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Responding to C-19

This is such a crazy time & people are affected in so many ways .  We'd like to remind you that Jesus said that He has overcome the world.  Right now that's pretty good news!  This section will be updated regularly with resources and links to help us all worship, learn, connect, and navigate this season we all share.  

Two hours of worship music

This is a compilation of two hours of worship music.  Turn up your volume and sing along!


3 He has given me a new song to sing, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see what he has done and be amazed. They will put their trust in the Lord. Psalms 40:3 (NLT)

Messages from Dale

I will keep this area updated with messages of hope, encouragement, and ways we can serve each other.

Worship with Rend Collective

Here is a video of the group Rend Collective leading in a time of worship and reflection.  It has some powerful songs and a great message for all of us to reflect on.  The video is a recording of a live stream so they wait for a bit to start soooooo just hold on... it's worth the wait.

Kid's Central Resources

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Teaching kids our faith resources

For those of you who are looking for additional resources to keep your kids growing in their knowledge of and love for God.  This section contains some options for you to consider.


  1. Here is a link from Focus on the Family for a free 4 week trial to a great resource for you and the kids.  It's filled with videos, games, and activities for you to help your kids learn and grow in their love for and understanding of who God is.  The first four weeks are free and if you choose to continue it's $9.99 a month after that.  Here's the link:  https://www.oaclub.org/club?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=877304&refcd=877304&utm_source=ENewsletter&seid=114073705#age_check_free_trial 
  2. Kids Sunday School Place is a web site designed to be a resource for teachers.  However there is a wealth of free, lessons, crafts, activities you can access.  Here is the link https://www.kidssundayschool.com/gradeschool/lessons


We will be adding more resources in the near future...


Ways to connect with others

Ways to connect without going anywhere

 The following is copied from an email I received.  It has some good tools to help us connect over a computer or your smart phones.  Yes the phone still works, so does e-mail, or even cards.


1. Slack – slack.com - FREE
Slack is a group chat tool that has been vital in keeping our work from home team connected.  If you start an account on slack you can create channels for your various ministry teams. For example you can have a channel for #elders, #childrensministry, #worshipteam #staff etc.  Invite the relevant folks to that channel and they will instantly be connected via a live chat stream.  They can use Slack on any device. 


Here’s a Slack tutorial someone (not us) made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c7_TpPUpL0
 

2. Zoom – zoom.us – Free up to 100 participants
Zoom is an awesome tool for holding virtual staff meeting, elder meetings, finance team meetings etc.  Participants have the option to show video, share their screen, or even call in via phone.  We use zoom everyday for video conferencing, one to one meetings, and conference calls.  


Here’s a Zoom tutorial someone (not us) made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMUxzrgZvZQ
 

3. Facebook livestream
Facebook livestream is pretty self-explanatory and anyone with a Facebook account can do it. Simply start a new post and click on the “live” button. You can control who can view your Facebook live stream. If you select anyone even people without a Facebook account can watch your livestream.  This is a great tool for your worship service or even for virtual youth meetings.  NOTE: do not stream copyrighted music or Facebook will terminate your livestream, instead stick to public domain hymns or Sovereign Grace if you’re going to lead music. 

Here’s a Facebook Livestream tutorial someone (not us) made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajRnToYSGyE 

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