Worcester Weekly- January 17, 2021
Midweek Services: We will have Family Group Midweek on January 20 and Women’s Midweek on January 27.
Family Group Leaders: There will be a meeting/workshop for family group leaders and assistants on January 24 with Steve & Sue Shoff and the leaders of the Burlington, VT church.
All New England Church App: We are excited to announce that the Worcester Church is part of the recently launched All New England Church app for smartphones! To get the app, type in "ICOC NE" in your app store or click this link: https://a3a.me/ICOCN. To see a promotional video on the app, go to: https://vimeo.com/user69738629/download/495018048/26c62fe179
Women’s Book Club: It’s not too late to join the Women’s Book Club that Sydney is starting. The Women’s Book Club will meet on Zoom twice a month on Thursdays from 7-8 pm, beginning on January 7. The book is "With: Reimagining the Way You Relate to God" by Skye Jethani. Contact Sydney at email@example.com to sign up and receive the reading assignments.
Women’s Prayer Time: Sheron Adair is organizing a women’s prayer time to discuss racial issues and pray about them. The prayer time will take place via ZOOM on the last Sunday of each month, beginning at 12:30. The next time will be Sunday, January 31. If you are interested in joining the call, contact Sheron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exhale: A time for brothers to join together, listen to one another and to breathe out. This meeting is a time for prayer and a safe place for brothers to discuss feelings on their hearts dealing with issues of race. This meeting will be led by both Gerry Brady & Ida Benson-Jaja. The next meeting will be in February. Email Ida at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Worship services online: We will be holding online services for midweek and Sunday worship for the foreseeable future. Sunday service is at 11 AM and Midweek will be at 7:30 PM. Both will be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube.
Virtual Fellowship Hall: Join us every Sunday after service by going to The Worcester Church website (http://www.worcesterchurch.org) and click the Virtual Fellowship Hall links (VFH button on the top or under the ministries section).
Contribution: We are collecting contribution every week. We encourage everyone to sign up with Tithe.ly as it will be so helpful during this time! Contribution can also be mailed to John Clark, 1 Brendon Drive, Northborough, MA 01532. Please do not mail cash.
Linda Lolli: She has tested positive for Covid-19. Her symptoms began on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Please pray for her recovery as she is immunocompromised. Jessica Haire: She has tested positive for Covid-19. Jaden Kabaso: He has tested positive for Covid-19. Greg & Laurie Renshaw: They are recovering at home from Covid-19. Please pray for a speedy recovery. Mauretta Poston: She has tested positive for Covid-19. Bruni Clarkson: She has recovered from Covid-19. Please pray for her family not to get it, especially for her mother Carmen, who is battling pneumonia. Carmen Underwood: She has tested positive for Covid-19. Samantha Nganju: She is requesting prayers for Nganju Muturi's mom whose cancer has returned and that her treatment will be effective. Susan Auger, Christine Arsenault and Mark Holmberg request prayers for their brother John whose lung cancer has returned. He had been in remission for almost a year thanks to God answering your prayers. Jacqui Balestier: Her sister Migdalia is undergoing chemotherapy, has been hospitalized for a week day and is very weak. Rebecca Mora: Her sister Emily’s cancer is very advanced and she has been in the hospital twice this month. She has three kids, ages 5, 14, and 16. We are asking for time. Dan Dorval: His brother-in-law Pete has an updated diagnoses of viral encephalitis. He's still suffering, and Dan’s sister Kathy is handicapped and struggling. Jeff Crumble: He is in need of liver transplant and is being placed on the donor list. Tyrone Jones: He is continuing treatment for amyloidosis.
MINISTRY STAFF Lead Evangelist/Women’s Ministry Leader: Tom & Sydney Caswell 508-434-0253 Campus Ministry: Ida Benson-Jaja 912-508-2871 Marcela Torres 781-479-6395 http://www.worcesterchurch.org/