Posts from April 2020
In an effort to provide better communication to those of you who do not participate on FaceBook, here is the latest update on what we know so far. This Sunday will mark the 8th week of online worship as our building continues to remain closed. No matter what Governor Kemp or Governor Lee says, Bishop Taylor on Tuesday evening informed us that we will remain closed until further notice. The Bishop in consultation with the Cabinet (our District Superintendents) is…
It’s hard to believe that I haven’t communicated with you here on the website since Good Friday, especially since I have communicated with you via FaceBook. We have not been together in worship in-person since March 8. This means that we have been stumbling through online worship for the past 6 weeks with who knows how many more weeks there are to come. No matter what Governor Kemp says, Bishop Taylor is indicating that we stay closed for the time…
On this Good Friday in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, I am pleased to share with you a Stations of the Cross video worship prepared by friends at First United Methodist Church, Jackson, Tennessee. The Reverend Sky McCracken is their pastor. I hope that this will enhance your worship on this Good Friday and be a blessing to you..
In this time of COVID-19 and the separation that it is causing, we offer this brief time of Scripture and prayer. Scriptures for the day: Psalm 116:1, 10-17 and John 13:1-17.
Prayer and Scripture meditation for Holy Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Scriptures: Psalm 70 and John 13:21-32.
On this Tuesday of Holy Week, join us for prayer and Scripture. Our Scriptures for the day are Psalm 71:1-14 and John 12:20-36.
Each day during Holy Week as we offering the Lectionary readings of the day and prayers of the day. The readings for Monday of Holy Week are: Psalm 36:5-11 and John 12:1-11. Join Pastor Wayne in this time of social distancing due to COVID-19 as he leads us in this time of worship together. The videos of these devotionals will appear first on the McFarland UMC Facebook page and then be posted here later in the afternoon.
We are in uncertain times. None of us has been through a health crisis of this magnintude. We are all trading uncertain waters. Even if we cannot meet together on Sunday morning, we have continuing obligations that we have to take care of. Our payroll, our utilities and the funds that we need to continue our ministries in the community must continue to be paid. As members of the United Methodist Church, we vow to uphold the church with our…
Join Pastor Wayne for a brief update as we navigate this time together.