3.24.20 Update from Pastor Chris
Updated: Mar 26, 2020
Dear Church Family, I wanted to update you on ways that we can be together even as we are apart. I know this email reaches you in the midst of uncertainty and isolation which is why it is so important that we find ways to be together. 1. Together in Practice. Wednesday Morning Prayer @ 8am over Zoom Tomorrow morning from 8:00-8:30 am we will gather on zoom for morning prayer. We will be praying through the morning prayer email and also sharing prayer requests. So please join us tomorrow morning if you can. Here are the login details: Topic: Morning Prayer Time: Mar 25, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Time Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/998273823 Meeting ID: 998 273 823 One tap mobile +16465588656,,998273823# US (New York) +13126266799,,998273823# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
2. Together in Parish. Online groups & Realm app It is vital that we stay connected in smaller groups to share our concerns, prayers, daily needs, and hopes with one another. Many of our life groups and prayer groups have been meeting online, and I hope to add some more groups so that everyone can connect at least once a week with others in our church. In addition, we are going to start using the realm app to connect with one another. This app, which is tied in with our church database, will allow us to connect a little more easily. So you will receive a notification about your privacy settings changing in realm which is our first step in rolling out this app. Once we do that, I'll have more instructions for you to download and use.
3. Together in Presence for Our Neighbors. Serving Heights and Hills Center for Successful Aging Many of you are looking for ways to serve our neighbors while not violating the New York State lockdown measures. One place some of us are beginning to serve is through Heights and Hills Center for Aging. They have a location in Park Slope and they are bringing emergency food bags to their elderly clients who are shut-in. You can check their website for more information updates and opportunities to serve. https://www.heightsandhills.org/covid-19-volunteer-response/
4. Together in Provision Our Mercy Team is available if you have immediate physical needs. Please reach out to me if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I know these are trying times for all of you and for our city. Join me in prayer for one another, check in on one another, and may God draw us together by his Spirit even as we are apart.
Remember: in all things Jesus Christ is our life and He is our hope.
More to come.
Grace and peace, Chris
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