March 17, 2020
Dear Church Family,
In recent days, we have seen unprecedented measures taken against the spread of COVID-19. As the staff continues to evaluate the ever-changing situation, our priority is to respond in the most faithful way. As a church body, our commitments must be to honor God in all things, be faithful in prayer and stewardship, and to share the love of Christ with those around us.
After prayerful consideration, discussion, and evaluation of the global pandemic, we have made the decision to suspend all on-campus activities and corporate gatherings through March 31. We will continue to assess the conditions and adjust our plan of action accordingly. To not neglect the biblical mandate to meet together, our 10:30AM service will be available exclusively online via livestream. As believers, when we are unable to worship together in a corporate setting, it can leave us feeling incomplete. While we may not be together in the same room, we can be confident in that our worship of the Living God is not contained to one building or location. Through livestream and digital resources, we can still worship the Lord together each Sunday.
Our current plan of action:
- Suspending all on-campus activities and congregational gatherings through March 31
- Livestreaming our 10:30AM service on Facebook and YouTube
- Posting updates each Friday on Facebook and on our website
- Deep cleaning / sanitizing each building on campus
Information on digital resources:
In these times of great uncertainty, when most of our activities in life and at church have been disrupted, what are we to do? Isaiah encourages us to “Seek the LORD while He may be found.” This could be a time to let fear dictate our actions, but it could also be a time for a great spiritual awakening. Not only during this crisis, but in all our days, may we commit to being ambassadors for Christ. Let us take the time we have been given to intentionally love and care for each other. Now is the time to step up – not step back. How can we do this? We can pray for one another, call one another, and help those who are in need. May we serve with His hands and see with His eyes, so that our community, nation, and world will know Christ by our love.
FBC Dublin Staff