Saturday, March 13, 2021 | 7 p.m.
“Blessed are those that mourn, for they will be comforted” Matthew 5:4
This coming March 13 will mark one year since Governor Inslee declared a state of emergency in Washington and the COVID-19 epidemic began to take hold. Since that time our church, community, country and the world have endured economic hardships, lost the ability to safely socialize in person as normal, plus our loss of in person community worship. Most importantly, of course, is the tremendous and tragic loss of life here and worldwide.
When Christians are faced with tragedy God calls us to mourn, grieve and be comforted by Him. In recognition of that and the need many of us feel to respond, we are holding a service of remembrance on Saturday, March 13 at 7 PM, for COVID-19 victims and also for loved ones lost for other causes.
The service will be open to anyone up to a socially distant safe capacity in the sanctuary, plus the fellowship hall will be open for overflow. It will also be live-streamed on our YouTube channel and FM broadcast to our parking lot. The community is being invited too as we have spread the word to other area churches. As usual required masks, social distancing, prescreening and other COVID safety precautions will be instituted.
For those in person attendees there will be an opportunity to bring forward a candle in the name of someone lost this past year. In addition, those viewing via live-streaming can submit names of loved ones lost on the YouTube comments section. You can also email names to the church at email@example.com or call the church office by March 11 and leave a message. All names submitted will be mentioned and prayed for during the service.
Should you come in person it would be helpful for planning, but not required, to sign up below to come. We also encourage everyone to spread the word in our community and everywhere via social media or word of mouth. Instruct those you invite to go to our website or to the YouTube channel for live-streamed viewing.
We pray you all will find this event to be a blessing to you, your loved ones and our community.
Worship & Arts Team