We are currently holding in-person services, unless new developments or circumstances necessitate any reconsiderations. We will continue to livestream services and provide drive-up Communion for those taking precautions by staying at home.
Current Worship Schedule
In Person Worship
Saturday @5:00 PM with Holy Communion
Sunday @8:00 AM w/out Communion
Sunday @10:30 AM with Holy Communion
Livestream on Sundays @8:00 AM on Facebook &YouTube
Drive-up Communion on Sundays from 9:15-10:00
Safety measures are taken to provide for physical distancing, hand sanitizer, and sanitation in between services. This limits the sanctuary occupancy to approximately 70, but overflow seating is available in the fellowship hall. Some areas of the facility are off limits and the number & time of services may be adjusted as necessitated. We plan to refrain from physical greetings and passing the offering plate (a drop box is available). The staff plans to conduct the entire service from behind the altar, except Communion distribution. The Elders will handle volunteer duties (ushers, acolytes, A/V, etc.) until volunteers are trained. Please bring your own personal items (hymnal, Bible, kids’ toys/books/crayons, etc.) needed for worship or Bible study.
Entrance to the building for worship is limited to the east entrance under the bell tower.
Parking is available on the street or the east end of the parking lot. Please refrain from parking along the drive-up Communion route. If you are more able-bodied, please reserve closer spots for those who are less abled. Anyone needing handicap accessibility should call ahead to make special arrangements.
Bible study will be provided at 11:00 AM on Wednesdays in the Fellowship Hall. Contact DCE Josh regarding other Bible study opportunities.
Children/Youth ministry: VBS & the Youth Servant Event at Lutheran Island Camp are cancelled. High School Fire is Wednesdays @ 7:30 PM.
Personal Responsibilities: Continue to practice good hygiene, stay home when sick, practice physical distancing, and consider wearing facemasks in public to limit the spread to others.
Vulnerable populations (those over 65 and/or have underlying health conditions): Take extra precautions to practice good hygiene, avoid those who are sick or been exposed to illness, and consider staying home as much as possible.
Christian character: these are less-than-ideal circumstances that will take time to adjust and return to a more normal way of life together, which may mean having to be “un-Lutheran” and sit up front or in a different location than you’re usual spot. Because of Jesus’ sacrifice for you, you are a new person called to put on a Christ-like character. We ask that you please remain flexible, patient, understanding, considerate of others, humble, forgiving, and selflessly & sacrificially loving so that all we say and do is to the praise of God and care for our neighbor (cf. Colossians 3:14-17).
If you have questions, please contact us. We look forward to seeing you soon! Thank you and God bless.