In Preparation For
November 28, 2021
Dear friends, in this blog you will find various elements to use when participating in each week's virtual worship service.
In these posts you will find Vimeo and YouTube links to each week's virtual (recorded) worship service and, if applicable, to the week's Kids' Message; the bulletin for you to use as you participate in the service; the week's Praise song; the Prayers of the Church; the latest News & Announcements; and other materials. (Note: Some materials in older posts may have been removed.)
Be sure to check out additional resources at the bottom of this page and each blog post page: links to videos of prayers and blessings, and information about growth opportunities: Sunday School and Bible study for kids, youth, and adults.
May you be blessed as you worship today and in the coming days.
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FAMILIES: Check out the Family Resources section on our Kids' Ministry page, and our Sunday Spark blog, where you'll find new Kids' Sunday School materials --Sunday Spark @ Home -- each week and links to our weekly Kids' Message.
Click here for information about holding a family worship service at home.
Want to be a part of the Sunday Spark @ Home bunch? Want even more Sunday School resources? Email Director of Christian Education Andy Muich!
This group now meets online. Email Director of Christian Education Andy Muich
Pastor James started a 10-week Bible study on April 11 entitled: "Acts: The Gospel throughout the World." This study will help participants hear God speaking to them -- lovingly, emphatically, personally. You'll discuss chapter-by-chapter background information, questions, and learning experiences that promote exciting and challenging discussions, and activities that reveal how God speaks to the deepest concerns of your heart. Sign up using the form below.
Heidi Cooper’s class is studying Equipped: The Armor of God for Everyday Struggles from May 16 through June 27. They meet via videoconference, and you'll need a link to participate. Email the church office for information about contacting Heidi. Or fill out the form below, and indicate your interest in the Woman2Woman class.
Pastor Johann has made a number of videos and podcasts consisting of prayers and blessings. Here are the links to the videos:
Mealtime Prayers and Blessings (Vimeo) (YouTube)
Prayers during the Pandemic, Part 1 (Vimeo) (YouTube)
Prayers during the Pandemic, Part 2 (Vimeo) (YouTube)
Prayers during the Season of Hurricanes and Wildfires (Vimeo) (YouTube)
You can find our podcasts by searching for GSLCVA on your favorite podcast app.