ARE WE OPEN?

              Somewhat!  See below

We also have several Online Activities

 

Every Sunday, effective September 6, 2020 -  In Person Communion Service in Church SUSPENDED FOR NOW

 

December 1, 2020

You will find the Wednesday 11am midweek Advent service, December 2, on Facebook (facebook.com/uiflc/live).

 

You will find the bulletin for this service attached.

November 30, 2020

Hello, friends and members of UIF!

Wednesday, December 2 – 11am Midweek Advent Service “Praying with the Saints,” featuring some of the December saints day commemorations (live on Facebook – you can watch it later in the day if that works better for you).

 

If you wish to learn more about Rachel (MIC student) and Nathi’s story, you can read the Trib article here   Or watch the NBC story here   At this point, there is nothing that can be done about his surrendered visitor visa (it was legal, but unjust), but Rachel plans to travel to see Nathi for a couple weeks at Christmas. They are working toward an official fiancé visa soon.

 

Our 11am in person service is currently suspended during the Stay at Home Advisory. We will not meet again for In Person worship until at least January 2021 (date to be determined later).

 

Worship with us virtually through livestream on Sunday mornings at 9:30am on Facebook (www.facebook.com/uiflc) OR YouTube at our UIFLC channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC48ZorvqlmodW7DKTSofJ3A). Worship plan for 12/6/2020 attached. UIF Sunday school is offered virtually through email/YouTube.

 

After virtual worship (approximately 10:30am), find us at a ZOOM Virtual Coffee Hour  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/314512003?pwd=YklNQnlJN1Z6ckFYb2RVYkhmdEZFdz09

 

A Virtual Nativity display video will be available by Wednesday morning (posted on Youtube and Facebook).

 

Sign up to read for Christmas Eve or Christmas Lessons and Carols (recording ahead of time) (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4AAAAE29A4FAC70-christmas

If you want to give your offering to United in Faith online, now is your chance:

https://www.shelbygiving.com/app/giving/uif    When you go there for the first time, you will have to create an online giving account.

 

The church office is open on Wednesdays from 10am-3pm in case you want to drop off or pick up anything from church (fair trade orders, borrowed hymnal, food pantry donation, offering envelopes).

 

You can reach out to me by email (revctp@unitedinfaith.org) if needed. I continue to keep you in my thoughts and prayers these days as we live as the gathered church in many scattered locations.

 

Blessings to you all,

             Pastor Carla

 

LINKS

WHO - https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

CDC - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/uiflc

Martin Luther and His Incredible Response to the Black Plague - https://www.patheos.com/blogs/chorusinthechaos/martin-luther-and-the-black-plague/ 

Guidelines to Keep in Mind from our State, City, and Denomination

Upcoming events: 

God's Work / Our Hands 2020;  

Ministry In Context;

Online Giving

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