WE WILL STILL BE CHURCH

Arizona Disciples,

May God’s peace and love surround you and your families during these days of fear, anxiety, and uncertainty.  As we have been asked to no longer gather in person, I was inspired by the words of Saguaro Christian Church pastor Rev. Owen Chandler in the face of all the changes:  “WE WILL STILL BE CHURCH!”  Towards that end, this webpage will outline some of the ways that we will still be church. We will continue to update this page as new information becomes available, so if your congregation has a link to share please email it with a description to Matthew Clark at mclark@azdisciples.org.

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General Church Resources

Our General Church has put together a page with several great resources for congregations and their leadership. This information includes resources for worship services, health information and response to the COVID-19 outbreak, tutorials for live streaming worship services, and more. Visit the page at https://disciples.org/dns/disciples-and-covid-19/. Check back frequently as the page will continue to be updated.

 

Online Worship Services

These links will direct you either directly to the church’s video based worship (sometimes Facebook) or to their response page that has the most up to date information on how they are being community in this time. Please contact Matthew Clark (mclark@azdisciples.org) at the Regional Office to add or change your link.