Church buildings closed? The pandemic and government lockdown has made it difficult for congregations to undertake activities outside of worship – but not impossible.
Interactive Lenten Garden
The Presbyterian Church of Canada has prepared a Lenten garden (similar to the Advent garden) for home meditations during Lent. To learn more, click here. To try out the first live garden and see how it works, click here – and you will find music, crafts, meditations, Bible readings, etc. A new garden will be posted each week. To register for the weekly gardens, contact Tori Smit.
Avonmore – Finch – Gravel Hill
Puzzles-‘n-Faith. This 5- to 10-minute study focuses on one question each Wednesday morning @ 10:00 a.m. on Facebook Live. Recorded videos are posted on our YouTube and Facebook pages.
The Book of Revelation – Bible Study. This study group meets Wednesday afternoons @ 2:00 p.m. via Zoom. Our Revelation study starts February 17. All are welcome. Contact Rev. Cheryl for Zoom link: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entering the Passion of Jesus (by Amy-Jill Levine). First in Brockville is starting its 6-week Lenten Bible Study February 17th. Sessions will be Wednesday mornings @ 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. Similar to her book on Advent, Levine dives into characters such as Judas, Pilate, Caiaphas, the disciples and the women around Jesus to understand their relationships and roles in the Passion narrative. To register or get more information, contact Rev. Marianne Emig Carr.
Zoom Hortons. Every Thursday morning @ 10:00 a.m., St. Matthew’s in Ingleside has a Zoom Coffee house where people can meet and check in on their friends from the church family. To get the Zoom link, contact Rev. Feras.
Zoom Coffee Chat. Every Wednesday morning @ 10:30 a.m. To get the Zoom link, contact Ruth.
Morewood WMS meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of the month @ 1:30 p.m. To get the Zoom link, contact. Ruth. All are welcome.
Monthly Fun Night. St. Paul’s in Kemptville hosts a fun night (virtual at the moment) the second Wednesday of every month, starting at 7:00 p.m. To register and get the link, contact Rev. Samer.
Virtual Family Feud. The next Fun Night is a Family Feud event via Zoom on March 10 @ 7:00 p.m. To register and get the link, contact Rev. Samer.
Prescott / Spencerville
Lenten Bible Study. We will be having an at-home Bible Study during Lent. Material will be emailed out to the entire congregation with directions on how and when I am available to answer questions, etc. To get on the email list, contact Rev. David.
Lenten Zoom “Interaction”. Rev. David will be holding short Zoom sessions during Lent, starting February 24th, at 10:30 a.m. To get the link, contact Rev. David.
The WMS is holding a series of monthly virtual Zoom meetings on different topics:
– March 10: World Day of Prayer
– April 7: Easter Worship
– May 12: Mission Awareness
– June 16: Fellowship and Sharing
Meetings start at 1:00 p.m. and will end around 2:30 p.m. For more information, or to register and to get the Zoom link, contact Cathy Reid