AA and Al-Anon Meetings During Stay-At-Home Order

Lara Schopp Congregational Care

The Ward Parkway AA Group leadership has decided to cease meeting INSIDE the church itself. Navigating to the meeting room and maintaining recommended social distancing is nearly impossible. The decision to not continue in person inside the church meetings is based on several factors: exposure of our members to Covid-19 …

Virtual Youth Group Info and more!

Lara Schopp Special Events, Uncategorized, Youth Ministry

Tyler has designed a series of activities to keep us connected during the stay at home order. Virtual Youth Group   Starting this upcoming Sunday, March 29, we’ll be doing “virtual youth group” on Sunday nights from 5:30 to 6:30pm as a way to stay connected socially until we can be together physically! …

Native Plant and Herb Sale – Pre-Orders Only

Lara Schopp Adult-ministry, Church Life, Connect, Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church, Special Events, The Well, Uncategorized, Visitor Information

Spring has arrived and despite the social distancing we are all practicing, working outside in the yard or garden is still allowed. The Sustainability Team will continue with the planned native plant and herb sale with plants available for pre-order. Plants will arrive in time for spring planting.  This is …

New Interim Executive Director of Operations Announced

Lara Schopp Connect

Eileen Brown has been hired as the church’s Interim Executive Director of Operations, effective March 15. She will work part time overseeing finance, stewardship, endowment, technology, and facilities. Eileen has more than 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector at organizations including the local chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association, the national …

Be Kind

Lara Schopp Articles, Children & Families, Staff Messages

By Lisa McLeish, Director of Early Childhood Programs I n spite of my effort to only watch the news for the weather forecast, the other news of the world makes itself known. The excitement and happiness of the Chief’s Super Bowl win seems so long ago as we are inundated …

The Ancient Audacity to Hope

Lara Schopp Articles, Tyler Heston, Youth Ministry

By Tyler Heston, Minister to Youth It’s easy to be anxious in our world today. As November 2020 grows closer, our country is nervous about what’s next. Life as normal is coming to a halt across the globe as COVID-19 spreads. On top of these things and the plethora of …