Posts by Jason Christ

Congregational Meeting – September 19, 2020

We will gather in the sanctuary on Saturday, September 19 at 10 a.m. for our regularly scheduled congregational meeting. In addition to our normal business of electing officers for the Ministry Council and approving an operating budget, we will be voting to approve changes to our Constitution and ByLaws. We need a quorum of at least 50 people to approve the changes. We will be using our standard Health and Safety protocols for this meeting. If possible, please plan to…

Parking Lot Worship – September 2, 2020

SEPTEMBER 2 UPDATE: Weather is looking good, but if we need to, we will move inside. You can download a copy of the service below. Let’s end our summer outdoor worship series with a bang! Join us for the last service of the season in the Preschool playground parking lot on September 2 at 7 p.m. in the great outdoors—weather permitting of course! We can’t end with a bang if we didn’t do something different… So let’s celebrate! Starting at…

Funeral Service for Major Thomas R. Syers

Major Thomas R. Syers went to his heavenly rest on July 30, 2020. Let’s join together in praying for Sue and Chris Bish, his family and all who love Thomas as they grieve their loss and celebrate the gift of eternal life that is his through Christ. The funeral will be streamed on our YouTube Channel or in the embedded video below. Service starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 27. See below for the obituary from the Buffalo News.…

Parking Lot Worship – August 5, 2020

Join us for worship in the Preschool playground parking lot on August 5 at 7 p.m. in the great outdoors—weather permitting of course! A few things you should know about worship in the parking lot: We’ll do some singing together. Bring a lawn chair to sit on. We sit 12′ feet apart, so masks are not required during the service. We’ll pray for your prayer requests out loud during the service. You can submit requests online for inclusion in the…

Funeral Service for Luke Ciminelli – July 15, 2020

We will be streaming the funeral service for Luke Ciminelli on Wednesday, July 15 at 11 a.m. If you would like to attend in-person, please review our current health and safety guidelines. There will be limited seating in the sanctuary, with priority given to family. There will be overflow seating in the lobby and the gym, with a livestream in each.

Congregational Meeting – July 11, 2020

We are holding a congregational meeting on July 11 at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary. In addition to some normal business like reporting on ministry, finances, and ongoing projects, we will also be voting to form a call committee for the position of Associate Pastor as part of Vicar Jason’s seminary training. We will be using the following procedures for the meeting: Please enter through Door 1 (the main drive-up entrance). Bring a mask with you. If you don’t have…

Parking Lot Worship – July 8, 2020

Join us for worship in the Preschool playground parking lot on July 8 at 7 p.m. This will be our last service for a few weeks. We plan to return for one in August and another in September. Watch for details about those services as we get closer. A few things you should know about worship in the parking lot: We’ll do some singing together. Bring a lawn chair to sit on. Bring a baby picture with you. The bigger…

Parking Lot Worship – July 1, 2020

Join us for worship in the Preschool playground parking lot! We’ll celebrate our third Wednesday night service on July 1 at 7 p.m. in the great outdoors—weather permitting of course! A few things you should know about worship in the parking lot: We’ll do some singing together. Bring a lawn chair to sit on. If you play a musical instrument, bring it along. Don’t worry, we won’t draft you into an impromptu band! We’ll take volunteers to play a couple…

Parking Lot Worship – June 24, 2020

We held our first worship service in the parking lot on June 17. Our plan is to do it each week through July 8, weather permitting, then make a decision about continuing the services. These services will happen in the playground parking lot. There’s singing, prayer, a brief devotion, and some sort of interactive element. You can sign up for service using the button below. The theme for June 24 is water. Service begins at 7 p.m. We’ll ask you…