Welcome to our second weekly email.
Church Building: Here at church the doors are locked and the church building is closed. Victoria will be here in the office M/W/F from 9:30—1:30 to do the most needed work. Pastor Dick will be here as well on a limited basis.
The Food Pantry will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10 to noon with limited staffing. Food is being handed out while people stay in their cars.
Our Team Captains will continue to check in on a weekly basis. If you need assistance in any way, please let them know or contact the church office at 637-3804. We will be checking messages on a regular basis.
We will be sending this newsletter out by email and postal mail to those who
request it each week.
Daily Devotionals are also available at the church. Contact us if you would like one delivered.
Church Meetings will take place through phone calls and video conference. See more on those below.
Each Sunday we will record a worship service. For those with internet access it will be live on Facebook. If you don’t have Facebook, you can find a link to that on our web page. Look for it Sunday morning at 10:25.
If you don’t have internet, a bulletin can be mailed to you. You can also request a recorded cd of the service and we will deliver it to you.
This Sunday as a part of worship we are celebrating communion. You can use any juice or wine you have at home along with a piece of bread or cracker.
Tuesday Prayer Group
Tuesday Prayer Group will be meeting by phone each week at 1:30.
Join us at:
Meeting ID: 269 637 3804
By Phone: Call in by using the following number: +1-646-558-8656
If you have prayer requests, please let us know. These will be added to the Tuesday and Sunday lists
Please hold the following in your prayers this week:
- Brittny Buck
- Bill Wood
- Elaine Stephens
- Karen Morey
- Rick Olsen
- Bonnie Deke
- Lynn Hiscock
- Lynda Sharpe
- Todd & Eric Ruesink
Family of Kathy Lamphier who died 3/21
All affected by the Coronavirus. (CoVid 19)
We pray for our brothers and sisters at First Congregational in St. Joseph.
Adult Bible Study
Would you like to be a part of a video chat or phone call regarding the scripture for next Sunday? Pastor Dick has one group meeting on Thursday evenings and would be interested in forming one or two additional groups. Let him know by contacting the church or calling him at 269-214-8924.
Looking Ahead to Palm Sunday
Pastor Dick will be handing out Palm branches and a Holy Week Devotional at the church on Wednesday and Friday (April 1 and 3) from 10 to noon at the Food Pantry door. If you are out food shopping or going for a walk at that time come on by.
On Sunday, April 5th, the palms will be available from 10-5 on the outside front steps of the sanctuary.
These can also be delivered to you by contacting the church office.
How Can We Help
You should be receiving a call from a member of the church each week to see how you are doing. If there is something at the church we can assist you with, please let them know or call the church.
How Can You Help
You can mail weekly church offerings to:
First Congregational Church
651 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
Jeffrey Dick 269-214-8924
Mike Tupper 269-303-3743
Church Office: 268-637-3804
During these times of staying home, we trust that you are taking care of yourself, getting outside for a walk when the sun is shining. Hopefully no more snow will fall!
May God’s blessings be with you