Posts from March 2020

Posts from March 2020

Update 3-23-2020

Hey McFarland! Pastor Wayne here! I know that it is difficult to deal with the “social distancing” that we are being asked to do. Please remember that we are available during regular office hours:Monday and Thursday 9-4Wednesday 9-12 Noon.I can also be reached at 423-304-1071 or at wcook@mcfarlandumc.org if you need me. However, my cell is unavailable from 10:00 pm to 8:00 am. In order for us to have some “face time” together, I am using some meeting software called…

Mid-Week Update 3-18-2020

Here is the latest news from McFarland UMC. Highlights: The Free Store is cancelled for this month. We hope to resume in April. Worship services with a live congregation are cancelled for this Sunday, March 22. We will once again broadcast a simple service of Morning Prayer on Facebook and via the website. All activities at the church are cancelled until at least April 1. The church office is operating on normal hours. Monday & Thursday 9-4 and Wednesday 9-12.…

Important Update Re: Coronavirus

Important Information about McFarland’s Response to COVID-19 Out of an abundance of caution and at the request of Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor (which can be read here), all worship services and Sunday activities at McFarland UMC are cancelled for March 15 and 22.  The Wednesday morning book study is cancelled until Wednesday, April 1 and there will be no choir rehearsals until April 1. A decision about the Wednesday evening Simple Supper & Bible Study and modifications to the Free Store…

Helping Hands

Hey McFarland, Pastor Wayne here. This has been a crazy week in our area. We have seen tornado devastation not too far from us in Middle Tennessee primarily in the area between Nashville and Cookeville. We have heard the stories of tragedy and survivors from the tornadic outbreak and we remember how the tornadoes in 2011 affected us. In the midst of the local news that we have seen the appearance of the current strain of coronavirus appear in both…