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Communications/Office Manager

Communications/Office Manager

Would you like to use your skills and imagination to make a real difference in a diverse community? Trinity Moravian Church has an opening for a part time Communications/Office Manager. Strong computer skills will be needed, great people skills are essential. You can download the job description below. Applicants should contact pastor@trinitymoravian.org.

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New Mask Rules

New Mask Rules

May 19, 2021:  The Board has reviewed advice from physicians and the (somewhat confusing) guidance from the CDC, and has decided on an interim policy for public worship.  This will be reviewed frequently and adapted as new information come out.

Our interim policy for public worship:
– Continued social distancing
– No congregational singing for the interim
– Non-vaccinated adults and children should continue to mask
– Masks are optional for fully vaccinated adults.*

Children are welcome to be part of worship, and we will continue to have special activities for them.  They should wear masks while indoors, and Pastor Jackman will wear a mask while interacting with the children.  We will not have a Nursery available during this interim period.

We hope you will join us in worship, either in-person or virtually.  As we get back in the “swing,” we have some very special services planned with special music.

*”Fully vaccinated” is defined as two weeks after the individual who has had the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, or both shots of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

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Return to In-Person Worship

Return to In-Person Worship

We are happy to announce that next Sunday, April 18th, we will return to in-person worship in our sanctuary.  Easter Sunday we had a wonderful service on the lawn, but we had huge technical problems webcasting from outside.  Our board has met and reviewed the many issues involved, and has voted now to go back to in-person Sunday School and worship on a regular basis, using all recommended safety procedures.

Bear in mind that this will not be like flipping a switch.  It will be gradual.  There are many people who will still not feel safe coming out for in-person worship, and we will be working to make sure that the webcast is easily available for them.  We will not be having child care or Coffee Fellowship at first.  Go ahead and bring the children to worship, bring a blanket and some toys, we have activity bags for them.  We’d love to have them.  As time goes on, we will organize a new child care team and will announce later when that will start up.  We’ve done our best to keep everything in the century-old building working, but we may run into some problems as we use equipment that has not been used for an entire year.

The six foot social distancing requirement limits the number of people we can seat in the sanctuary.  We will need to seat some folks in the balcony, and if there is a Sunday that we max out, we will be prepared to stream the live service to the screen in the Reich Fellowship Hall and use that as an overflow area.

At first, we will have to limit the amount of singing that goes on.  This is probably the hardest part of COVID restrictions for Moravians, but there is good science behind it.  We will have instrumental music, solos, and limited singing by our choir — wearing specially made “singer masks.”

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Easter Worship

Easter Worship

We are excited to announce that we will have Easter worship IN PERSON and ON THE LAWN this Sunday at 11 am. Bring your lawn chair, wear your mask, family groups will socially distance, and all current precautions will be in place. Parents, bring a blanket and toys for the little ones, there will be a special time for them with Pastor John. We expect the weather to be GORGEOUS – in the unlikely event of adverse weather we will be prepared to move indoors, but that is not likely.

NOTE: there will be no Zoom Sunday School class on Easter.

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Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services

Palm Sunday Worship – WEBCAST at 11 am

READING SERVICES – Webcast each evening at 7 pm

  • Sunday – 7 pm
  • Monday  – 7 pm
  • Tuesday –  – 7 pm
  • Wednesday  – 7 pm
  • Thursday – 7 pm Holy Communion
  • Friday – 7 pm
  • Saturday – Great Sabbath Service – 7 pm

There will be no Good Friday Cross Walk this year – plan on attending in 2022!

Easter Morning – 6:15 am Livestream ONLY! 
               www.moraviansunrise.org, WXII-TV Channel 12, WSJS-AM 600.

Easter Worship – 11 am LIVE ON THE CHURCH LAWN! Bring your lawn chair! We will move indoors if inclement weather. Service will be live streamed.

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

We will have an Ash Wednesday webcast on February 17 at 7:00 pm. Pastor Jackman will read the traditional Scripture lessons for Ash Wednesday, and we will sing together verses of “Christ Jesus Knew A Wilderness.” You can download the music and words HERE. The Webcast will be available on our website “Live Webcast” and in our Facebook group.

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Interprovincial Ash Wednesday

Interprovincial Ash Wednesday

There will be a special Interprovincial Ash Wednesday service on Zoom this Wednesday, Feb 17 at 7:30 pm (immediately following our Ash Wednesday webcast). You must sign up in advance to get the link – click HERE for more information. Click HERE to sign up directly.

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Unity Prayer Watch

Unity Prayer Watch

Next Tuesday, January 12, is Trinity’s turn at the great Unity Prayer Watch. Every minute of every day, a Moravian somewhere is praying for the ministry of the Moravian Church. We have again been assigned the “wee hours” from midnight until 8:00 am.

Please consider signing up for a 30 minute slot — or perhaps splitting a slot with a spouse or friend. Of course, under the current COVID restrictions, we will all be praying at our homes.

You can download a Prayer Guide that will guide you through prayer for all our provinces and ministries. DOWNLOAD HERE.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

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