Preparing for Worship
“Wherever two or more are gathered in my name,” Jesus said, “there am I in the midst of them.” Whether you’re gathered around the breakfast table with your family, sitting in your favorite recliner, or taking a walk outside, we assemble Jesus’ name bearing witness to the Church’s identity and mission as Christ’s body in the world.
As you prepare for
worship, light a candle. This simple act reminds us of God’s presence in this
hour of worship and the entrance of Jesus Christ, the light of the world, into
our midst. This candle will remind you of Christ’s light and love, and it will
also be a symbol to signify our togetherness despite our separation, during
this time. I invite you to share a picture of your candle and your “worship
space.” Please also email me your picture at firstname.lastname@example.org; on Sunday
afternoon, I will share images of our togetherness.
Please click on the image to the left, for your copy of the bulletin.
Announcements for Sunday, August 16, 2020:
- Chris will be in the office on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday morning. But please, feel free to email email@example.com or call 217-732-6141 at any time to leave a message. we'll get back to you as soon as we can.
- You are invited to call in for our ZOOM-based, TUESDAY TEA @ 2 P.M. You can find the login information on our Zoom-Hub page (see link at the top of this page).
- On Wednesday, August 19, the Book Study will meet at 1:30 p.m. at St. John’s UCC. You are still invited to participate in the 7 p.m. ZOOM meeting as well. Call in at:1-312-626-6799 Meeting ID: 959 9477 4916, Password: 513617
- Please continue to drop off items for the Food Pantry in the blue tub on the office porch. They continue to seek donations of dish soap, lotion/hand cream, body wash, paper towels, tissues, laundry and cleaning supplies, band aids, and bar soap, as well as, toothbrushes and toothpaste.
Thank you, for your faithful offerings to the church. Please click on the "GIVE" link at the top of the page to present your gifts online.