We will be gathering for a time of worship in the south parking lot of Two Rivers Church at 2:00 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month. The scheduled February 7 service however, has been postponed until February 14 due to inclement weather.
The focus of each service will be the full Communion liturgy. The elements will be prepared in pre-packaged cups and distributed to people who remain in their parked cars. In addition to the Communion Liturgy. there will be music, Communion hymns, and a short devotional.
This service will be in addition to our weekly Worship at Home videos. The videos will continue to be released at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday on Facebook Live and our church website. I will assume that those who come to this service have already watched the worship video, so my time will be more of a short reflection as opposed to a full sermon. The entire service is expected to last around 30 minutes.
While many churches have been doing virtual Communion through their videos, I have been reluctant to do this because I believe an important part of Communion is the fact that we are gathered together. Over the last few months, it seems like every time we were on the brink of feeling comfortable gathering together, the news of the virus’s spread has pushed back our plans.
Until we feel that is responsible to gather in the sanctuary, we will be holding Parking Lot Communion services on the first Sunday of the month:
February 7* (postponed until February 14)
April 4 (Easter Sunday)