WEEKLY UPDATE VIDEO
WEEKLY UPDATE VIDEO
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WEEKLY UPDATE VIDEO
BRIDGEWAY CHURCH COVID-19 UPDATES
We are mindful of the current health climate regarding COVID-19, this season's flu virus, and common colds. We want to assure you that your health and safety are our highest priority. Based on the advice of our board, state officials, and the CDC, BRIDGEWAY CHURCH will not meet at our physical location until further notice. We are evaluating all of our weekly gatherings on a week-to-week basis, which includes our adult and children’s services, growth groups, students, and young adult gatherings.
This means we will be holding church services in your home via online video streaming. We encourage you to join us this Sunday as we grow together in the Word of God. You can expect worship, prayer, and a faith-stirring teaching to be shared. As our world wrestles with the ever-evolving door of COVID-19/Coronavirus and the uncertainty surrounding it, our prayer is that you feel supported and strengthened in this time.
We will continue to gather online in the meantime.
Sundays | 11AM
IF YOU NEED HELP?
If at any point over the next few weeks you are in need of assistance pertaining to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), BRIDGEWAY CHURCH is here to help! Whether it is going to the store on your behalf, picking up a prescription, or connecting in prayer, we’d like to know.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with details providing us with information on how we can help you. Your request will be reviewed immediately and we will contact you as soon as possible.
HERE’S WHAT WE’RE DOING AS A CHURCH STAFF
No matter how dire circumstances get, the Lord remains our refuge and strength, “an ever-present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1). To trust in the Lord amidst trouble is to experience and bear witness to the power of Christ, while exhibiting our beliefs to an unbelieving world. Maintaining a right perspective and feeding our faith through His Word keep us strong in times like this.
PRAYING FOR EVERYONE
We must pray for the sick and the fearful, for public health officials, for doctors and nurses, for researchers, and for caregivers. As Christ followers, we believe our prayer has power, so we seek the help from the Lord.
The media is inundated with daily updates and it’s impossible to read, absorb, and respond to every news report, Tweet, or latest rumor. Here is a reliable list of information for your education, your planning, and overall management purposes.
CDC on COVID-19: The US Center for Disease Control’s up-to-date resources on coronavirus.
CDC Resources for Community and Faith-Based Organizations: The CDC has also created resources specifically for faith-based organizations to respond to influenza pandemic, which are applicable in this situation. As a church, we are implementing this guidance.
Managing Anxiety Around Coronavirus Coverage: The American Psychological Association created this resource to help manage anxiety around coverage of COVID-19.
Addressing Mental Health Issues: This resource from the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Network provides guidelines for addressing mental health issues that may arise, and offers advice for messaging, including among children, older adults, people with disabilities, and those in quarantine.
HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP
Pray for our community and those directly affected by COVID-19. Pray for the health care workers who are treating the sick, and those public health administrators making difficult decisions. Pray that our God would protect our community from further spread of the virus.
Reflect Christ. In these anxious days, the church (all of us) can shine as a light of hope, care, faith, patience, and prudence. We can demonstrate to the world how our faith provides true assurance against worry and fear.
Practice recommended personal hygiene. Wash your hands frequently. Avoid contact with the sick. Stay home from public functions if you’re sick. Enjoy our online services.