As in-person school resumes in Scott County, we anticipate meeting in person for worship soon. However, there is no way that we will be out of the red by next Sunday, January 24. As of January 14, our rate is 59, with 25 being the red threshold. Hopefully, the numbers drop and we are able to meet for worship in person on January 31. As per our policy, we will check our rate on the Thursday before to see if we are still red.
Due to the work of the trustees, when we are able to gather again in person (hopefully January 31), we will be able to meet in the sanctuary. Registration will be required along with mask-wearing and physical distancing, and congregational singing will be prohibited. Next week you will receive the link to register for worship on January 31. Our prayers are that it will not be long until we can safely gather together in person again!
Click here to read the Winter Worship Plan.
The church building remains closed and the church office and staff can be reached via phone and email during regular office hours (Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.).
Our worship service is a virtual-only service on Sundays at 11 a.m. until our indoor worship plan goes into effect (see above for more details). We stream this live service on our Facebook page as well as the worship page of our website, and then save the videos so they can be viewed at a later time.
In order to protect our church family and community, everyone who attends in-person activities will be required to observe the following safety measures.
- Everyone age 5+ must wear a mask unless prevented to do so by a health condition. Masks will be available if you do not have one.
- Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your household. This means no hugging, handshakes, high fives, or any other physical contact.
- Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer (provided) before and after the activity.
- If you have a fever or are ill in any way, stay home.
Ways to help during this difficult time:
Donate food to the SCMS Backpack Program
Scott County Middle School continues to distribute food to hungry families through their backpack program. We have set up donation bins at the McEuens’ (409 E. Main Street) and the Roses’ (168 Carriage Lane) to collect food. These bins will be located in front of the houses from 10 to 4 each weekday. Please follow all sanitation and physical distancing guidelines as you drop off food. Nonperishable items that are easy to disinfect are preferred. Click here for a list of suggested items.
Financially support our ministry partners
These three ministries could really use our financial support right now. Please consider making a gift to ensure their vital work continues. You can give online through our website and select which organization to support using the drop-down menu.
Offer assistance to your Faith family
Fill out this online form if you are willing to offer help to Faith friends and members. Ways to help include running errands, calling regularly to check in, offering technical support, and giving money to alleviate financial stress.