IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT TO OUR CHURCH FAMILY
I wanted to let you know that all services/activities at Redemption Hill Church have been cancelled for the next two weeks due to the coronavirus and current national state of emergency. In a conference call to pastors today, the governor of Colorado declared the government is limiting the number of people assembling for an event due to the coronavirus.
In Romans 13, GOD’s Word declares, “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.” We certainly want (1) to obey Scripture and (2) to be a good witness to a watching world! So we have chosen to cancel services/activities for at least two weeks.
Luke 12:31, GOD’s Word declares, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” We definitely want to protect the vulnerable – the older members of our church family and those who suffer from chronic medical conditions (e.g., heart disease, diabetes, respiratory illnesses, etc.).
We will re-assess in two weeks. In the meantime, our social media team has worked diligently to streamline our Sunday morning worship services on the internet, hopefully beginning this Sunday. I will keep you posted on this once I have more details.
Our church staff will keep regular work hours during the week in our church building. We are encouraging members to continue to support the church financially with their tithes and offerings in one of three ways: by dropping off their offering during the week during work hours (9:00-5:00), by giving via the RHC app, or by giving online at our website at rhccs.org.
I will be communicating with our church family on a regular basis throughout the next two weeks. You can keep up by going to my blog on the church website. You can also keep up via social media (our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts).
Finally, this national crisis gives the Church an unprecedented opportunity to be a shining light in the midst of this darkness. People are afraid and their regular routines have been shaken. It is a great opportunity for us to share our faith! We also have an opportunity to think of older people who are not getting out of their homes. We can call them and see if there is any way we can serve them – if they have need of anything.
Please be in prayer for our church staff/leadership team as we seek to provide spiritual leadership for our church family during these days. Pray also for our church family – for everyone to enjoy good health. And pray for our nation – for GOD to use this crisis to turn our nation back to Him!