Hey, church family!
We are navigating through some unprecedented times. We as a church staff have met today and are trying to make wise decisions for all involved. Our concerns are two-fold. First to our church and then to our community. As a church, we have decided to follow the recommendations brought about by Premier Doug Ford today in limiting social gathering including church services. Therefore, we have made the tough decision of cancelling all physical gatherings for this week. However, we will continue to meet as a church online. Here's what that looks like. Our Sunday Morning Service will livestream at 10:45. You can find this at www.ourbiblebaptist.ca/livestream or on facebook.com/ourbiblebaptist.
We want to encourage you to stay connected with our social media pages. We will be posting regular content such as devotions, livestream, prayer requests, etc. in coming days.
On Sunday Morning, we talked about our church responding with faith in a time of fear. We want to send a message of hope and help to our community. Here is what that looks like. We will be extending help to our community in a number of ways, and we are asking our church family to get involved. Normally our ministries have people coming to us, but in these times we must be prepared to go to them. Here are some things we will be offering to our community. Grocery pickup and delivery, or other errands for those quarantined or at high risk. Prayer requests, communicating with and comforting those who are isolated and lonely. We encourage every member to consider being a part of this community effort. You can sign up to offer help in any of these areas on our website at www.ourbiblebaptist.ca/covid-19. As our regular ministries are postponed, please consider getting involved in this way so we can be the church here in St. Thomas.
Church family, we love you and we are here for you. Please let us know if there is any way we can serve you and your family over the next couple of weeks. Let's move forward together. Remember, God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.