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And We’re on Hold

Posted by on Jul 19, 2020 in COVID-19 Updates, General | 0 comments

[This page was updated on May 21, July 20, and August 24, 2020, as new details became available.] Pretty much everything is “on hold” right now, but I’m pretty sure “We’ll be right back” is not what we’re going to hear. The next step(s) of dealing with the division within the United Methodist Church are “on...

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Food & Supplies Needed NOW!

Posted by on Jun 28, 2020 in COVID-19 Updates | 0 comments

The list below was updated on September 14. Our friends at Solanco Neighborhood Ministries continue to care for people in our community with weekend food supplies (SWEEP) and emergency food bags. Here’s a note from the office: “We are looking for someone to help us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10AM-12PM. Must be able to drive to Giant...

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Draft Re-Opening Plan eff. 6/22/20

Posted by on Jun 18, 2020 in COVID-19 Updates, General | 3 comments

We have added some small revisions as of 6/22, in red. 5/31 Ad Board Meeting Following were discussed during our May 31, 2020, Ad Board meeting via conference call: Safe distancing (outdoor/parking lot worship when weather permits) Masks required (we expect to have some masks on hand if needed) No group singing (not decided – we’re talking...

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Planning for Re-Opening

Posted by on May 30, 2020 in COVID-19 Updates, General | 2 comments

Pastor Roger’s thoughts and resources on re-opening our sanctuary as we recover from the Coronavirus shutdown. Note that religious institutions have not been ordered to close during the pandemic; Governor Wolf has consistently classified us as Essential. That has never changed. However, it has seemed prudent to temporarily stop gathering together in...

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Draft Re-Opening Plan After COVID-19

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in COVID-19 Updates, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This replaces the original draft version from the EPA Conference. The original had several broken links. Comments from Pastor Roger: This is presented for information and guidance only. Some recommendations here may not fit our circumstances. Many of the links and references at the end appear to be very negative in approach. I would have preferred more...

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