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Coronavirus Official Statement

Greetings,

Hello brothers and sisters of Midwest church of Christ. In light of the current situation concerning the Coronavirus, we felt it necessary to address the Midwest family. There has been much conversation in regards to the closing of many public venues and events, with some calling for the temporary closing of worship assemblies.

We want you all to be made aware that our Sunday gatherings will carry on as scheduled at the Midwest church. However, our Wednesday bible studies will be suspended until further notice.Please do not think that we are not concerned for the well being of our brothers and sisters. In lieu of our Wednesday services, we will host a live virtual bible study and prayer service via our www.facebook.om/midwestcoc​ at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday night. Also our Friday Night Live youth activities that are scheduled for March 20​th​ will be postponed. Understand that precautions are being taken to ensure the safety of our members. The sanctuary, bathrooms, and other surfaces such as door knobs and railings are being cleaned and sanitized. Hand sanitizer will be stationed at the sanctuary’s entrance and around the building.
Our Family Life and Development Center will not be open this week. Operations will be withheld until future notice.

All members are asked to utilize their best judgement for attendance. Members that have compromised immune systems, exhibit any flu-like systems, senior members (60 and up), or individuals with any other health challenges are encouraged to take advantage of our online streaming services at ​www.facebook.com/midwestcoc You also have the opportunity to utilize our online giving platform via our website www.midwestchurchofchrist.org​ Members will have the opportunity to pick up communion packets between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the church building on Saturdays.

We know that the country is facing uncertainty, but we have certainty that we can depend on Jesus the Christ. Looking forward to a powerful time of worship of our God and the encouragement of our brothers and sisters this is coming Sunday. If you are well, we want you all to share with us. Updates will be given to you all as information is given to us. ​Isaiah 41:10 “Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you,Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

God Bless,

Jerry L. Stephenson, Minster/Elder

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