August COVID-19 Update
St. Michael’s is gathering again for in-person outdoor worship.
Sunday mass is celebrated at 9:00 am. Please dress for the weather! Seating and shade tents will be available. You are welcome to bring your own chair.
For those who remain at home, the church will continue to bring you a virtual “blog mass” complete with a video recording of the sermon. This liturgy is designed for home devotions.
First, take a moment to quiet your heart and prepare for worship. Then simply begin! Click on the videos to watch the sermon and hymns.
St. Michael’s is gathering again for in-person outdoor worship. The celebration begins with mass at 9:00am on Sunday, August 2nd. Please dress for the weather! Seating and shade tents will be available. You are welcome to bring your own chair.
Daily services will also begin again in the open air narthex of the church. Morning and Evening Prayer at 8:30 am and 5:30 pm respectively. Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at 12 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and at 5:30 pm Saturday evening.
An online screening form has been created for each person to fill out prior to worship. If you forget or are unable to do so, a hardcopy will be available at church. It is very important that everyone fill out this form each time church is attended.
For the health and well-being of the parish community:
- Please stay home if you have a fever or respiratory symptoms associated with COVID-19, or have been in recent contact with someone with these symptoms.
- Wear a facial covering.
- Maintain a minimum six-foot distance from one another.
- Refrain from shaking hands or engaging in any unnecessary physical contact.
- Remain in your seat during communion and the priest will bring the Sacrament to you.
Many faithful Christians have, and do, and will continue to call this place home. There are those who mind the lantern and love and serve God and others in this place. But there are just as many migrants seeking safe passage as they travel the road from brokenness to belief. They are on The Way, and St. Michael’s serves as a holy resting place to be refreshed and nourished.
Amidst the brokenness of humanity, and indeed, the brokenness of the Church, St. Michael’s beckons weary travelers to the beauty of this coastline, and the infinitely greater beauty of the life-giving and soul-saving gift of Our Lord Jesus Christ and his One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church. He is the rock upon which this beacon is built. Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on your journey of faith, there is a place for you here. Fr. Doran Stambaugh
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