Please know that we fully understand that not everyone will be ready to return… We understand that some of our folks are at higher risk for COVID-19, and we respect your decision and hope you will care for your health. VURCH will continue, and you are encouraged to worship virtually until you feel safe to come back.
Things are a little different now that we have resumed. We will ask everyone to wear a face covering and to maintain social distancing. We will be limiting the seating areas of the sanctuary in order to help with spacing. We won’t have congregational singing for now, but will have music as we have in our VURCH services since the pandemic started. There will be no printed bulletin and no offering plates will be passed; plates will be positioned at the entrance to the sanctuary for you to place your offering. Our Ritual of Friendship will be different since we won’t be hugging or shaking hands. Elbow bumps, waves, and verbal greetings are encouraged as you come into the building and as you exit. We ask that you enter through the main door to the narthex and exit through the doors to the right. Hand sanitizer, masks, and wipes will be available for your use.
We grieve the loss of so many of our “normal” ways of being together, but we choose first to “Do no harm.” And yet, we will still have Church. The Spirit will still move among us, God will be glorified and the name of Jesus will be lifted each week. So many things have changed, for now, but God’s grace, mercy and love remain constant.
Please take care of yourself and your families. Have a blessed week.
Jan 17 Reading: John 3:1-10
Message: A New Perspective
Jan 24 Reading: Romans 12:1-2
Jan 31 Reading: 1 Corinthians 8:1-13
Message: We Belong
Feb 7 Reading: Isaiah 40:21-23,25-26
Message: Memory Is A Fickle Thing
Feb 14 Reading: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Message: What Do I Win?
Feb 21 Reading: Mark 10:13-16
Message: A Journey To Hope: Choose Wisely
Feb 28 Reading: Mark 11:1-11
Message: A Journey To Hope: Traveling Light
Mar 7 Reading: Mark 10:35-44
Message: A Journey To Hope: Remembering Where We're Going
Mar 14 Reading: Mark 14:32-40
Message: A Journey To Hope: Time For A Pit Stop
Mar 21 Reading: Mark 10:17-22
Message: A Journey To Hope: Watch Out For Roadblocks
Mar 28 PALM SUNDAY
Reading: Psalm 117
Message: A Journey To Hope: Are We There Yet?
Disciples United Methodist sanctuary is now equipped with the newest technology to help the hearing impaired with hearing aids and cochlear implants. This technology is already in use at the Peace Center & several local playhouses. [Switch hearing aid or cochlear device to the “T”, T-Coil or telephone position.] For questions please contact American Loop Systems 231-955-3636.
The entire building and parking lot are wheelchair accessible.
Our Mission: To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Our Vision: We strive to be a growing family of faith that nurtures a climate of caring and spiritual growth within its membership, celebrates inclusiveness and racial diversity as a reality and continuing goal within its membership and witness for fairness, compassion and love among all God’s people.
10:00am Sunday Worship with Rev. Sandra Smith King
All are Welcome Here
Coffee & Fellowship follow the Service
Worship with Communion on the first Sunday of each month.
11:15am Sunday School For All Ages
4:00pm Bible Study
185 Riley Smith Drive, Greenville, SC 29615, US
The Church Office is open Monday - Thursday from 9:00am - 2:00pm.
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