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Confirmation Class Zooms Along!

During this time of the COVID pandemic and in-person classes being suspended, Church Street’s Confirmation class has continued without any interruption. This year’s class of fifteen 6th and 7th graders began last September and will continue through April 2021. They meet every Sunday at 11 am via Zoom.

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Questions about Covid Vaccines?

Two vaccines are now being offered to prevent COVID-19. Pfizer-Biontech and Moderna vaccines have been released under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA. Both are messenger RNA vaccines (mRNA) which work by teaching our cells how to make a protein that triggers an immune response. The mRNA from the vaccine does not enter the […]

Hope Amid Exile

Daily Advent Devotions from Church Street UMC Sunday, November 29, Morning By Bishop Kenneth L. Carder Hope Amid Exile Read Isaiah 40:3-5 A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord,     make straight in the desert a highway for our God.  Every valley shall be lifted up,     and every mountain and hill […]

Prayer for Today – October 15

BINDING SOUL AND SOURCE Prayers for the Church Street Family October 15, 2020 Rev. Dr. Jan Buxton Wade   O Holy Vision, some of us walk bruised, burdened, and blinded through the ways of the world. We continue to question the unease, the uncertainty, the unknown. The apostle said that we see through a glass […]

Prayer for Today – October 14

BINDING SOUL AND SOURCE Prayers for the Church Street Family October 14, 2020 Rev. Dr. Jan Buxton Wade   O God Most Holy, as we glimpse your morning brightness through the colored branches, we are filled with a deep longing to remain enfolded in your holy presence this day. Without reservation, the bracing breeze reminds […]

Prayer for Today – October 13

BINDING SOUL AND SOURCE Prayers for the Church Street Family October 13, 2020 Rev. Dr. Jan Buxton Wade   O Great Physician, once a leper came to Jesus and said: I wish to be made clean.” Today we come before you with that same prayer in our hearts, for we carry many burdens and require […]

Prayer for Today – October 12

BINDING SOUL AND SOURCE Prayers for the Church Street Family October 12, 2020 Rev. Dr. Jan Buxton Wade   O One of Many Names, you have called us to be members of your blessed community. With our different origins and backgrounds, with our varying skin tones and physical appearance, with our mixed languages and dialects, […]

Prayer for Today – October 8

BINDING SOUL AND SOURCE Prayers for the Church Street Family October 8, 2020 Rev. Dr. Jan Buxton Wade   For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. (Isaiah 55:8) God of Grand Imagination, how intricately you have created our universe! All things are aligned so perfectly, such […]

Prayer for Today – October 7

BINDING SOUL AND SOURCE Prayers for the Church Street Family October 7, 2020 Rev. Dr. Jan Buxton Wade   O Master of Life, the ground beneath us seems to be shifting these days and we strive to regain our footing. Just when we think everything is under control, we feel ourselves slipping again, inch by […]

Prayer for Today – October 6

BINDING SOUL AND SOURCE Prayers for the Church Street Family October 6, 2020 Rev. Dr. Jan Buxton Wade   O Beauty of Holiness, we are a tense people, eagerly answering the world’s cry for productivity. But you stop us in our tracks with the startling beauty you have sown around us. Lead us to look […]