Session Votes to Move into Phase 5

On June 14 the Session voted to move to Phase 5. Here’s what you need to know: This Sunday, June 20, will be the last Corporate Worship Service using Eventbrite Registration and taking temperatures. Starting next Sunday, June 27, seating for Corporate Worship will be on a first-come, first-served basis. We will have two sections:…

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Right Color, Wrong Culture by Bryan Loritts

We’re narrative creatures, and sometimes the best way to make a point is by telling a story. Bryan Loritts calls his book Right Color Wrong Culture a ‘Leadership Fable.’ It’s a fictional account of a Christian school wanting to move out of a ‘transitioning’ neighborhood to a better part of town. They would do a…

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Grace Defined and Defended by Kevin DeYoung

The Canons of Dort were written in 1619 in response to the Remonstrance of 1610. Hey, wake up! Did I lose you? Sometimes we have a “present bias” where we give more weight to things in our particular period or time and discount things from another era. But Kevin DeYoung wants us to cherish this…

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A Solitary Blue by Cynthia Voigt

“I’m sorry.” “It doesn’t make any difference.” These were the two lines that Jeff Green learned to use at age 7 when his mom left. He felt invisible. He didn’t want his dad to leave too. When his mom, Melody, left, she left a note. There are some hot dogs in the refrigerator, she wrote.…

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Think Again by Adam Grant

Red Sox fans hate Yankee fans. And Yankee fans hate Red Sox fans. How would that change? Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist who teaches at the University of Pennsylvania and hosts an excellent podcast entitled WorkLife. His new book, Think Again, caught my attention when movie producer JJ Abrams came on to Adam Grant’s…

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Session Votes to Move into Phase 4

On Feb 1 the Session voted to move to Phase 4 beginning Feb 14. Here’s what you need to know: Beginning Feb 14: Sunday School for all ages will return, socially distanced, running from 9:45-10:35am. The Adult Sunday School class will meet in the Sanctuary. Feb 14: Connect Ministries SS Feb 21: Serve Ministries SS…

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Session Votes to Move Back to Phase 3 of our COVID Plan

On Dec 3, the Session voted to move from Phase 4 back to Phase 3, effective immediately. Our Phase-In Plan is flexible and dynamic, enabling us to respond to circumstances as they change.   Here’s what you need to know: We will still have Sunday worship services in-person and via livestream, but all other gatherings…

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Session Votes to Move into Phase 4

On Sept 14 the Session voted to move to Phase 4 beginning Sept 27. Here’s what you need to know: Sunday School for all ages will return, socially distanced, running from 9:45-10:30am. The Adult Sunday School class will meet in the Sanctuary. The Redeemer Explored class will meet in the Fellowship Hall and via Zoom.…

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Masks Required Temporarily

Considering the rise of Coronavirus cases in Mississippi and a recent ordinance from the mayor of Jackson, at the July 6 Session meeting, the Session voted to require masks in our worship services until further notice. Masks will be required in all available seating (both upstairs and downstairs) for the duration of the service. This…

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