A WORD ON CORONAVIRUS FROM CENTERPOINT

 


 

We are all aware of the fight agains COVID-19 in our community and around the world. Be assured that we are taking this situation seriously and doing all we can to act responsibly and represent Christ well during this unprecedented time.

 


 

For the most recent updates on this ever changing situation, follow us on social media: Facebook / Instagram

 


 

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE DOING AS A CHURCH TO RESPOND TO THIS CRISIS

 

  1. For the time being, our Sunday services will be online-only. When things get better, we will reassess and give further details. We know your kids will also be missing church. Moms & Dads, remember, you are the spiritual leaders of your homes. It's important that you are having spiritual conversations with your kids. We are here to help! We have created a digital packet of resources that are available to you. You can have a Centerpoint Kids experience in your home by simply clicking the connect tab on the app or website or by going to the CP Kids Facebook page.
  2. We have planned various ways for people to connect with God throughout the week while we are not meeting in person. We have midday devotionals online through Facebook and Instagram. These live videos will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at noon. On Wednesdays instead of our daily devotions, we will be having “Living Room Worship" at 7pm through the Centerpoint Facebook Page. Another way for us to stay connected is through Life Groups. Even though we are not meeting in person, we encourage groups to stay in contact with each other using video conferencing apps such as Zoom or Google Hangouts
  1. Finally, we want to use this challenging time to show support to our community. We have started a new program called “Errands for the Elderly.” If you are older or medically compromised, and need help picking up necessities, let us know by calling our “prayer and care hotline” at 478-227-2514. Just like the name indicates, this number can also be used for anyone who needs prayer. Simply call the number and someone from our prayer team will be available to pray with you. Remember our church is not just a Sunday gathering. That’s only a small part of who we are. We’re going to continue to do ministry and with God’s help, we are going to all get through this time together.

 


 

HERE’S WHAT WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO DO DURING THIS TIME

 

  1. TRUST GOD: This is not the time to panic. In these anxious days, we all can shine as a light of hope, care, faith, and wisdom. We can demonstrate for the world how our faith provides true assurance against worry and fear. No matter how dire circumstances get, the Lord remains our refuge and strength, “an ever-present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1).
  2. PRAY: We must pray for the sick and the scared, for public health officials, for doctors and nurses, for researchers, and for caregivers. Pray that God would protect our community from the spread of the virus. As Christians, we believe prayer has power, so we seek help from the Lord.
  3. STAY INFORMED: It’s impossible to read to every news report or latest rumor. Make sure you’re following reliable information. Here are a few resources to consider.

CDC on COVID-19: The US Center for Disease Control’s up-to- date resources on coronavirus.

CDC Resources for Community and Faith-Based Organizations: The CDC has also created resources specifically for faith-based organizations to respond to influenza pandemic, which are applicable in this situation.

Managing Anxiety Around Coronavirus Coverage: The American Psychological Association created this resource to help manage anxiety around coverage of COVID-19.

  1. ACT RESPONSIBLY: Since COVID-19 is even more contagious than a cold or the flu, please respect your fellow man, by adhering to recommended guidelines — practice social distancing, wash your hands often, and remain quarantined while we are under this threat.

 


 

“Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety, he is my God, and I trust him. For he will rescue you from every trap and protect you from deadly disease.”
- Psalm 91:1-3 (NIV)

A WORD ON CORONAVIRUS FROM CENTERPOINT

 


 

We are all aware of the fight agains COVID-19 in our community and around the world. Be assured that we are taking this situation seriously and doing all we can to act responsibly and represent Christ well during this unprecedented time.

 


 

For the most recent updates on this ever changing situation, follow us on social media: Facebook / Instagram

 


 

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE DOING AS A CHURCH TO RESPOND TO THIS CRISIS

 

  1. For the time being, our Sunday services will be online-only. When things get better, we will reassess and give further details. We know your kids will also be missing church. Moms & Dads, remember, you are the spiritual leaders of your homes. It's important that you are having spiritual conversations with your kids. We are here to help! We have created a digital packet of resources that are available to you. You can have a Centerpoint Kids experience in your home by simply clicking the connect tab on the app or website or by going to the CP Kids Facebook page.
  2. We have planned various ways for people to connect with God throughout the week while we are not meeting in person. We have midday devotionals online through Facebook and Instagram. These live videos will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at noon. On Wednesdays instead of our daily devotions, we will be having “Living Room Worship" at 7pm through the Centerpoint Facebook Page. Another way for us to stay connected is through Life Groups. Even though we are not meeting in person, we encourage groups to stay in contact with each other using video conferencing apps such as Zoom or Google Hangouts
  1. Finally, we want to use this challenging time to show support to our community. We have started a new program called “Errands for the Elderly.” If you are older or medically compromised, and need help picking up necessities, let us know by calling our “prayer and care hotline” at 478-227-2514. Just like the name indicates, this number can also be used for anyone who needs prayer. Simply call the number and someone from our prayer team will be available to pray with you. Remember our church is not just a Sunday gathering. That’s only a small part of who we are. We’re going to continue to do ministry and with God’s help, we are going to all get through this time together.

 


 

HERE’S WHAT WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO DO DURING THIS TIME

 

  1. TRUST GOD: This is not the time to panic. In these anxious days, we all can shine as a light of hope, care, faith, and wisdom. We can demonstrate for the world how our faith provides true assurance against worry and fear. No matter how dire circumstances get, the Lord remains our refuge and strength, “an ever-present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1).
  2. PRAY: We must pray for the sick and the scared, for public health officials, for doctors and nurses, for researchers, and for caregivers. Pray that God would protect our community from the spread of the virus. As Christians, we believe prayer has power, so we seek help from the Lord.
  3. STAY INFORMED: It’s impossible to read to every news report or latest rumor. Make sure you’re following reliable information. Here are a few resources to consider.

CDC on COVID-19: The US Center for Disease Control’s up-to- date resources on coronavirus.

CDC Resources for Community and Faith-Based Organizations: The CDC has also created resources specifically for faith-based organizations to respond to influenza pandemic, which are applicable in this situation.

Managing Anxiety Around Coronavirus Coverage: The American Psychological Association created this resource to help manage anxiety around coverage of COVID-19.

  1. ACT RESPONSIBLY: Since COVID-19 is even more contagious than a cold or the flu, please respect your fellow man, by adhering to recommended guidelines — practice social distancing, wash your hands often, and remain quarantined while we are under this threat.

 


 

“Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety, he is my God, and I trust him. For he will rescue you from every trap and protect you from deadly disease.”
- Psalm 91:1-3 (NIV)