanctuary.
The dress is varied. There might be a few people wearing ties, but there will also be some guys wearing t-shirts. Same thing with the ladies, for every dress and pumps, there is also a woman in jeans and a blouse.
Pastor Robb is an energetic preacher, who seldom remains behind the pulpit. Each week he also shares a short children’s moment. If your children feel comfortable, they are welcome to come forward. If you prefer, parents can accompany their little ones up to the front.
The choir is lively, and shares rousing anthems, melodic spirituals, and introspective responses. Our African choir has musical offerings about once a month, many of the songs they share have direct English translations in addition to the native language in which they are singing. It is a truly beautiful experience to hear some of the old favorite hymns sung in two different languages at once. Who knows, you may even learn a little Swahili.
Our newly remodeled sanctuary includes a “Cafe Seating” section. These round tables, with coffee, water, and cookies nearby, offer a new way of experiencing worship. There are kids bulletins available. There is also a room adjacent to the sanctuary for parents with little ones that want a little more privacy. The room is furnished with a glider, a few activities for little ones, softer lighting, and a big window out to the worship space.