COVID-19: Responsible Restart
Our Mission: Rooted in Christ’s love, we are devoted to growing together in God’s Word and to proclaiming Christ in our community and world.

“Give thanks in all circumstances for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thessalonians 5:18).  
 
COVID-19 changed everything for our congregation, and everyone else on this earth. We all learned together. We learned how to worship online from a time, staying home to stay safe. We used virtual ways to stay connected to each other—to maintain our sense of Christian community. We also adapted how we serve each other and our neighbors while remaining socially distanced.

God has brought us safely to a place where we can begin resuming a new normal with the routines and functions at church that were interrupted or changed because of the COVID pandemic. 
 
When we look at the blessings from the pandemic, one of the biggest is that we were reminded in so many ways of the joy we experience when God’s people gather. There is just no replacement for presence. We get to come into the presence of God because of Jesus. Each week God the Holy Spirit gathers us together at his house that he might bless us and then send us out to be a blessing to others. And there's presence again! We get to be present with other people! That vertical and horizontal gift is one we'll not easily take for granted again.
 
On June 2nd our governor lifted the mandatory mask mandate. If you choose to wear a mask to worship, or you choose not to, the Lord bless you in that choice. Just as we did throughout quarantine and all these months of pandemic we will continue to be people of faith, hope and love. God's in charge, as indeed he always has been, and we give all glory and honor to his name!

“Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forger not all his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases” ~ Psalm 103:2-3