Phase 2 Reopening
June 7, 2020 to June 13, 2020
All DayCategory: Churchwide
Phase 2 of our Reopening began June 8th - Seth Hammond explains:
As we begin to reopen, we want to be Biblically focused. In the case of this virus which has ravaged and changed our world here are the two Biblical mandates for how we will try to manage our office reopen.
“Do not be afraid” is mentioned 70 times in the Bible (NIV). I think the intent is clear.
John 14:27-Amplified Bible - Peace I leave with you; My [perfect] peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid. [Let My perfect peace calm you in every circumstance and give you courage and strength for every challenge.]
“Love your neighbor” - Part of loving is protecting. This includes the honoring of guidelines established to protect our office staff, their families, and everyone who comes to the office.
Matt 7:12 “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets
Matt 22:37-39 And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38 This is the great and first
commandment. 39 And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
OFFICE REOPEN GUIDELINES: WE WELCOME YOU BACK!
Please do not physically come to the office if:
- You are sick.
- You have fever.
- If you are in any “high risk” category.
- You have come into contact with someone with COVID 19 in the last 14 days.
If you come to the office:
Ring the exterior bell for access.
Please respect 6 feet physical distancing:
i. With all interaction with staff or other people present.
ii. If you are involved in any church-related activity
(meeting, prayer group, or Bible Study).
iii. Be especially aware of common gathering areas:
Masks are welcome and accepted, but not mandatory.
Kitchen(s) closed. No common food and/or drink please.
SUNDAY MORNING CLASSES began June 14:
9:30 a.m. CLASSES
God’s Plan for Ethnicity and Unity in a Fractured Culture. Location: Classroom A/B. Taught by David Forbes
Our society is divided in many ways and seeks unity in our culture, but the pursuit is in vain for one specific reason. We will look at Biblical perspectives in scripture that change the hearts of men and women.
The Writings of CS Lewis. Location: The Basement. Taught by Jim Coffield
This summer, we will be studying the Christian world view and theological truths found in the fiction of CS Lewis. Books used in this study will include The Space Trilogy and the Chronicles of Narnia. Students (rising 4th grad and up) are encouraged to attend this class with their family. Chris Pifer and John DeVault will be assisting Jim with teaching.
11:00 a.m. CLASSES
Hebrews: Believing the Superiority of Christ in Order to “Keep On Keeping On.” Location: The Choir Room. Taught by Joel McCall
The book of Hebrews speaks into the struggles of all believers with the compelling encouragement as to how and why we must have confidence in our faith. This will be a stunning exposition of the majesty of Christ. You will not be the same after this study.
The Gospel of John. Location: Classrooms A/B. Taught by Jon Shugart
Our class will be resuming our study of the Gospel of John. We'll pick back up at John Chapter 13. In chapter 12, Jesus ended his public ministry. In the next 5 chapters, we see Him pouring Himself into his disciples, preparing them to continue the gospel ministry after He is gone. It is rich scripture, and His instructions prepare us for the work at hand that He has prepared for us to do.
A study of Ruth and Esther. Location: The Warehouse. Taught by Chris Jaeger
Beyond mere narratives of two exceptional women, we will look at the lives of Ruth and Esther who in bitter circumstances came to believe that God uses all things to save his people. As we examine their lives, we can expect to witness the Lord's work in our own lives. Join us for a class designed for class discussions around the word of God.