NORTH MARION FELLOWSHIP
Join Us For
“Church on the Ranch”
Sundays during the Summer
Stigall’s Ranch -12277 Donald Rd, Aurora
¨ Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit on
¨ Social distancing will be encouraged
Activity Packets for Children under 12
For More information call 503.984.5457 or
North Marion Fellowship Service
NMF and Friends,
Our first message in Colossians- “Supremacy & Sufficiency of Christ” series!!
Please join us for our online video service Sunday morning at 10:30 AM on Facebook. (You can hop on early at 10:29am) Just go to North Marion Fellowship page. Check-in and say hi to all those watching online. Watch the service, join in the worship time and during our prayer time and please enjoy our time together. There will also be time at the end of service to say goodbye to one another.
If you can’t make it at 10:30am or don’t have Facebook here is the link that you can catch the entire service from. Or you can watch later on Facebook at your convenience.
Welcome to NMF’s June 21st Service
Reminder- Ladies Hike on Thursday June 25th at Silver Creek Falls. Meet at the Terwilliger home at 6 pm to carpool.
I encourage you to read below about next week’s service and plans for NMF.
North Marion Fellowship and Friends,
Well, it has been an interesting past few months as a nation and for our church. I want to update you on our current situation, our summer plans, and also celebrate some things that we have done.
First, as you have probably heard Marion County has just been approved to enter Phase 2. That means we can meet as a church for Worship services as long as we honor the state health guidelines. So, we are planning to have our first In-Person Church service on June 28th at 10:30am. We will be having shorter services which will be around an hour.
While we have been in discussions with the school district about returning to the Primary School and have been given some approvals, we will not be meeting at the school this summer. This is due to the fact that people over the age of 12 would be required to wear masks at all Schools in Marion County as per the new Governor’s order. The School Construction also limits our entry and usage. We also know that with Covid19, open air or less confined space is safer.
For these reasons we have decided to have summer services at Ford & Sharon Stigall’s Ranch (12277 Donald Rd NE) which is less than a mile from the school. This summer we will be calling our time together, “NMF Church at the Ranch.” During nice weather we will meet outside and if the weather isn’t conducive for outdoor service we have some additional options we are working on. Please bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit on as a family unit. We will have some chairs available as well, but if you have extra lawn chairs we could use this summer please bring them for others. Remember to dress for the weather and make plans for sun protection if needed. There is adequate parking and we will have ADA Portable Bathroom facilities as well as hand sanitizers available.
We will continue to record the service and it will be available for people who can’t or choose not to come to live service and wish to watch later Sunday afternoon/evening.
We encourage people who desire to wear masks to church services to do so but, we will not require it at this time. Let’s respect and cherish/honor one another no matter what we choose to do in regards to masks and all other Covid19 situations. We do need to respect and follow the 6 foot distancing and other requirements in our services.
Right now there will not be Children’s Ministry classes. However, we will provide some quiet activities for children during the service. There will be no beverages or refreshments provided at this time (other than bottled water), so bring your own coffee/beverage if you like.
If you or a member of your family are ill, have a fever, or have been exposed to someone that has tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days, we request that you or they refrain from coming to a service in order to protect others.
There will still be many details and issues to be worked out as we move ahead. We understand that not everyone will be comfortable or ready to meet in person and we respect those choices. As stated earlier the service will be recorded and available online later.
If you have questions please feel free to contact Pastor Jim or one of our Elders.
Pastor Jim and NMF Leadership
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