Sept. 18-20 – Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year
Sept. 20 – If you plan to come for on-site worship, please practice social distancing and wear masks. Pastor Rocky is speaking. The entire service will be streamed online, live on our YouTube channel, starting 10:00 am at www.youtube.com/user/mtzionch, so please watch from home if you are in a vulnerable health category, are uncomfortable about gathering, or have any symptoms of illness. (Whether meeting face-to-face or in spirit, we thank you for your gracious consideration of others in word and deed!) There will be no Children’s church today. Adult Sunday School is being held onsite in classroom 2 and by Zoom at 8:30 am. A new Bible study for women is starting this Sunday, too, 9:00 am in the Coffee room, led by Kelly Coffin. After the service, there will be a meeting in classroom 3 to discuss resuming Children’s Church soon.
Sept. 26 – Rummage sale at NW end of building, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. [Donations for the sale may be left in the outside closet next to the NE (main parking lot) entrance; please observe restrictions posted on door.]
Sept. 27-28 – Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement
Oct. 2-9 – Sukkot, Feast of Tabernacles
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Some home groups and Bible studies are being hosted online, while others are meeting in person (generally limited by state health directives to 10 people maximum, with facemasks required and social distancing in place). This is a time of transition and rapid changes, so contact your group leader for the most current information.
Adult Bible study Sunday mornings at 8:30 am – being held both on-site in classroom 2 and simultaneously via Zoom.
Women’s Bible study Sunday mornings 9:00 am in the Coffee Room, starting Sept. 20.
Men’s Bible Study – Tuesdays, 6:30 pm, on-site in classroom 2.
Trinity Bible class for Youth – Wednesdays, 6:30 pm, classroom 2. 3-year course, must register and pay course fee.
Wednesday Home Group Bible study and fellowship, hosted by Duane & Michele Sheets; 7:00 pm, call 766-7499. (Except 3rd Wednesdays due to Ruby’s Pantry)
Anna’s Company – 2nd and 4th Thurs each month, 7:00 pm, on Zoom – Bible study, teaching, fellowship for women.
Friday home group Bible study and fellowship, hosted by Austin & Sara Spicer, 7:00 pm, call 444-9312.
Other ministries using our building:
Churches United has their office in our building, look for their door on the west side (Lincoln Ave); they provide food vouchers and similar assistance to people needing emergency financial help. Their hours are limited, generally from Noon-4:00 pm on Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri, or depending on the availability of volunteers, and they’re closed on most holidays – call 444-1380 during office hours for more info.
Mon. and Tues. nights, 5:00-6:00 pm – Community Table is continuing to hand out free sack meals from the north door (regular entrance from big parking lot). Everyone who’s hungry is welcome, there is no income restriction. (No meals served on holidays such as Christmas, New Years, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, etc.)
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